Parkinson’s Disease is the second most common neurological disorder and the number of people being diagnosed with the condition has grown significantly over the past 10 years. Awareness of the early signs and symptoms is crucial in taking early action against this debilitating disease. Exercise is the only treatment that slows the progression of the disease but it has to be Parkinson’s specific exercise that is applied early in order for it to make a difference. This session will give you the tools you need to identify symptoms early, provide neuro-active exercise that makes a significant difference to quality of life and understand the limitations of this population group.
– Understanding of the pathophysiology of Parkinsons Disease – Understanding of signs and symptoms of the disease – Understanding of the current treatment and the Parkinsons triad – Knowledge of the most appropriate types of exercise for Parkinsons Disease – Application of programming based around the limitations of Parkinsons Disease – Awareness of the cognitive implications of Parkinsons Disease – Awareness of gut health and Parkinsons Disease