Therapeutic Exercises London, Ontario

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Therapeutic exercise is a core skill upon which the profession of physiotherapy is based. They are pivotal in regaining functional independence. Therapeutic exercise involves movement prescribed to correct impairments, restore muscular and skeletal function and/or maintain a state of well-being.

It is very important to understand the difference between general exercise and therapeutic exercises. General exercises as more of a work out for wellness, fun, leisure and staying healthy. While therapeutic exercises are a purposeful, body-building activity, specifically directed prescribed by experts to improve or correct a particular dysfunction addressing strength, flexibility, endurance, balance and neuromuscular control.

The basic principle on which exercises are prescribed is FITT:

Frequency: How often it should be performed
Intensity: High, moderate or low intensity training
Type: Strength, Flexibility, Endurance or a combination
Time: time per session for a particular type of exercise

Therapeutic Exercises London, Ontario

Types of exercises

Some examples of therapeutic Exercises are

  • Relaxation exercises
  • Endurance conditioning and reconditioning
  • Agility Drills
  • Breathing exercises
  • Coordination exercises
  • Retaining movement patterns
  • Neuromuscular education
  • Range of motion exercises
  • Stretching
  • Strength, power, and endurance exercises.
Types Therapeutic Exercises
Treating Patients

Treating Patients

Our therapist at quantam physiotherapy has been treating patients with various forms of exercise therapy based on their problems e.g. Arthritis, Post stroke, Post paralysis, Spinal cord injuries or General deconditioning.

Benefits of Therapeutic Exercises for Arthritis

Therapeutic exercises can provide numerous benefits for individuals with arthritis, a condition characterized by inflammation and stiffness of the joints. Improved Joint Flexibility and Range of Motion, Strengthening of Muscles, Improved Balance and Coordination etc.

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