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Muscle deconditioning treatment and complications?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Loss of muscle mass!

Muscles weaken over time with less activity.
You need to start exercising, preferentially resistance exercise using weight or machines. When you are deconditioned, climbing, walking, lifting all become more difficult. The number one cause for nursing home admissions is frailty!

In brief: Loss of muscle mass!

Muscles weaken over time with less activity.
You need to start exercising, preferentially resistance exercise using weight or machines. When you are deconditioned, climbing, walking, lifting all become more difficult. The number one cause for nursing home admissions is frailty!
Dr. Thomas Namey
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