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  • Published: 29 October 2019
  • ISBN: 9781578267668
  • Imprint: Hatherleigh Press
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 144
  • RRP: $26.99

Exercises for Parkinson's Disease

The Complete Fitness Guide to Improve Mobility, Strength and Balance



Exercises for Parkinson's Disease is the authoritative exercise guide for men and women who suffer from Parkinson's Disease.

Exercises for Parkinson’s Disease is the complete guide to achieving better health, providing everything from tips on how to structure your day to take full advantage of higher energy periods, to tailor-made workout programs designed to boost mobility and balance. Studies have shown that exercise improves fitness and energy levels in Parkinson’s patients, while also relieving pain and helping them retain control in their daily life.

Exercises for Parkinson’s Disease works as an integrated part of any Parkinson’s treatment plan, optimizing mobility, increasing strength and minimizing pain, while providing lifestyle tips to keep you motivated and moving forward.

Exercises for Parkinson’s Disease also includes:
- A detailed overview of how exercise can improve Parkinson’s disease symptoms
- Clear, informative pictures of safe, effective exercises
- Information on Parkinson’s life-hacks for relaxation and motivation
- Detailed instructions on how to perform each movement
- A complete fitness approach to restoring functionality

Featuring expert-approved fitness techniques, with options ranging from resistance training to mobility movements to light strength exercises, Exercises for Parkinson’s Disease is the all-in-one resource for anyone looking to take back control and live their best life!

  • Published: 29 October 2019
  • ISBN: 9781578267668
  • Imprint: Hatherleigh Press
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 144
  • RRP: $26.99

About the author

William Smith

William Smith has been in practice as a consulting medical herbalist practically all his life. Born in Colne, Lancashire, in 1910, he studied pre-medical subjects at Burnley Municipal College ( a branch of Manchester University), and at 17 years of age was apprenticed to an uncle who was a bonesetter and medical herbalist, also studying with Joseph Knagg a well-known medical botanist of Colne. In 1937, he qualified as a medical herbalist (by examination) with the Lancashire Association of Herbal Practitioners. Subsequently he practiced privately in Colne and Nelson until the outbreak of war, apart from an appointment as assistant to Dr Sarah A. Webb, MD (USA) and William H. Webb, both Fellows of the NATIONAL Association of Medical Herbalists, at their clinic of Scarisbrick Street, Southport.

Mr Smith studied nature cure and osteopathy at the British Naturopathic and Osteopathic Association, London, gaining diplomas in the two subjects.

He studied with the National Institute of Medical Herbalists of Great Britain, and passed their examination in 1946. Later appointed to the tutorial staff and examining board, and then to the research committee. Awarded a Fellowship in 1961 for services rendered.

He studied privately with Dr Ellis, FRMS in botanical and biological micro-technology, preparing medical slides for universities, and medical schools, and also studied and worked at Whittingham Psychiatric Hospital in the medical, surgical wards and operating theatre for two years, gaining a State Enrolled Nursing Certificate.

He was appointed a member of the Royal Institute of Public Health and Hygiene. He has contributed to health magazines in Britain and has lectured extensively.

William Smith has passed certificate examinations in Swedish massage, joint manipulations, surgical chiropody, practipedics, reflexology or zone therapy, homoeopathy and Chinese acupuncture and medical electricity.

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