What are physiotherapy exercises for Parkinson's disease?

Aerobic exercises for Parkinson's disease

• Walking, jogging or running (depending on your level of mobility)
• Swimming or water aerobics.
• Cycling or stationary biking.
• Rowing.

What exercises are good for Parkinson's disease?

Biking, running, Tai Chi, yoga, Pilates, dance, weight training, non-contact boxing, qi gong and more are included - all have positive effects on PD symptoms.

What are physiotherapy treatments?

Physiotherapy is treatment to restore, maintain, and make the most of a patient’s mobility, function, and well-being. Physiotherapy helps through physical rehabilitation, injury prevention, and health and fitness. Physiotherapists get you involved in your own recovery.

Can exercise improve Parkinson's?

Physical activity has been shown to improve many PD symptoms, from balance and mobility issues to depression, constipation and even thinking skills. In addition, research shows that exercise may have a protective effect on the brain, slowing the degeneration of brain cells. It is also an active way of coping with PD.

What are symptoms of Parkinson's disease?

• Rigidity (stiffness)
• Bradykinesia (slowness of movements)
• Tremors (involuntary or uncontrolled movements of body parts)
• Problems with posture and balancing.
• Problems with walking or moving around.