Parkinson’s Wellness Program

Parkinson’s Wellness – Exercise & Parkinson’s – Hamilton, NJ – Mercer County

The Parkinson’s Wellness Program at RWJ Rahway Fitness & Wellness Center consists of supervised exercise, nutrition education, and group support designed to help you improve your function, quality of life, and more effectively manage symptoms commonly associated with of Parkinson’s disease, such as stiffness, immobility, and gait abnormalities.

Each exercise program is based upon your individual needs and goals while utilizing the best available evidence (science) regarding the most effective ways to train and condition persons with Parkinson’s disease. The program can be customized to those who walk independently, need a cane, or rely on a wheelchair for mobility.

This is a program that meets twice a week for eight weeks, consisting of balance & movement classes led by a physical therapist, and aerobic & strength training classes led by a fitness trainer.

Potential Benefits of Exercise for people with Parkinson’s Disease:

  • Improved muscular strength and endurance
  • Improved flexibility
  • Improved cardiovascular fitness
  • Improved gait and self-selected walking speed
  • Improved balance
  • Decreased risk of falls
  • Improved sense of well-being

The staff who support the Parkinson’s Wellness Program will create your exercise program in partnership with your healthcare team which may include:

  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Physical, Occupational, and/or Speech Therapists
  • Exercise Professionals

Please contact us at 609-531-4131 or fill out our form for more information:

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All inquiries will be returned within 24 hours.

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