We're in the final week of Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month. The disease plays no favorites and attacks people from all areas of life and occupations.
A lot of athletes have or had Parkinson's. Their sports vary from track and cycling to football and hockey. Is there a connection between sports and Parkinson's? Maybe...maybe not. The experts aren't sure about that yet....and we'll get into a little more depth about that tomorrow.
Here's a list of athletes who suffered with Parkinson's.
Here's the post I wrote about Kirk Gibson when he announced he had Parkinson's. I've written more than 100 posts about Parkinson's Disease in my four years at ChicagoNow. You can find them in this link.
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