Pompe disease

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Are there any benefits of exercise for people with Pompe disease?

While people with Pompe disease may be affected differently by the disease, it has been shown that a light training program with an aim to increase aerobic fitness, muscle strength, and core stability helps to improve fatigue and pain in adult patients with Pompe disease.

van den Berg, Linda E M et al. "Safety and efficacy of exercise training in adults with Pompe disease: evalution of endurance, muscle strength and core stability before and after a 12 week training program" Orphanet journal of rare diseases vol. 10 87. 19 Jul. 2015, doi:10.1186/s13023-015-0303-0 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4506616/

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