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A panel of physical therapy professionals and people living with DM discuss ways to stay physically fit.

Panel discussion by Dr. Katy Eichinger, PT, DPT, University of Rochester; Mike Hamlin, DM Community Member; Dr. Leslie Krongold, EdD, Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation.

Community-led panel presented by John Brekka, Bob Crowder, and Andrea Hershman. Community members with DM2 discuss pain management options, both holistic and pharmaceutical.

Community-led session presented by Mindy Kim, Saurabh Rai, and Amy Ream. They discuss different ways of adapting exercise to maintain an active and healthy lifestyle.

View related web resources from this presentation.

Cynthia Gagnon, PhD, OT, of the Université de Sherbrooke, discusses ways to modify daily living activities to best benefit those living with DM.

Dr. Shree Pandya, P.T., D.P.T., and Lucille Mullins, M.A., R.D., L.D., provide update to date recommendations regarding exercise and healthy eating for people living with myotonic dystrophy.

Dr. Leslie Krongold, Ph.D., MDF Outreach Director, presents yoga stretches that can be adapted to fit your level of mobility.

(View a PDF of Dr. Krongold's yoga presentation.)

This webinar discusses various pharmocological and non-pharmacological treatments for muscle, chest, and abdominal pain often experienced by persons with DM1 or DM2.


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