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Rock steady for Parkinson's disease

October 21, 2019

 In collaboration with the YMCA Healthy Living Center’s Delay the Disease program, and with funding support from the ISU Office of Research, Dr. Evan Papa is running a Rock Steady Boxing program for people with Parkinson’s disease (PD). Rock Steady Boxing is a one-of-a-kind program providing a uniquely effective form of physical exercise to people who are living with PD. This non-contact, boxing-inspired fitness routine is proving to dramatically improve the ability of people with Parkinson’s to live independent lives. His collaborative research is attempting to reduce gender disparities relative to access to care in PD and to improve functional mobility. If you know someone  with PD living in the Treasure Valley who might benefit from this program, please contact Papa at papaevan@isu.edu