Parkinson's Disease

It’s Official: Rock Steady Boxing Is At ICON!

Jesse Amarelo Blog 0 Comments

I’m excited to announce that we are adding an amazing program to our schedule. It’s called Rock Steady Boxing. And our official launch party is tomorrow at ICON Boxing Club from 11:15a to 1:00p with a free class scheduled from 11:15a to 12:15p. So what is this new class all about? The mission of this program is to empower people with Parkinson’s …

Boxing battles Parkinson’s Disease

Nathan Silva Blog 2 Comments

An estimated seven to 10 million people worldwide are living with Parkinson’s disease. Each year, 60 thousand Americans become diagnosed with PD, according to PDF.  PD involves the malfunctions and death of nerve cells in the brain, called neurons. The symptoms continue and unfortunately worsen overtime. Some of these dying neurons produce dopamine. It’s a chemical that send messages to …