Fighting Back Against Parkinson’s – Daily North Shore

The Parkinson’s Disease Foundation estimates that more than 60,000 people are diagnosed with the condition each year. That staggering statistic, coupled with new research showing that targeted exercises can actually slow the progression of the disease, have inspired two local fitness groups to offer new programs specifically designed for this population.

Eric Johnson started Movement Revolution in late 2014 as a personal training service for people with physical impairments from arthritis or strokes and chronic diseases like Parkinson’s. It was something Johnson was affected by first-hand as a physiologist at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago[…]Read More—>