Q&A with Accredited Exercise Physiologists

During a Mito Connect Call,  three Accredited Exercise Physiologists who voluntarily collaborate to improve outcomes for patients with mito, answered questions from the community.
We were joined by:
  • Ashley Boniface
  • Damien Chrzanowski
  • Brent Nicol

 

 

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