Functional therapeutic exercises are specific exercises that are designed for the treatment of specific problems. Therapeutic exercise is systematic and planned performance of body movements. The main aim of these exercises is to restore flexibility, endurance, and strength towards specific problems. The physical therapists at Source Physical Therapy are trained to administer therapeutic exercises to correct physical problems you may have.
Causes of Physical Problems
There are various conditions all that develop due to different cause that can be rectified using functional therapeutic exercises. Some of the conditions include neck pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, limited range of motion, and pain and weakness in parts of the body. Your physical therapist in Arlington, VA will analyze the causes for the condition and determine the best approach to treatment.
Types of Functional Therapeutic Exercise Treatments
These exercises are grouped according to their aim or purpose of the exercise. The classifications include:
- Postural exercises for posture improvement and to rectify bad posture
- Balance and coordination exercises for improved balance and coordination
- Relaxation exercises for relaxation
- Muscle performance exercises to increase strength, flexibility, and endurance of muscles
- Range of motion exercises that maintain or increase the range of movement, soft tissue stretching, and joint mobilization
- Circulatory exercises
- Breathing exercises
The type of physical therapy that you need will be based on the analysis by the physical therapists in Arlington, VA.
Prevention, management, and rehabilitation
For functional therapeutic exercises to work, they need to be coupled with and followed by healthy living habits. This means that you can manage and rehabilitate your body well as well as prevent condition recurrence by eating healthy foods, exercising regularly, and avoiding stress and strenuous activities. Get quality functional therapeutic exercise through physical therapy at Source Physical Therapy.