Exercise with progressing symptoms

If your symptoms are progressing, focus on exercise that takes effort and pushes you. This could be a fast-paced 20 minute walk.

Also, target your symptoms. Yoga, tai chi, Pilates or Parkinson's exercise classes will help with strength, balance, movement and flexibility.

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.


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Exercise with progressing symptoms

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Watch our animation to find out more about exercising with progressing symptoms, and why it's so important.

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.

Light Fund

Thanks to the Light Fund for their support with our exercise animations.

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].