Tips for People with Parkinson's to Live their Best and Healthiest Lives!

Tips for People with Parkinson's to Live their Best and Healthiest Lives!

Tips for People with Parkinson's to Live their Best and Healthiest Lives!
  • Introducing Claire and Rogue in Motion

    Claire discusses her background and what led her to start Rogue Physical Therapy & Wellness and then Rogue In Motion! Through unique experiences, she felt compelled to offer services in her community to offer ongoing access to high quality, research based exercise, to help people with Parkinson's...

  • Tips for Success

    Over 13 years of working with people who have Parkinson's, there are some things that people living well with Parkinson's have in common! Here are my top tips for you to incorporate into your life!

  • Believe You Can Get Better

    More and more research is showing positive benefits for people with Parkinson's, because we implement these research principles, we are seeing what is possible for people and how much they can get better!

  • More Inspiration

    One way to get motivated to make positive changes for yourself, is to see others doing well! In this video we talk about a few more inspirational people with Parkinson's who have incorporated consistent exercise into their lives and are great role models!

  • Be Proactive

    Don't wait for anyone to tell you to exercise or make the other healthy changes to your lifestyle! The choices you make on a daily basis will affect how you feel in the short and long term!

  • Optimal Medication

    For people with Parkinson's medication is a big piece of the puzzle. When to start medication and how to optimize it over time are very important topics! Here are just a few things I've learned that I would like to share with you!

  • Set Goals

    Setting goals is very important! It helps to have something you are working towards. It could be anything that is meaningful to you!

  • Objective Measurements

    Getting an assessment or doing testing can be a little nerve-racking, but the truth is, that information is very important and will help guide us in developing your optimal exercise program!

  • Individual PT + Exercise

    Many people aren't sure what the difference is between exercise and Physical Therapy and why both are important! Exercise is something you should do continuously, and ideally what you do works on things that are important for you (ex: endurance, balance, posture, strength, etc). Individual Physic...

  • Types of Exercise

    What type of exercise should you do? Cycling, boxing or swimming? The good news is there are a lot of options for effective exercise, but you do need to make sure you are doing exercise that fits into 2 main types. Watch this video for more details!

  • Intensity of Exercise

    There is a lot of research that shows high intensity exercise is important for people with Parkinson's. But not all of your exercise should be high intensity! We definitely need high intensity exercise, we also need moderate intensity exercise that feels good and low intensity exercise has signif...

  • Duration & Frequency of Exercise

    Watch this video to hear about what research and clinical experience tell us about how long you need to exercise for, and how often!

  • Diet

    What we eat is extremely important for overall health, and is very important as we exercise more. We need to fuel our brain and body with the healthiest nutrition possible for best outcomes!

  • Try New Things

    It's really important in life to continue trying new things! New types of exercise and activities completely unrelated to exercise! Keep your brain stimulated and your heart full!

  • Summary

    Here we summarize the preceding videos! We hope they were helpful! Post here or head over to the forums with any questions or comments!