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Are there alternative treatments for congenital muscular dystrophy?

Since most treatments for congenital muscular dystrophy don't involve medication, there are several alternative treatment options that may help children with congenital muscular dystrophy. Along with physical therapy and occupational therapy, one of the most popular alternative therapies for any kind of muscular dystrophy is regular exercise. It's important to make sure that children are getting the right amount of exercise, as too much exercise may actually harm muscles. Hot baths can also be helpful for keeping muscles loose and relaxed.

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