Parkinson's patients punch out disease with boxing class

November 25, 2017

MONROVIA, Calif. (KABC) - Parkinson's disease is a devastating disorder with no known cure, but a local gym is fighting back with a one-two punch.  For 90 minutes, three times a week, 85-year-old Charlie Baca feels like he's "punching away" his Parkinson's disease...

No matter what stage of Parkinson's patients are in, experts say they're going to see benefits. And the earlier a patient starts in his or her disease process, the more likely they'll see a delay in symptoms and use of medications, according to Lisk.



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