Therapeutic exercise bodily movement prescribed to correct an impairment, improve musculoskeletal function and quality of movement, or maintain a state of well-being.It may vary from highly selected activities restricted to specific muscles or parts of the body, to general and vigorous activities that can return a convalescing patient to the peak of physical condition.
Therapeutic exercise seeks to accomplish the following goals:
- Enable ambulation and increase quality of movement;
- Release contracted muscles, tendons, and fascia;
- Mobilize joints;
- Improve circulation;
- Improve respiratory capacity;
- Improve coordination and balance;
- Reduce rigidity;
- Promote relaxation;
- Increase and maintain muscle strenght, flexibility and endurance;
The final goal of rehabilitation is to achieve, whenever possible, an optimal level of physical fitness and movement quality by the end of the treatment regimen.
Our physiotherapists will choose types and intensity of exercise which is most appropriate for your specific condition and supervise you, to ensure most effective rehabilitation.