Exercise Therapy

What is Excercise Therapy?

Exercise Therapy is a regimen or plan of physical activities designed and prescribed for specific therapeutic goals. Its purpose is to work towards the restoration of normal musculoskeletal function or to reduce pain above and below the site of injury caused by diseases or injuries through neuro reeducation, gait training and therapeutic activities.

Clients who participate in an exercise therapy program can benefit from Excersise Therapy with:.

increased motor or sensory function,
reduction of medication
Increased overall health

Whether you’ve torn a tendon during vigorous exercise or haven’t done any physical activity in 20 years exercise therapy will benefit you. Exercise therapy tailors exercise programs specifically for you. Some areas it can be used in include:

Therapy and Arthritis

Exercise decreases pain and improves joints flexibility, muscle strength, general health and fitness.

Therapy and Obesity

Starting off slowly is the key to developing a safe exercise program if you’re overweight or obese. Even if you don’t lose weight, regular exercise will improve your fitness and reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease and other illnesses associated with being overweight

Therapy and Asthma

Exercise therapy can help people with asthma reduce their risk of exercise-induced asthma (EIA).

Therapy and Diabetes

Exercise therapy improves circulation, decreases blood glucose levels and can prevent someone at high risk of diabetes from developing the disease.

Therapy and Cystic Fibrosis

Exercise therapy clears airways and builds muscle mass. Research demonstrates a clear link between regular exercise, weight gain, body mass, lung function and survival in Cystic Fibrosis sufferers.

Therapy and High Cholesterol

Exercise Therapy can reduce LDL (bad) cholesterol and improve HDL (good) cholesterol.

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