***The following is a repost from The Davis Phinney Foundation April 16, 2019 We recently had the chance to chat with two of our Davis Phinney Foundation Ambassadors who specialize in working with people living with Parkinson’s. Together they shared their five best tips for the newly diagnosed. Brett Miller, Rock Steady Boxing coach and wellness professional recommends that people do the following as soon as they’re diagnosed. #1 – FIND A MOVEMENT DISORDER SPECIALIST (MDS) Movement di…Read More
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Exercise That Motivates Parkinson’s Patients to Push Limits Can Offer Range of Benefits, Experts Say
Source: Parkinson’s News Today November 27, 2018 With a treatment not yet within reach that might slow the progression of Parkinson’s disease, much less offer a cure, many — doctors, patients, and researchers alike — are looking to exercise in hopes of fending off a worsening of symptoms. Interest in exercise-based interventions has risen so much that “the number of publications on exercise studies has increased by a factor of 10 since 2000,” Tanya Simuni, MD, chief of Mo…Read More
Rock Steady Boxing was featured on CBS’s “Sunday Morning” program in a story that focuses on the husband of Lesley Stahl of “60 Minutes” and his fight against the disease. Dr. Stephanie Combs-Miller, the director of research at the University of Indianapolis’ College of Health Sciences, also shared results of the first major study on the effects of forced intense exercise through boxing on Parkinson’s disease. Click here to watchRead More
The Big 10 Network, in conjunction with Purdue University, aired an amazing, inspirational 4 minute piece on Rock Steady Boxing. We are so proud of Gary, Pete, Terry and Paul for sharing their inspiring story with the world! Click here to watch: http://youtu.be/CTp8lUntSgkRead More
National Broadcast story on March 4th, 2008.