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Smovey Rings and Applications For Parkinson's Disease

"Smovey Rings" are a general health and wellness tool that combine exercise and vibration, which have particular beneficial applications for Parkinson's Disease. Indeed, these hand held "rings" were invented by Johann Salzwimmer, an Austrian Tennis player and a person with Parkinson’s, who actually initially designed them specifically to help himself. So it is not hard to understand why these are proving beneficial now with many other people who also have neurological conditions. They consist, at the most basic level, of corrugated plastic tubes with some steel balls inside. As one swings the rings, the balls move up and down in the tube, causing significant vibrations that travel up the arms into the brain and body. While the idea is simple,...

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Good Vibrations with Gernot Faderbauer of Smovey Canada

By Kimberley Luu -Toronto Guardian          I’m always on the hunt for interesting new workout trends and the Smovey Vibroswing-System caught my eye because not only is it an exercise tool but it also heals the body through our Qi (energy). I’ll let Gernot Faderbauer, Smovey Master Instructor, explain the Qi element in more detail later. What I will say is that I was pleasantly surprised by the workout he put me through. Watching some of the videos online, I felt like it was going to be a walk in the park (both literally and figuratively). You have to understand, the Smovey Vibroswing-System consists of two 1 lb rings that are hollow except for four metal balls...

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