Physical Therapy along with Therapeutic Exercises are specific exercises meant for correcting and rehabilitating specific physical conditions and injuries. The focus of Physical Therapy and Therapeutic Exercise is to regain flexibility, strength, and endurance related to specific physical problems.
Physical Therapy and 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 Physical Therapy & Therapeutic Exercise include:
- Increasing mobility
- Post Surgical Restoration
- Releasing contracted muscles, tendons, and fascia
- Mobilizing joints
- Improving circulation
- Improving respiratory capacity
- Improving coordination
- Reducing rigidity
- Improving balance
Therapeutic Exercises are classified into three major categories:
- Endurance training
- Resistance training
- Flexibility training