Therapeutic Exercise

Physical therapists have been utilizing therapeutic exercises with great success since the conception of the profession in the beginning of the twentieth century, and it has been demonstrated to be fundamental in improving function, performance and in reducing disability. Therapeutic exercise can consist of a variety of exercises inclusive of balance, strengthening, range of motion, endurance, and plyometric activities. The goals of therapeutic exercises include the restoration of movement, improvement of function and strength, improvement in gait and balance, and the prevention and the promotion of health, wellness, and fitness. Specific exercises are aimed at restoring strength, power and work, or endurance, or a combination.

Therapeutic exercise is a key component of any rehabilitation program and should be included as part of the concurrent care of any patient

We provide a variety of wellness services to improve your physical health. Often, the improvement in your physical health impacts other aspects of your wellbeing.

Designing an Individualized Program for You

The first thing we do when creating a therapeutic exercise program is perform a thorough evaluation of your present state of wellbeing. From there, we create a personalized program to help you achieve your goals. Some of the areas we focus on are:

  • Strength & Endurance
  • Bone Health
  • Heart & Lung Health
  • Balance and Fall Prevention
  • Flexibility & Posture
  • Nutrition Advice
  • Wellness Counseling
  • Management of Systemic Muscle & Joint Problems (e.g. arthritis, chronic pain, fibromyalgia, etc.)

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