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Exercise is an essential component of managing Parkinson’s disease and can greatly improve quality of life for those living with the condition. Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that affects movement and can lead to tremors, stiffness and difficulty with balance and coordination. While there is no cure for Parkinson’s, regular exercise has been shown to be a powerful tool for managing the disease and its symptoms. One of the primary benefits of exercise for people with Parkinson’s is that it can help to improve mobility and flexibility. Stretching and strengthening exercises can help to loosen tight muscles and improve

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Mindfulness and meditation have long since been a great method of addressing feelings of anxiety, stress and sadness. But more recently, it is becoming more useful in the management of various injuries and chronic pain. Even more specific to us, is the use of mindfulness and meditation in rehabilitation for concussion injuries. What Exactly Is Mindfulness And Why Is It Useful In Concussion? Mindfulness is a form of meditation that is designed to orient yourself back to the present moment, improving your awareness of what is happening in your immediate surroundings, and what is happening within yourself. It is task-orientated

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CrossFit is a one of a kind sport. It certainly isn’t for everyone, but hey, what is? You wouldn’t catch me at a yoga class! CrossFit is one of those sports that attracts high energy, competitive, very enthusiastic athletes. Once you start to see improvements in your skills, physical appearance and strength, you truly can become addicted. Did you know, CrossFit has been around for over 20 years now!? It started in one gym (owned by Greg Glassman) in California in 2000 and now has over 12,000 affiliated gyms worldwide. The problem with CrossFit is that sometimes athletes forget to

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