Walking Program Adds to Benefits of Respiratory Muscle Training

Walking Program Adds to Benefits of Respiratory Muscle Training

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Walking Program Adds to Benefits of Respiratory Muscle Training

A walking program seems to boost the benefits of respiratory muscle training — which consists of specific exercises designed to improve the function of muscles used in breathing — in people with Parkinson’s disease, a small study has found. In the study, patients who followed an eight-week walking program in addition to respiratory muscle training had greater improvements in their ability to exhale air compared with patients who had respiratory muscle training only. The study,…

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