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For people with PD, everyday life can be both hard and lonely.
The program was launched at Beaufort Memorial in Each Monday and Wednesday some 25 participants gather in the LifeFit group exercise room for the popular Delay the Disease class led by LifeFit wellness coaches and certified program instructors Seth Hunter and Jason Graham. Like most exercise classes, this one begins with a warm- up.
Participants are seated for the dynamic stretching that loosens them up and prepares them for the brief total-body cardio workout that follows. The mild stress caused by the exertion primes the brain to relearn skills. So next come the crux moves, the exercises that zero in on PD symptoms like tremor, muscle stiffness, slowed movement and changes in speech.
And the class provides him with welcome motivation, he says. Indefatigable in his efforts to raise awareness about the disease—and funds for patient care and research—Scott arranged through a friend for the introduction to Beaufort Memorial CEO Russell Baxley that got the program going. Behind it all the way has been Beaufort Memorial neurologist Dr. Norman Bettle. So great has demand for Delay the Disease become—its membership now stands at 45—that Beaufort Memorial plans to expand it this summer.
More instructors will mean smaller class size and more individualized instruction. Seth agrees. hundreds of others receiving a monthly round-up of our top Lowcountry health and wellness articles. Home Blog Parkinson's disease support - Delay the Disease.
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