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What is Reciprocal Inhibition?

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Patient's Version: Reciprocal inhibition is a neuromuscular reflex that inhibits opposing muscles during movement. For example, contracting your elbow flexors (biceps) then your elbow extensors (triceps) are inhibited. This is the ideology behind active stretching, and one component of Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF stretching). (Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF) is a form of flexibility

Whats is the Medical Difference between the types Multiple Sclerosis

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There are four main types of MS you should be aware of... Clinically isolated syndrome (CIS) Relapsing-Remitting MS (RRMS). This is the most common form of multiple sclerosis Secondary-Progressive MS (SPMS). In SPMS, symptoms worsen steadily over time, with or without the occurrence of relapses and remissions Primary-Progressive MS (PPMS)

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