A group of 48 community members learned how exercise can help Delay the Disease during an event Tuesday, Sept. 24 lead by Jackie Russell of OhioHealth.
According to OhioHealth.com, “OhioHealth Delay the Disease™ is an evidenced-based fitness program designed to optimize physical function and help delay the progression of symptoms associated with Parkinson’s disease.
The Parkinson’s-specific exercises are designed to retrain the mind and body. Many participants report a regained ability to successfully manage the disease, improve their quality of life and take back control over their own body movements. Delay the Disease fitness plans include symptom-specific exercises and also address daily functional challenges, such as rising from a chair, getting out of the car, moving about in big crowds, dressing and getting off the floor.”