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Guillermo G. Martinez

Guillermo G. Martinez is an undergraduate student at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, majoring in exercise science. He will be pursuing a PhD in physical therapy after graduation. His interests include pain management, neuromuscular reeducation and orthopedic therapy.

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How Can Exercise Help People Who Have Multiple Sclerosis?

April 24, 2013

?As a personal trainer, you may recognize this scenario:
“Mary” is a fictional 30-year-old woman who was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis soon after her 21st birthday. She is often tired in the morning, even when she gets a full night’s worth of restful sleep, which is rare. The fatigue is unpredictable, gets worse throughout the day and tends to be triggered easily. Muscle spasms and weakness in her legs make it difficult for her to walk long distances.

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