Therapeutic exercises are designed to correct impairments, restore muscular and skeletal function, and or maintain physical fitness.
Depending on the patient’s condition, physical therapy may involve the following types of exercises.
Common physical therapy exercises may include:
Physical therapy may help improve symptoms and address a variety of conditions. Other benefits include:
Physical therapy can also help athletes improve their performance by strengthening certain muscles and parts of the body.
Patients may need physical therapy if they’ve been diagnosed with the following conditions:
Patients with burns, wound care, and diabetic ulcers may also benefit from physical therapy.
Depending on the patient’s condition, they may need one or more of the following types of physical therapy.