Exercise therapy consists of physical activities that are designed for precise therapeutic objectives. The goal of exercise therapy is to bring one’s musculoskeletal functioning back to normal and to alleviate pain caused by injuries or disease. A physiotherapist is a right person to refer to for any workout related issues. A physiotherapist will also educate you on what exercises will lead to the best results for any dysfunction or injury.
In orthopedic and sports physiotherapy, exercise programs are designed to relieve pain, increase range of motion, strengthen the muscles, improve balance, and increase one’s flexibility through soft tissue manipulation. The physiotherapist also focuses on sport proto-type workouts which consist of a targeted combination of exercises that focus on: speed, agility, power, and endurance. These exercises are tailored to help the athlete, professional, or non-professional get back on track no matter what sport they play. In this domain, physiotherapists also target and treat abnormal biomechanical liabilities.
Physiotherapists maintain cardiovascular health through aerobic exercises and various other treatment strategies with the goal of increasing the patient’s quality of life. They do this by creating targeted exercises that will increase aerobic capability (mostly inhalation workouts) and clear the chest during the acute stage of cardiovascular disease. Physiotherapists also educate patients on how to live with heart-related issues in order to maximize their productivity. The goal of the physiotherapist is to help patients go back to work or take part in their communal activities whatever they may be. Among seniors, these exercises have been empirically proven to help regain strength, reduce age-related toughness in the body, increase well-being and reduce the risk of falls.
In neurological cases, the physiotherapist focuses on physiological movements, especially when paralysis is involved. Common workouts include inactive movements, active and resisted movements, and active-assisted movements. These movement exercises are the first step to the de-taming of muscles and avert joint mobility.
Pediatric physiotherapists work with children who have neurological or developmental disorders. They engage in activities/exercises with infants. The goal is to help and guide children to reach specific milestones. These markers include rolling, crawling, and walking. Treatment is always tailored to the needs of the children and their family’s.