Useful contacts for exercise and Parkinson's
The organisations below can provide
information and help relating to exercise.
Association of Physiotherapists in Parkinson's Disease Europe
The APPDE brings physiotherapists, researchers, other
professionals, people with Parkinson's and their carers together to discuss education and
research in relation to physiotherapy and Parkinson's.
Carers Trust has a network of local centres offering support to
carers, including exercise classes specifically for carers.
General Council for Massage Therapies
You can search online for a nearby therapist. You will also find
website links to several other professional organisations for
General Osteopathic Council
The website provides information about osteopathy, a type of
therapy that treats all kinds of symptoms through the manipulation
of bones and muscles.
NHS Choices contains information about complementary therapies.
There are also links to professional organisations, so you can
learn more and find a qualified therapist.
Patient UK provides a wealth of information on health
conditions, maintaining a healthy lifestyle and contact details for
many voluntary organisations.
Here you will find information about reflexology and links to
professional associations, which can help you locate a
Tai Chi Union for Great Britain
Learn more about tai chi and find an instructor.
The Prince's Foundation for Integrated Health
A guide to various complementary therapies, and useful links to
Your Personal Best
A national awareness campaign developed and funded by
GlaxoSmithKline, in association with NHS London, to encourage over
55s with a long-term condition, such as Parkinson's, to keep
Our support for the Your Personal Best
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