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Exercise & Parkinson's Disease with and without DBS: A Closer Look from the Patient's Perspective

The concept of exercise being an important part of healthy living is not a new concept in our community. Additionally, there is research supporting the importance of exercise for individuals with Parkinson’s Disease (PD), from symptom management (e.g., improving gait, balance, and freezing spells) to investigations about exercise and neuroprotection. What is less known is the “patient’s perspective” about exercise, including factors related to attitude and knowledge about exercise and PD, types of exercises in which individuals with PD engage, perceived benefit of exercise, and perceived barriers to exercise.  The objective of this study is to deepen our understanding about the perspective of individuals with PD pertaining to exercise and related variables.

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– Margaret Tuchman, Founder of DBS4PD.org,
Founder and President of The Parkinson Alliance
, and DBS-STN patient 12/00

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