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Is it advisable to exercise inspite of suffering from polio?

hi , i am suffering from polio on my right hand. i have started lifting weight for body workout. thought i can t engage my right hand in most of the exercise, i use it as a support. can there be any bad affect on my right hand. Its very thin compared to my left hand.
Tue, 3 Sep 2019
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Hello,

Moderate exercise even in polio-affected limbs is advisable. Care must be taken not to put too much weight because of the possible damage to tendons and muscles.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Regards,
Dr Erion Spaho, Neurologist, Surgical
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