317 St. Francis Dr. Suite 350
Greenville, SC 29601


317 St. Francis Dr.
Suite 350
Greenville, SC 29601
Tel: 1-864-235-1834, Fax: 1-864-235-2486

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Exercises

Systema Health For Parkinson’s Disease

Recently there has been alot of excitement regarding the use of three dimensional exercise to help retard or alleviate the signs and symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease.   And there should be.   While the newest addition to the arsenal is Rock Steady Boxing, at Piedmontpmr.com we have promoted other exercise programs including Systema Health  and Brain Highways for sometime now.   In each instance exercises intended to challenge you three dimensionally are employed.   In Rock Steady Boxing there is more emphasis on balance and punching, with Brain Highways the focus is on enabling full development through childhood brain stem reflexes so as to free the cortex (your brain) from having to struggle to do something it was never intended to do, and in Systema, a Russian Martial Art, the focus is on personal protection, reducing tension, and helping you to discover freedom.    Irrespective of which avenue you take any three dimensional exercise program that trains your mind to let the body do its work, and at the same time trains the body to be more comfortable with the work it does, is bound to bring great results.  Learn more about Systema Health and Brain Highways at piedmontpmr.com.

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Balance

Maintaining balance in life.  Everyone wants that.  But how?   All too often when the responsibilities of life becomes so demanding we can’t find the time to get everything done.  So we cut corners, and frequently in the wrong places.  Most of us would like to exercise more but exercise is frequently one of the first things skipped.  That is a mistake.  Even if it is only for an hour, 3-4 times per week, exercise improves mental outlook, strength, endurance, and overall health.  Exercise should be the last thing that is cut.  In fact it should never be cut.  If you think of exercise like a religion, something that is part of you, then it will always be one of your first priorities.   You would not stop brushing your teeth because the day was too short, or stop personal hygiene because you had to work; exercise should be no different.  It is the blood pressure pill of hypertension, insulin of diabetes, and sustenance food of our musculoskeletal system.   Those who have chronic pain know what it is like when the musculoskeletal system goes awry but even then exercise has to remain a priority.  Each of us has to find a way to adapt in order to maintain a system of personal protection.  Make exercise something that never gets cut and your body will thank you for it.

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