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Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and Pool Activities

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27 March 2019

The pool is great for those with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. It provides many benefits including:

  • Buoyancy to reduce the stress on muscles and joints
  • Mild resistance for low grade muscle work
  • Respiratory exercise to maintain or increase capacity and breath control
  • A great place for social interaction with others

To read more: https://www.cureduchenne.org/care/pool-activities/?fbclid=IwAR13Z4g2Pg60HmMmhPbD48nrjIDCeLesKkOhUJwjErkKYRS7lFqYQpQL37g