The health benefits of exercise are no secret. Getting enough exercise helps maintain a healthy weight, can help prevent cardiovascular disease and improves sleep habits. But many people may not realize that appropriate exercise can help slow the progression of Parkinson’s disease, a chronic, progressive neurologic disease that affects movement.
When Cassie Hepler arrived at spinal neurosurgeon Joshua Heller’s office, she had been suffering from scoliosis for many years and was getting progressively worse.
Dr. Mijail D. Serruya, M.D., Ph.D. Co-medical Director at the Jefferson Comprehensive Concussion Center (JCCC) explains the risks of sustaining multiple concussions, and gives some guidelines for patients to move forward after their diagnosis.