Physiotherapists have been trained in the use of exercise therapy to strengthen your muscles and improve your function. Physiotherapy exercises have been scientifically proven to be one of the most effective ways that you can solve or prevent pain and injury.
Tight muscles can cause undue strain on the neighbouring joints during normal daily function, or they themselves can become injured. We need to take an active role in maintaining and improving the length of our muscles so we can continue to enjoy our abilities without pain. Stretching is to improve the flexibility and mobility of the joints.
Strengthening exercise work on muscles as they move against resistance. This resistance can come from workout machines, free weights or barbells, thera bands, thera tubes, water, stairs, hills, cans of vegetables from the pantry -- even your own body weight as you do a push up.
These simple balance exercises can be done at home to help improve your health and mobility. There are two good reasons to turn your workout into a balancing act. First, a controlled wobble activates deep core muscles to help tighten the midsection. Secondly, it prepares athletes for that quick turn or lunge. This can be done on floor or with a wobble board.
Swissball is known as stability ball, yoga ball, balance ball, pilates ball or gym ball. Adding Swiss ball exercises to your workout is like adding a catalyst to a reaction. Swiss exercise balls have been used for over 40 years in rehabilitation and therapy. They've become very trendy over the past few years for physiotherapists, fitness trainers and Pilates instructors.
Gait training is a type of physical therapy. It can help improve your ability to stand and walk. Your doctor may recommend gait training if you've had an illness or injury that affects your ability to get around. It may help you gain independence in walking, even if you need an adaptive device.
Parallel bars are a floor apparatus consisting of two wooden bars slightly over 11 feet (340 cm) long and positioned at roughly hand height. Parallel bars are used in physical therapy and home exercise. This is used in gait training for CP child, Paraparetic or hemiparetic patients to rehabilitate them.
Shoulder Wheel is just such a mechanism which allows patients to perform resistance exercises to improve range of motion of shoulder joint and relieve pain.
Shoulder pulley exercises will help you stretch your injured shoulder. You will always be pulling with your good arm.
Finger ladder is a wall mounted mechanical device which allows the patient to do self exercise to improve the range of motion of shoulder joint.
The Therapy Bolster Pillow is a durable aid, and has a variety of uses and applications for physical therapy to release the tension or tightness in the myofascial of diff large muscles. This high quality, affordable, multi-purpose bolster pillow is ideal for both professional and home use. The Therapy Bolster Pillow from SPARC is made of precision-cut, high-quality foam for gentle support from a long-lasting product. The vinyl cover of this therapy bolster ensures easy cleaning, and is durable through numerous cleanings if used in a clinical setting.