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How can physical therapy help with an inherited metabolic disorder?

Some inherited metabolic disorders target the muscles and nerves, such as Forbes' disease or McArdle's disease. In conjunction with other treatments like a special diet, physical therapy may also be effective in minimizing symptoms of the disorder. Physical can help to build strength in the muscles and relieve pain.

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