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Because the rails restrict the sled to a single degree of freedom, I would think not: loading the machine asymmetrically should not result in any noticeable change in the forces on the user or the effort needed to perform the exercise. This, of course, assumes that the friction of the sled on the rails is not significantly altered by the asymmetrical ...


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I agree with everyone's comments above - check with your doctor to see if walking and/or running would be appropriate for your condition. And working with a physical therapist would help you establish an appropriate exercise program. Without good sensation, one of the biggest problems you could face is skin problems. Even a simple blister can turn into a ...


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The jury is currently out, so the best answer right now is either "it depends" or "we don't know". The common lore is that it does three things Flushes waste items out of the muscles due to the restriction/release of the cold and then warming Reduce swelling and tissue impacts Slow down the post trauma metabolic effects. Studies on the subject have been ...



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