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Exercise beneficial for people with PD


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#1 Dr. Mahler

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Posted 28 March 2012 - 02:12 PM

The literature on the benefits of exercise for people with Parkinson disease is building. Don't forget that exercises can also benefit speech and swallowing. Starting an exercise program early to maintain functional communication and safe swallowing. Speak to your physician or speech-language pathologist about this at your first opportunity.

Leslie Mahler, PhD, CCC-SLP
Leslie Mahler, PhD, CCC-SLP

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