Scleroderma Patients: Too Little Exercise Vs Feeling “Wrapped in Barbed Wire”
In this Jason Dougherty’s video, learn more about a study on the effects of aerobic exercise on muscle endurance training for patients with scleroderma.
On the other hand, Scleroderma News contributor blogger and scleroderma patient, Nicola Whitehill, reports a different experience: “Quite often, exercise is encouraged in arthritis patients to keep the joints supple. I very much admire my fellow scleroderma patients who are able to exercise, as my ‘tin man’ body feels as though I have been dipped in concrete and wrapped in barbed wire.”
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