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Why do I feel muscle fatigue when doing exercises for chronic pain?

Rick Olderman
Physical Therapy
So often, clients are disappointed to find that they feel muscle fatigue quickly when exercising with correct form. I happily point out that this is great news because they are finally activating and strengthening the right muscles without exacerbating their chronic pain condition! Keep this in mind as you strengthen through your injury.
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