Exercise Interventions for Parkinson’s Disease

Physiotherapy improves walking, mobility, and balance. The goal is improved quality of life.

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a progressive, neurodegenerative disease, occurring when brain cells that produce the chemical dopamine die. Dopamine is vital for normal movement. People with insufficient dopamine develop muscle rigidity in their limbs, tremors, and impaired balance. Other, nonmotor symptoms of PD include loss of the sense of smell (due to the presence of […]

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