OhioHealth Delay the Disease

The #1 Exercise Program for Fighting 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 exercise program can help participants:

  • Move about with ease and confidence in a crowd
  • Get out of bed or rise from a chair independently
  • Improve handwriting
  • Dress independently
  • Diminish worry that stiffness, slow steps and other symptoms are obvious
  • Regain a sense of moving with normality

Watch an introductory video of the Delay the Disease exercise program.

Delay the Disease Offerings

Our fitness program for people with Parkinson’s disease provides a variety of activity 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 fitness classes. 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.

Additionally, we offer a Carepartner Seminar for caregivers who are supporting a loved one with PD.

Three Ways We Help You Fight Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease patients

Group Classes in Ohio

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Functional Fitness

Books and DVDs

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

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Doctor and Parkinson’s patient


OhioHealth offers advanced treatment for Parkinson's disease.

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