How Muay Thai is helping Parkinson’s patients stand up to the disease

Michael Leung wasn’t sure what to make of the offer he was given to take part in today’s Muay Thai training session.

Aged 49, he has spent the past 12 months coming to terms with being diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. His body is still adapting to the doses of medicine he now needs to take daily, as well as the after-effects, while his mind is focusing on the fight ahead.

But after some urging from friends, Leung decided to see what this ancient Thai martial art was all about and, more…

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