Telerehabilitation in Proximal Muscle Weakness

key information

study id #: NCT04392518

condition: Telemedicine, Muscular Dystrophies, Proximal Myopathy

status: Recruiting


The aim of our study is to investigate the effectiveness of two exercise programs supervised by a physiotherapist, performed in the hospital or at their home via electronic connection in a group of LGMD and SMA patients.

One exercise session will consist of breathing, posture, dynamic core stabilization, upper and lower extremity strengthening exercises. The basic exercises from each group will be performed as 1 set of 5 repetitions at the beginning and will be gradually increased according to the tolerability of the patient.

Fourteen subjects will be enrolled this randomized controlled study. Demographic characteristics, Vignos scale, Brooke scale, Barthel index, upper extremity functional index, Nottingham Health profile, short form-36, 6 minute walk test and muscle thicknesses measured by ultrasound of certain muscles will be recorded.

intervention: exercise


last updated: February 04, 2022