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The Columbus Dispatch: Doo Dah Parade | Parkinson's can't keep 'Batman' out of uniform

The Doo Dah parade is a Columbus 4th of July tradition, and one of it's well-loved participants made a comeback this year, thanks to an OhioHealth program helping him in his battle against Parkinson's Disease. 

The Columbus Dispatch reporter, Ken Gordon, spoke with Jim Volkert, AKA "Batman, and OhioHealth Delay the Disease co-founder, David Zid, about how the movement disorder exercise program is helping Jim get back to the active life he had left behind. 

Click on The Columbus Dispatch logo to read the full story.

OhioHealth Delay the Disease, is a fitness program designed to empower people with Parkinson's Disease to take control of the disease with daily exercise.



OhioHealth Delay the Disease fitness program can help with:

  • Moving about with ease and confidence in a crowd
  • Getting out of bed or rising from a chair independently
  • Improved handwriting; dressing independently
  • Diminishing worry that stiffness, slow steps and other symptoms are obvious, regaining a sense of moving with normality


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