Physical rehabilitation involves performing specific exercises meant for correcting specific problems. Depending on 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.
Physical rehabilitation 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 rehabilitation include:
• Increasing mobility
• Releasing contracted muscles, tendons, and fascia
• Mobilizing joints
• Improving circulation
• Improving respiratory capacity
• Improving coordination
• Reducing rigidity
• Improving balance
Physical rehabilitation are classified into three major categories:
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. Physical rehabilitation can be performed at home and gives you the power to improve your quality of life.