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The Challenges of Daily Life - Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

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2 August 2017

Aside from progressively weakening muscles, Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) is also responsible for the stiffening and constriction of tendons, ligaments, and other connective tissues, rendering them inflexible and resulting in limited movements.

Certain activities that require intense motion such as playing sports or simply walking, running, and jogging become extremely difficult, which is why people with muscular dystrophy often find themselves in need of the aid of certain equipment such as strollers, walkers, braces, crutches, and wheelchairs to be capable of moving around.

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