Move Your Body Through Therapeutic Exercise

Did You Know That Therapeutic Exercise Can Assist with Pain Management? 

Therapeutic exercise is a simple, safe, and effective technique for people of all ages to regain function and live pain-free. Therapeutic activities prescribed under the supervision of a physiotherapist have been shown to provide a plethora of benefits, including pain relief and the restoration of strength, endurance, flexibility, and stability. Every other modality is really a garnish. 

Contact Family Physiotherapy now to learn more about how therapeutic exercise can benefit you! 

Discover the therapeutic advantages of therapeutic exercise 

Exercise programs are designed to improve your health and make you feel better than you did previously. Therapeutic exercise is comparable in this regard; however, it incorporates focused activities to reduce pain and reestablish your optimal level of physical performance. Additionally, it can be employed to avoid further impairment or handicap when confronted with particular physical threats. 

There are numerous therapeutic activities, and each one has a distinct purpose. These include the following: 

  • Exercises to Increase Range of Motion 

These workouts are designed to increase your joints’ and soft tissue’s range of motion. This can be accomplished by active, passive, or assisted exercises that help your joints move more freely and comfortably. 

  • Exercises for Posture 

Hours spent sitting or standing at a desk can all result in pain or damage. You may be unaware that maintaining an extended posture has a direct effect on muscular strength, balance, and injury risk. Posture exercises are designed to keep you moving throughout the day in order to eliminate aches and pains. 

  • Exercises That Are Area-Specific 

While it’s natural to think of exercise as a way to strengthen our muscles, exercise can also benefit our body’s other systems. Area-specific exercises focus on breathing and circulation to aid in healing, enhance blood flow, and reduce body stress. 

  • Exercises for Balance and Coordination 

Each time you stand or sit, your bones and muscles work in unison to keep you upright. Each time you stand, walk, sit, brush your teeth, cook a meal, or perform any other daily activity, you are putting your muscular and skeletal systems to the test. Your capacity to care for yourself or a family member is contingent upon your ability to balance and coordinate your arms, legs, hands, and feet. That is why it is critical to perform balance and coordination exercises, especially following an injury or illness. If you are unable to maintain your balance or coordination, you will lose the ability to care for yourself. 

  • Exercises to Improve Muscle Performance 

You cannot go wrong by strengthening yourself! This may come as a surprise, but increasing your strength, power, and muscle endurance has a greater impact on the mental and social aspects of your life than other forms of exercise. Additionally, evidence shows that strengthening training far surpasses stretching when it comes to injury prevention. 

  • Pain alleviation through therapeutic exercise 

It is a widespread fallacy that they should continually rest when someone is in pain. However, this can actually weaken your muscles during the healing process, resulting in diminished functionality and increased pain over time. 

Our physiotherapists in Edmonton, Canada, are movement experts who are skilled in restoring the body’s strength, range of motion, and overall function. They will create a specific treatment plan for you that includes therapeutic activities to relieve pain, strengthen weak regions of your body, encourage healing, and restore function. 

Our goal at Family Physiotherapy is to help you live a pain-free life with increased power and endurance than you previously had. 

Get started today! 

If you’re ready to live a pain-free life with increased strength and endurance, schedule an appointment with Family Physiotherapy today! 

Discover how therapeutic exercise can assist you in achieving your physical objectives and allowing you to live the life you choose! We will be happy to take you through this amazing therapy session as well as improve your overall health condition.

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