What is it about?

Exercise and activity have clear benefits for improving the symptoms of Parkinson's, delaying the progression of Parkinson's, improving cognition and improving physical function. In this article, we lay out clear guidelines for the exercise prescription.

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Why is it important?

This article lays out clear guidelines for physicians, physical therapists, exercise trainers and health professionals to follow. The article was written to also be read by people with Parkinson's.


This article was written by an exercise neuroscientist and three movement disorders specialists whose passion is to help treat people with Parkinson's and who recognize that exercise is a powerful treatment for increasing quality of life. It clearly summarizes the scientific information to date in a way that can be implemented by health professionals and people with Parkinson's.

Daniel Corcos
Northwestern University

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This page is a summary of: Advice to People with Parkinson’s in My Clinic: Exercise, Journal of Parkinson s Disease, April 2024, IOS Press,
DOI: 10.3233/jpd-230277.
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