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SPARRING WITH PARKINSON’S Region’s first noncontact boxing program for the degenerative disorder gives patients mobility and hope

Parkinson’s disease patient Quentin Feitner (back, right) has seen signifi cant improvement – physically and emotionally – since joining the noncontact Rock Steady Boxing of the Lehigh Valley program at Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network in Allentown.

While telling the story of the struggles he faced after given the hard news three months ago that he had Parkinson’s disease, 68-year-old Quentin Feitner’s voice quivered and one of his hands feverishly trembled.

While telling the story of the struggles he faced after given the hard news three months ago that he had Parkinson's disease, 68-year-old Quentin Feitner's voice quivered and one of his hands feverishly trembled.

Jennifer Glose
Reporter Jennifer Glose covers health care, Berks County and other topics. She can be reached at [email protected] or 610-807-9619, ext. 111.

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