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Boxers fight their own Parkinson’s disease
with gloves up

 

Rock Steady Boxing for Parkinson's Disease Article and pictures
from
Belleville News-Democrat (BND Magazine) June 26, 2016.

Article by Mary Cooley / Pictures by Zia Nizami

Rodney Jacob, 62, of Belleville, wants to tie his own fishing lures easily again.

That ability has dwindled since the onset of Parkinson’s disease three years ago.

With some sweat and concentrated effort, trainer Stacie Panek said he’ll get back to tying those lures.

She leads a Rock Steady Boxing class at Belleville Health and Fitness Center.

 

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