Dr. Farley’s PWR! Takeaways

Parkinson’s Wellness recovery, Exercise for Brain Change…..how to live well with PD

Parkinson's Women


May 2, 2014 | by Chrystal Kafka | Imagine this. Chrystal Kafka, pilates instructor and a member of the Parkinson’s Women Support was at the Dr. Farley workshops taking notes, photographing and getting instructed all at the same time. Who says PWP can’t multi-task! The results are some photos on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/parkinsonswomen and some very cool notes. Thanks to Chrystal, we present the Dr. Farley PWR! Takeaways! (albeit only a portion of them!) DB

“…more than other people, PWPs MUST keep their bodies and our brains strong…”

Explanation: Our systems are under constant stress overload while operating under the strain of PD. It means we’re running at capacity and don’t even know it. So much is normally hidden from view until ‘Added Stress’ tips the balance, sometimes revealing the truth with presentation of added or unpredictable symptoms.

“Any kind of exercise is good. The right kind of exercise…

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I am physiotherapist diagnosed at age 47 with Parkinson's disease. Volunteer in my local community with parkinson specific exercises for PWP. Founder of ParkinGo Wellness Society, www.parkingo.org .Tireless advocate for better quality of lives for people living with PD across the global community.Ambassador for www.parkinsonsmovement.com and a Global Ambassador for WPC2016 Portland Oregon Sept 20-23 Co chair for ambassadors WPC2019 Kyoto Japan June 4-7 2019!

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