Exercises for Individuals with Parkinson's Disease: Lower Extremity Exercises
This video-enabled factsheet serves as the second set of videoclips demonstrating exercises appropriate for persons with Parkinson's disease. The video-clips show participants from the Integrated Exercise for Parkinson's class from the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC). This program is specifically designed to benefit persons diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in using exercise for symptom management. This class provides a safe environment for participants to work on ambulation, range of motion and strengthening with an emphasis on postural awareness, breathing, balance, and rhythmical movement.
Please consult your physician before starting any fitness program. The National Center on Health, Physical Activity, and Disability (NCHPAD) is not engaged in rendering medical advice or professional services. Any medical decisions should be made in consultation with your physician. We will not be liable for any complications, injuries, loss or other medical problems arising from or in connection with the use of this video or the reliance upon any information provided in the video.
To view Part 1 of this series, go to: Exercises for Individuals with Parkinson's Disease: Warm-Up at http://www.ncpad.org/509/2407/Exercises~for~Individuals~with~Parkinson~s~Disease~~Warm-Up