Exercises for Pompe

**Please consult with your doctor before beginning any new exercise regimen**

 

  • In 2011, the University of Florida created exercises specifically for people with Pompe disease.
 
 
  • Safe and Effective Exercise for People with Pompe Disease

Pompe Disease News asked physical therapist Tracy Boggs to answer questions about making exercise safe and effective for people with Pompe disease. 

Exercises for Pompe Disease

Boggs graduated from the University of North Carolina with a master’s in physical therapy and is a board-certified clinical specialist in neurologic physical therapy. She has more than 20 years of experience working with adults who have neurologic and neuromuscular disorders. Since 2011, she has worked with people who have genetic metabolic disorders, such as Pompe and several other glycogen storage diseases, in clinics and as part of multiple research studies. She has also presented numerous times at the annual Duke Late-Onset Pompe – United Pompe Foundation Meeting and has participated in two advisory boards focused on Pompe disease.