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Exercise

Exercise is good for you. And it's especially good for you if you have Parkinson's.

There isn't a one-size-fits-all approach and the best exercise to do will depend on the way Parkinson's affects you. But the message is the same for everyone - go for it!

How will exercise help my Parkinson's?

Watch the video to find out from different people with the condition. 

Looking for more exercise tips? We've got lots more videos on our YouTube channel.

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What exercise styles should I focus on?

3 things we know about exercise and Parkinson's

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How we created this information

We worked with people with Parkinson's and expert physiotherapists to produce better information with different exercise styles for people to focus on depending on their symptoms.

We used this expertise to create a Parkinson's exercise framework.

Find out more about the framework

Straight from the expert

Physiotherapist Bhanu Ramaswamy explains how you can get started, and how exercise will help you manage your Parkinson's both now and in the future.

Helpline and local advisers

Our helpline and Parkinson's local advisers are here to answer any questions you have about everyday life.

Call us on 0808 800 0303.

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