Wheelchair Based Exercises for People with Osteogenesis Imperfecta

Cathleen L. Raggio, MD
Cathleen L. Raggio, MD
Assistant Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery

Frances Baratta-Ziska, PT, MS, PCS
Hospital for Special Surgery Rehabilitation Department

This exercise program has been designed for individuals who have osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) and spend most of their time in a wheelchair or seated. The goal of this exercise program is to improve muscle strength, endurance, and flexibility; to improve coordination, and to promote relaxation. Please follow the advice of your physician or physical therapist before initiating this exercise program.

 

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