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Therapeutic Exercise

Therapeutic Exercise

Therapeutic exercises are specific exercises meant for correcting specific problems. Depending the matter of your concern, your chiropractor may give you a list of exercises to perform to reduce discomfort. The focus of therapeutic exercise is to regain flexibility, strength, and endurance related to specific physical problems.

Therapeutic exercise aims to improve, restore, and prevent loss of physical function. It can also improve a patient’s overall health, fitness, and sense of well­-being.

Additional Objectives of Therapeutic Exercise

Increasing mobility

Releasing contracted muscles, tendons, and fascia

Mobilizing joints

Improving circulation

Improving respiratory capacity

Improving coordination

Reducing rigidity

Improving balance

Three Major Categories of Therapeutic Exercise

Endurance training

Resistance training

Flexibility training

No matter what type of exercise is prescribed to remedy a patient’s specific condition, the final goal of rehabilitation is to acquire a maximum level of physical fitness, without the use of more invasive methods. Therapeutic exercise can be performed at home, and gives you the power to improve your quality of life.

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