HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital, A Partner with Washington Regional Parkinson's Boxing Program

10/25/2017

HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital, A Partner with Washington Regional has teamed up with Straightright Boxing and Fitness in Springdale to offer people diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease a unique way to combat their symptoms caused by the disease. HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital, A Partner with Washington Regional Physical Therapist Michael Hammel is a certified trainer for the program and helps clients on-site learn to improve stiffness through stretching, tremors through bag punches, memory and reflexes through drills, and balance through footwork exercises. “This is a unique, newer strategy that folks have found empower individuals to take back their independence,” said Hammel.

Source: KNWA

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