Study shows vibration therapy fails in MS patients

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Study shows vibration therapy fails in MS patients

Postby MSUK » Fri Oct 08, 2010 12:51 am

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Whole-body vibration is pitched as a solution to everything from low bone density in astronauts to a better golf swing for weekend duffers and as an aid to rehabilitating weakened muscles.

But a small new study suggests that regular training using whole-body vibration does nothing to improve muscle strength or function in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS).

The technology has been increasingly used as a treatment for muscle-related diseases such as MS because the vibration is thought to stimulate muscles to become more efficient and to build bone....Read More - http://www.msrc.co.uk/index.cfm/fuseact ... pageid/692[/img]
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