Therapeutic exercises are designed to restore movement, improve range of motion, flexibility, reduce pain, improve balance, enhance fitness, and well being. The type of Therapeutic exercise depends on the stage of healing and physical condition.
Therapeutic Exercises According to Healing Phases:
Therapeutic exercises will help to control inflammation, reduce pain, and help to minimize fibrosis.
Gentle pain-free exercises to improve range of motion. If pain is reproduced in this phase, damage and delay of healing is produced.
Isometric exercises are recommended in this stage to improve stability.
Repair and Remodeling Phase
Progress to low intensity and short duration exercise to improve strength, coordination, function, and prevent the risk of injury.