Therapeutic exercise is a key component of any rehabilitation program and should be included as part of the concurrent care of any patient. They are active techniques and trainings that are used to relieve pain via stretching sore muscles.
How does it work?
These activities focus on the restoration and maintenance of strength, endurance, flexibility, stability and balance. The purpose of these activities is to return and injured patient to a fully functioning and pain-free shape. They have also demonstrated to be essential in improving function, performance and disability.
Types of Therapeutic Excercies
Specific exercises can be aimed to restoring strength, power and endurance, or a combination. A care provider will customize a program to meet every individuals’ needs. Some of the exercises your care provider may suggest are: flexibility exercises, balance and coordination, and postural stabilization.