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For people with Down syndrome, family members, caregivers and professionals.

Mann Method PT Exercises

February 2023 | Mann et al. - Mann Method Physical Therapy and Fitness

The Mann Method PT Exercise Program - Prescription Chart opens in new window contains a list of exercises developed for people with Down syndrome. The list includes foundational exercises, hip strengthening exercises, visual-vestibular coordination exercises, cardiovascular endurance exercises, and stretches. 

Mann Method PT Exercise Program Prescription Chart

Additional information about the exercises is available in an article called Strength, Stability, Balance, Endurance and another article called Development of a Physical Therapy-Based Exercise Program for Adults with Down Syndrome

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