Parkinson’s Patients Turn To Boxing Class To Fight Back Against Debilitating Disease

JENNIFER PARKINSON COFOUNDED AN ORGANIZATION TO DO JUST THAT. DR. MAX GOMEZ HAS HOW. START BRINGING YOUR HANDS OUT WIDE..


JENNIFER PARKINSON COFOUNDED AN ORGANIZATION TO DO JUST THAT. DR. MAX GOMEZ HAS HOW. START BRINGING YOUR HANDS OUT WIDE. FROM THE MOMENT THAT CLASS BEGINS IT DOESN’T LET UP. BACK AND FORTH. LEFT, RIGHT RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT. IT’S CALLED NEURO BOXING. GOOD , GOOD, GOOD. A CLASS HELPING PARKINSON’S PATIENTS REGAIN THE MOVEMENT THEIR DISEASE HAS STOLEN. WE GO THROUGH ALL SORTS OF MODALITIES FROM FUNCTIONAL TRAINING, CORE WORK, BALANCE WORK. IT’S A NERVOUS SYSTEM DISORDER THAT EFFECTS THE BODY’S ABILITY TO MOVE. JENNIFER PAR — PARKINSON WAS DIAGNOSED AT 32 AND HELPED TO MINIMIZE THE TREMORS. STARTED FEELING BETTER AND GETTING MORE ENERGY AND MOVING BETTER. ALL THE PATIENTS HAVE SEEN SIMILAR BENEFITS, STILL MANY ARE HERE FOR SOMETHING ELSE. THEY ARE COMING BECAUSE THEY ARE PART OF THIS COMMUNITY. THEY WANT TO BE HERE WITH THE PEOPLE THEY CONNECT WITH, THEY MADE THESE FRIENDSHIPS WITH. THAT’S GOT BEN SWANSON COMING BACK. THE 37-YEAR-OLD JOINED THIS CLASS 6 MONTHS AGO. THE EXERCISE ITSELF I HAVE FOUND IS THE BEST WAY TO BATTLE THE DISEASE. JAB ACROSS. YOU FEEL THE POWER AND THE VITALITY. GIVING EVERYONE IN THE CLASS A WAY TO FIGHT BACK. STUDIES HAVE SHOWN THAT PARKINSON’S PATIENTS CAN BENEFIT FROM SOME TYPE OF MOVEMENT EXERCISE BUT IT DOESN’T HAVE TO BE BOBBING, — BOXING IT CAN BE AEROBICS OR EVEN DANCING AND JAZZER SIZE.

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