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SUPPORT FOR PEOPLE AFFECTED BY HURRICANES HARVEY AND IRMA

FIND INFORMATION AND SUPPORT FOR PEOPLE AFFECTED BY RECENT HURRICANES AT WWW.UHC.COM/DISASTER-RELIEF-INFO.

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Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) treatments
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD)

Treatments could include:

  • Range of Motion Exercise
  • Steroid Therapy
  • Nutrition Therapy
  • Protein diet
  • Stem Cell Transplant
  • Speech Therapy
  • Assisted Breathing
  • Gene Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Regular Exercise
  • Use of Wheelchair
  • Use of Leg Braces
  • Release of Contracture of Muscle
  • Exercise
  • Gait training is a type of physical therapy. Learn how it can improve your ability to walk after an injury or illness.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Find out about the different kinds of wheelchairs and how to get a prescription from your doctor for one that fits your needs.
    Source:HLCMS
  • One method that can help a person lose weight is to limit the number of calories taken in through their diet and burn extra calories through exercise.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Getting older doesn't mean you need to give up being active. In fact, daily physical activity can improve your health in a number of ways, at any age.
    Source:HLCMS
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