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Video | Parkinson’s therapy packs a punch

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WENATCHEE — Whappita. Whappita. Whappita.  Last month, Parkinson’s sufferer George Dosser walloped the hell out of a local boxing gym's speed bag.

Dosser, a Wenatchee resident who’s had Parkinson’s disease for 12 years, now fights the crippling condition with therapy that packs a real punch. He claims that six months of non-contact boxing workouts — jabs, undercuts, roundhouse punches — have slowed the disease’s progress, reduced tremors and improved his agility, stability and mobility.

“A few months ago I couldn’t…

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