This video shows how progressive resistance exercise and physical training help overcome Parkinson symptoms.

Exercise and Parkinson's Disease Progression

November 2020

After Jimmy Choi was diagnosed with Parkinson's at age 27, he came to the Northwestern Medicine Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center and has been working with exercise physiologist Daniel Corcos, PhD. Jimmy now holds the Guinness World Record for the number of chest-to-ground burpees in one minute and has been a qualifier on “American Ninja Warrior” four times.

Corcos has found that endurance exercise is a safe and important treatment for people with Parkinson’s disease. Learn more about his work and new study:

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