Ping pong club for people with Parkinson’s disease bounces back in NJ after long hiatus

in Toms River News

Just when Parkinson’s disease patients were starting to learn the ins and outs of ping pong and how it could help them in everyday life, the pandemic forced them to put down their paddles for more than a year and a half.

Ping Pong Parkinson, a non-profit that aims to help people with Parkinson’s disease regain mobility and flexibility through table tennis, had opened for the first time in New Jersey last February in Westwood. After a few weeks, however, they were forced to stop meeting due to the pandemic and later lost their venue completely when Wang Chen Table Tennis Club closed.

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