Michael Schumacher given muscle training to stop body seizing up


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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