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Exercising your Non-Injured Side Can Help the Injured Muscles– Really.

Exercising your Non-Injured Side Can Help the Injured Muscles– Really.

If you break your right arm and it’s in a cast for several weeks, exercising the muscles on the left arm can help slow down atrophy of the casted side — this is called “mirroring”, and likely your nervous system is involved in this. Read more about mirroring in this NY Times article