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Defining Deconditioning

Over time, chronic diseases have implications that go well beyond the mere issues of organic illnesses. Disease-related and treatment-related complications may arise. Other health problems go unreported. Additionally, patients may develop a tendency to withdraw and rest, and fall into the vicious circle of physical and psychosocial deconditioning. This psychophysiological process leads to inactivity. “It […]