5 Best Tips for People Newly Diagnosed with PD

***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…
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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…
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Coach Con 2018 Recap

Thanks to Xplor, Inc. for this recap! Rock Steady Boxing (RSB), was founded in 2006 by former Marion County (Indiana) Prosecutor, Scott. C Newman, who is living with Parkinson’s. It is a non-profit organization that specializes in a non-contact boxing fitness curriculum to help improve the quality of life of those diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. Rock Steady Boxing is the first program of its kind – their mission is to empower people with Parkinson’s disease to fight back and do s…
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PopSockets Donates $84,000 to RSB

Rock Steady Boxing received an amazing gift of $84,000 from PopSockets as a partner in their “DoGood” campaign! PopSockets grips are fun accessories that make holding your phone easier so you can do more. Over the years, the PopSockets team had received emails from people who have a hard time comfortably using their mobile devices due to health issues like Parkinson’s disease. “They shared with us their frustrations about struggling to call loved ones, order take-out, or even call 911…
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5th Annual Charity Golf Outing June 11, 2018

The Rock Steady Boxing 5th Annual “Charity Golf Outing” is returning June 11, 2018 and we are pleased to welcome Ledbetter Law, LLC – Elder Law Attorneys, as our Platinum Sponsor! Don’t miss your opportunity to participate in this special fundraiser for Rock Steady Boxing. Sponsorship Opportunities are now available! Please contact Joyce Johnson, Executive Director, at 317.205.9198 or email jjohnson@rocksteadyboxing.org to learn more about sponsoring this event. Click RS…
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