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Wednesday, 12 October, 2022

People with Parkinson’s disease take up ping-pong to help symptoms – STV News

People living with Parkinson’s disease are taking up ping-pong to help their symptoms.

A community group in Perth have launched their own club after a six-month study in Japan found it helped people living with the condition maintain balance and develop better hand-eye coordination.

Doreen Brown was 50 years old when she was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.

She was a keen runner, regularly taking part in half marathons and 10K runs, but had to stop when she was diagnosed with the condition.

Read more at: https://news.stv.tv/north/people-with-parkinsons-disease-take-up-ping-pong-to-help-symptoms

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