Loss of strength can be a part of any illness but especially cancer. A new study published in the Journal of Neurophysiology concluded that regular imagery exercises help preserve arm strength during 4 weeks of immobilization such as happens when a patient is in a cast. In the study researchers measured wrist flexor strength in 3 groups of healthy adults. Twenty-nine people wore a rigid cast extending from just below the elbow past the fingers...
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