Parkinson’s Disease, a disorder of the central nervous system, affects 1 million people in America and 10 million worldwide. In Goodbye Parkinson’s, Hello life!, Alex Kerten presents his breakthrough holistic technique that combines dance therapy, behavior modification and martial arts to prove that there is life beyond the diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease. With over 30 years experience working with PD patients , Alex shares his insights and techniques in an accessible style which includes 20 easy-to-follow exercises. Those who follow his techniques and are committed to becoming “Parkinson’s warriors” can succeed in eliminating many, if not most, of their symptoms to return to a productive and fulfilling life.
Instead of viewing themselves as Parkinson's victims, readers of Goodbye Parkinson’s, Hello life! will learn Alex's methods that will lead them to become healthy people with Parkinson's, enabling them to return to a productive and fulfilling life. Those who follow his techniques and are committed to becoming “Parkinson’s warriors” can succeed in eliminating many, if not most, of their symptoms.
“Alex Kerten has created a proven method that gives Parkinson’s patients hope for better coping and even improvement – using exercises and a new way of thinking. With the aging of the population, Parkinson’s and other neurological conditions can strike virtually anyone, and his book will come to the rescue for many of them.” – Judy Siegel-Itzkovich, health and science editor, The Jerusalem Post
“Alex Kerten has given an answer to Parkinson’s conditions for which there are there are no answers in any other kind of treatment. He strengthens not only patients’ motor skills but also their confidence in themselves. I would recommend anyone with signs of Parkinson’s to try Alex’s methods.” – Dr. Zeev Nitzan, Neurologist, Barzilai Medical Center, Ashkelon, Israel
About the Authors
Alex Kerten has been researching anatomy and the physiology of behavior for over 30 years and treats clients with movement disorders, specializing in Parkinson’s Disease. He is the head of the Gyro-Kinetics studies at the Maccabe health Care Institute and founder and director of the Gyro-Kinetics Center in Herzliya, Israel. He also teaches at the Dr. A. Kalev center for Rehabilitating Structural Movements.
David Brinn is the managing editor of The Jerusalem Post, Israel’s leading English newspaper. A native of Portland, Maine, he lives in Ma’aleh Adumim with his wife Shelley. They have four children.