Exercise and Parkinson’s Disease

At OhioHealth, we are dedicated to helping people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) manage their symptoms and maintain a quality of life. It’s one of the many reasons we offer OhioHealth Delay the Disease™, a fitness program designed to empower people with PD to take control of the disease with daily exercise.

The empowering results of our Delay the Disease fitness program can help with:

  • Moving about with ease and confidence in a crowd
  • Getting out of bed or rising from a chair independently
  • Improved handwriting; dressing independently
  • Diminishing worry that stiffness, slow steps and other symptoms are obvious, regaining  a sense of moving with normality

Watch a video of the Delay the Disease program.

Delay the Disease Offerings 

Our fitness program for people with Parkinson’s disease provides a variety of choices. These include one-on-one exercise sessions, free and fee-based group classes and books and DVDs for those unable to attend on-site classes, as well as carepartner seminars. Our DVDs and books are also used as a supplement to classes. All fitness levels and stages of Parkinson’s disease, from beginner to advanced, are addressed. 

Why WE Never Stop 

OhioHealth is home to one of the country’s most comprehensive neuroscience programs, giving patients greater access to the most experienced experts. In this video, you’ll learn more about OhioHealth and why we never stop when it comes to delivering the highest level of quality care to people with brain and spine conditions, including Parkinson’s disease.  Watch our video.


Three Ways We Help You Fight Parkinson’s Disease

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Group Classes in Ohio

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Books and DVDs

Our books and DVDs expand the program for at-home use. 

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OhioHealth offers advanced treatment for Parkinson's disease.

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