Moderate Physical Activity May Slow Muscle Deterioration

Moderate Physical Activity May Slow Muscle Deterioration

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Moderate Physical Activity May Slow Muscle Deterioration

Moderate physical activity may slow muscle deterioration associated with the progression of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), improving patients’ ability to perform daily life activities, a review study has found. This type of therapeutic exercise also slowed lung function decline, but did not prolong survival, suggesting this form of physical activity at least may help improve patients’ quality of life until ALS reaches its final stage. The review study, “Systematic Review of Therapeutic Physical Exercise in…

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