Talk to a physiotherapist who knows about Parkinson’s for more advice and to plan the right exercise for you, especially if you're just getting started.
Many of our local groups across the UK offer exercise classes specifically designed for people with Parkinson’s, at all stages of the condition.
Exercise with progressing symptoms
Watch our animation to find out more about exercising with progressing symptoms, and why it's so important.
3 things we know about exercise with progressing symptoms
Regular exercise will improve your strength, balance, posture and flexibility. It can also help with sleep, tiredness, your mood and mental health.
It's good to focus on the rewards of exercise. Keeping your body fit will help you carry on doing the things that matter to you.
Exercises that work the body and mind at the same time are really good to manage Parkinson’s.
Walk for Parkinson's
We're inviting people of all ages, abilities and fitness levels to take steps to improve life for people with Parkinson’s.
With the choice of shorter and longer distances, and locations including some of the UK's most beautiful parks, countryside and cities, there really is a walk for everyone.
Find local services, activities and support
Last updated November 2017. We review all our information within 3 years. If you'd like to find out more about how we put our information together, including references and the sources of evidence we use, please contact us at [email protected].