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"What form of exercise can a person with polio who is unable to walk on his feet, now confined on a wheelchair do to keep d heart & body fit?"

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    A 24 years year old male asked:
    2 years ago
    What form of exercise can a person with polio who is unable to walk on his feet, now confined on a wheelchair do to keep d heart & body fit?
    Dr. Femi O answered:
    2 years ago
    hello,well exercises has to be restricted to the area of the body inaffected by the condition meaning it has to be the upper body.exercising with dumbells can be done easily by such patients.Also strength training exercises can be done with minimal reps and intensity.its advisable such person does it in company of an assistant to be safe.u can see a physiotherapist for more information.
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