What is Exercise Prescription?
Exercise prescription is the foundation of Physiotherapy and injury rehabilitation. A precise exercise regime specifically catered to your needs will aid recovered and maintain the benefits of your treatment.
Exercise is described as physical activity that enhances or maintains physical fitness and overall health and wellness.
Aims of Treatment
Exercise as a form of treatment is dependent on your treatment aims. Muscles can be exercised to maintain or increase strength or to develop stability and joints can be exercised to increase range of movement. Exercise can involve the following:
– Strength and fitness exercises
– Spinal flexibility
– Stretching techniques
– PNF (Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation)
– Postural education and advice
– Gym ball exercises
– Strapping & taping
– Sports specific rehabilitation