CBS News highlights a new therapy program that uses boxing to promote healthy living with Parkinson's
"Boxing's just the opposite of Parkinson's," [Aaron] Latham said. "Instead of to shrink you, everything's designed to pump you up. First of all, you get to put on these great gloves. It gives you enormous, giant hands and a different attitude toward the world. You get your physical courage back and your mental courage seems to kinda come along."
The program, called Rock Steady Boxing, uses professional boxing techniques (maybe a little more gently). Developed in Indianapolis in 2006, it has spread to over 50 gyms worldwide.
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