Problems of rehabilitation treatment in myotonic dystrophy

Elena Dalla Toffola

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Clinical characteristics of Steinert's myotonic dystrophy are reported with the aim of designing an appropriate rehabilitation program. Evolution of postural control and function are examined. Principles of exercise treatment address maintenance of articular range of motion and muscle function as well as prevention of secondary damage. Results of isokinetic training are reported for two patients.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)101-104
Number of pages4
JournalNuova Rivista di Neurologia
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - May 1996


  • Isokinetic
  • Myotonic dystrophy
  • Rehabilitation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology


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