The Effectiveness of an Individualized , Home-Based Functional Exercise Program for Patients With Sporadic Inclusion Body Myositis

@inproceedings{Johnson2007TheEO,
  title={The Effectiveness of an Individualized , Home-Based Functional Exercise Program for Patients With Sporadic Inclusion Body Myositis},
  author={Liam Johnson and Dylan James Edwards and Susan E Walters and Gary W. Thickbroom and Francis L Mastaglia},
  year={2007}
}
Objective: The objective of the study was to investigate the effects of a functional exercise program on muscle strength and mobility in a group of patients with sporadic inclusion body myositis (IBM). Methods and Materials: Seven patients with sporadic IBM were tested for muscle strength and functional capacities before and after a 16-week, patient-specific, home-based exercise program involving mild, daily, functional exercises. Results: Significant improvements in isometric strength were… CONTINUE READING

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