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May 18, 2024

Find out how Juggling can be your ally in the fight against Parkinson’s Disease

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By Juan Diego Drouet
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Agility, coordination, adrenaline, and perhaps even inspiration, are what this wonderfully beneficial activity in the fight against Parkinson's disease offers us. The purpose of this article is to explore how juggling is not only a fun pastime, but can also be a powerful therapeutic tool to improve the quality of life for people with this neurodegenerative disease. Welcome to the world of juggling!

Why is juggling a great idea?

This ancient exercise, which requires precision, coordination and balance, is known to have potential benefits for people with Parkinson's disease. Although research in this area is relatively new, preliminary findings suggest that juggling may have a significant impact on some aspects of the disease.


Improve Coordination: Juggling is an activity that requires excellent hand-foot coordination. For people with Parkinson's disease, juggling can be an effective way to improve coordination and balance skills, which are often affected by Parkinson's disease.

Increase Physical Activity: Staying active is very important for people with Parkinson's disease. Juggling is a physical activity that is not only fun, but also increases your energy and improves your overall health.

Reduces Symptoms: By improving coordination and movement, juggling may help reduce some symptoms of Parkinson's disease, such as muscle stiffness and slow movement.

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How do I start?

You don't need to be an expert to get started. There are plenty of online resources and juggling clubs to help you along the way. In addition, you can easily find specific exercises designed for beginners. Although even it is not required, using sticks or special juggling balls will make your practice more comfortable and safe.


Additional benefits

Psychological health. Playing juggles can have a positive effect on your mood and mental health. This activity allows you to focus on what you are doing and enjoy it, which makes it very rewarding.

Community: Joining a juggling group is a great way to meet people with similar experiences. The community provides support, inspiration and a network of friends.


Not only is juggling a fun and beneficial activity, it can also be a valuable tool in treating Parkinson's disease. what are you looking for Take the initiative and start playing today!

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