How fast do you decondition when you are immobilised?

When you get an injury you obviously are out of action and one of the main concerns is deconditioning but how fast do you decondition when you are immobilised?

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  • Kilroe, S. P., Fulford, J., Jackman, S. R., LJC, V. L., & Wall, B. T. (2020). Temporal Muscle-specific Disuse Atrophy during One Week of Leg Immobilization. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 52(4), 944-954.

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Online Physiotherapy

Put simply this is Physio done via either telephone or video over the internet. Skype and facetime are examples of this.

Contrary to popular belief online physiotherapy can be very effective and it can help the same injuries that face to face physio can help. I have helped many people with injuries such as disc prolapses, tennis elbow, neck pain and much more).