Parkinson’s patient Jimmy Wong learning Muay Thai at the Fu Tak Gymnasium in Mong Kok, part of a programme designed specifically for Parkinson’s sufferers. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

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

  • At the KF1 Gym in Hong Kong’s Mong Kok district, a unique initiative has seen a group of Parkinson’s patients take up the Thai martial art
  • Led by former top-level fighters, the sessions focus on four things Parkinson’s sufferers often lose: confidence, balance, fitness and spirit
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Parkinson’s patient Jimmy Wong learning Muay Thai at the Fu Tak Gymnasium in Mong Kok, part of a programme designed specifically for Parkinson’s sufferers. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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