COVID-19 Miniseries Episode 37: Movement is Medicine
This episode was recorded on May 28, 2020.
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Guest: Edward R. Laskowski, M.D. (@DrEdSportsMed)
Host: Amit K. Ghosh, M.D., M.B.A. (@AmitGhosh006)
The world was already facing an epidemic of inactivity prior to the emergence and spread of SARS-CoV-2. Some have been able to focus more on self-care and fitness while under stay-at-home measures but with the necessity of social distancing and the widespread closure of fitness centers others have encountered significant challenges. What is the real cost of inactivity? Whether it’s the “Quarantine 15” or the psychological effects of being isolated in a world constantly changing, Dr. Laskowski shares one of the most effective treatments you can recommend to your patients.
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