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Chronic illness can be invisible, cause aerobic impairment


Last updated 9/16/2021 at 6:55pm

Even chronic illnesses that cannot be seen still affect the daily lives of those who suffer from them. Village News/Courtesy photo

Shelby Ramsey

Special to the Village News

Dr. Todd Davenport's empathetic understanding of chronic illness is profound and gratifying.

"The hard thing about all of this is that this is all invisible," he explained. "So you wouldn't know that somebody has a migraine unless you knew what you were looking for. And that kind of chronic level of headache that people walk around with in between migraines can impair function."

Davenport is a doctor of physical therapy and professor at University of the Pacific. With numerous other credentials, Davenport knows of what he speaks.

In addition to mig...

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