PT or not PT?
On Sunday, our Inspired Women with Parkinson’s in Los Angeles group met with Dr. Ali Elder of [re+active] physical therapy and wellness in Los Angeles. Dr. Elder spoke to us about the benefits of exercise for People with Parkinson’s (PWP) and showed slides of dopamine in the brain before and after exercise. Exercises can delay the progression…
Looking Forward to 2016
The cures we want aren’t going to fall from the sky. We have to get ladders and climb up and get them. — Michael J. Fox As 2015 comes to a close, those of us in the Parkinson’s community are excited about the many new research discoveries regarding the causes and treatments for Parkinson’s Disease. …
Getting Past Denial
“I don’t want to be around other people with Parkinson’s. I am still in denial.” Anonymous Sunday, I invited several women with Parkinson’s Disease to a meeting at my home in order to form a support system for women with PD in Los Angeles. One woman cancelled the day before; she said she was still…
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