Terry Ellis Parkinson’s Research Featured in Inside Sargent: “Take One App and Text Me in the Morning”


“Ellis’s research has shown that exercise can help patients improve their walking ability, strength, and flexibility, and may even slow the disease’s progression. But patients with Parkinson’s aren’t often referred to a physical therapist until years after their diagnosis, when function has begun to decline, Ellis says. Finding someone well versed in the disorder is difficult, especially in more rural areas, and patients’ engagement in exercise typically declines once therapy is over.”  

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