Michael Schumacher given muscle training to stop body seizing up

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Michael Schumacher receives muscle training while in coma to stop body from seizing up after ski accident


Michael Schumacher is undergoing muscle treatment while in a medically induced coma to stop his muscles from seizing up.

The Formula One star has been in a coma for four weeks and reports in Germany say he began receiving the muscle treatment last week, says the Daily Express.

The 45-year-old remains sedated in intensive care following a ski accident in Grenoble.

An Austrian website reported that Schumacher could remain in a "persistent vegetative state" for the rest of his life.

Jean-Marc Orgogozo, Professor of Neurology at the University of Bordeaux, said: "Every day, every week in a coma the chances decline that the situation is improving."

But his family say: "We all know: he is a fighter and will not give up! We are deeply moved that there is no let up in the good wishes for Michael from around the world."

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