Parkinson's apps

Apps to support people with Parkinson's

Mobile apps have the potential to improve self-management in people with Parkinson's by supporting daily exercise and movement.

Exercise apps for people with Parkinson's

Exercise is important for people with Parkinson's. Along with exercises for strength and flexibility there are specific types of exercises that research indicates may slow down the progression of the condition. The following apps have exercises for people with Parkinson's. It is recommended that these apps be used under the guidance of your physiotherapist. 

App Features Clinical review

Power of Rhythm app

  • Wide selection of original songs
  • Has a playback feature
  • Songs can be time scaled to suit a range of beats per minute
  • Has a metronome function
  • Country of origin: New Zealand
  • Available from Google Play
  • Cost: $14.99 (NZ)
  • Read more about Power of rhythm app 

Parkinson Exercises Tablet

Two out of five stars

Other apps you may find useful

  • Medication reminder apps: apps that can help you keep track of medications. They can send you a reminder to give medicines and you can record when you have given the dose. Read more about medication reminder apps.
  • Patient portal apps: apps that enable New Zealanders to access local online health services through patient portals. Patient portals are secure online sites provided by GPs, where you can request repeat prescriptions, access your health information and interact with your general practice. Read more about patient portal apps.
  • Swallowing difficulty apps: apps to support rehabilitation in people with swallowing problems, together with other treatments recommended by their health professional. Read more about swallowing difficulty apps.  
  • Caregiver support apps: apps to support caregivers. Read more about caregiver support apps.

Related topics

Parkinson's overview | Mate pākenetana
Consumer guide: how to choose a health app
Clinicians guide: how to choose a health app
Security and privacy of health apps
NZ Health App Library

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