Physiotherapy is key in the treatment of Collagen VI Congenital Muscular Dystrophy
Physiotherapy is a fundamental therapeutic resource to maximize the patient’s functional capacity and minimize complications. It helps to prevent and/or reducing muscle contractures, preventing and/or reducing joint and spinal stiffness as well as delaying the appearance of retractions.
In this document, you can find a set of mobilizations and stretching exercises that can be conducted on a daily basis at home by either the physiotherapist or the caregiver.
View and download document of mobilizations and stretching exercises
(Document prepared by the team of physiotherapists at the Sant Joan de Déu Hospital in Barcelona, with the collaboration of the Noelia Foundation)