Exercises

Our physical therapy clients are taught exercises specific to their condition, with all exercises tailored to an individual’s abilities and restrictions.  Our therapists are aware of any precautions and contraindications associated with various injuries, surgeries, and conditions. To continue the healing process, we will develop a custom home exercise program specific to your needs.

Stretching

Stretching

Stretching exercises are provided to relax muscles, increase flexibility, improve range of motion, decrease pain, and thereby improve function.

Strengthening exercises are also taught to clients to improve muscle strength and function, emphasizing proper technique and posturing . Various forms of exercise can be taught depending on your ability and condition:

  • Isometric exercises are performed while contracting specific muscles without movement
Isometric

Isometric

  • Isotonic exercises strengthen muscles while maintaining consistent muscle tone
Isotonic

Isotonic

  • Resistance exercises focus on improving muscle strength
Resistance

Resistance

  •  Core exercises focus on strengthening the core muscles (i.e. transverse abdominus, multifidus)
Core

Core

  • Balance exercises are essential in retraining your joint proprioceptors after any injury, post surgery, or with certain conditions such as multiple sclerosis.
Balance

Balance