EXERCISE REHABILIATION

Exercise has been scientifically proven to be one of the most effective treatment forms for musculoskeletal pain & disorders and is consistently recommended across multiple clinical guidelines for many health conditions.

Exercise Rehabilitation benefits the following:

  1. Pain Problems to Joints of the Neck, Back, Shoulder, Hips, Knees and Ankle 

  2. Muscle & Tendon pain 

  3. Osteoarthritis

  4. Postural Problems

  5. Sports Injuries

  6. Post-Surgical Rehabilitation

  7. General Deconditioning

  8. Loss of Balance 

  9. Chronic Fatigue & Fibromyalgia 

  10. Chronic Diseases (Cardiovascular Diseases, Osteoporosis, Diabetes)

Given any level of injury, your physical capacity and muscle function will be affected to a certain degree and exercise Rehabilitation aims to improve your strength, mobility, stability and coordination, returning you to life's valued activities. 

Pain is a common barrier for people to engage in physical activity, be active, return to work. This can result in losing confidence to engage in daily activities, impacting on functional ability causing exercise and movements to become scary, acquiring activity avoidant behaviors.

However, research tells us that avoiding activity can make us weak, vulnerable and disabled, while regular exercise on the contrary helps to reduce pain, disability, pain recurrence making it important for healthy muscles, joints, nerves and spine.

How exercise rehabilitation is different with Physio Jonathan: 
 
You will:

  1. Understand your condition

  2. Identify barriers affecting recovery, engage in movement and physical activity

  3. Identify types of exercises suitable for you and dose needed for swift recovery

  4. Be guided gradually to achieve your goals

  5. Be provided strategies in line with the latest research to improve your health concerns 

Exercise rehabilitation should not be prescriptive. Each person's pain presents with different concerns, needs, barriers and goals. Its important to help you understand these factors so that an exercise program can be specifically designed for your recovery.

 

Firstly, its essential you undergo a thorough and comprehensive history taking to have a clear understanding of your health concerns, needs and goals. The importance is on hearing your pain story; understanding your health problem, how it impacts on your life. In addition, specific questions will also be asked to rule out serious health problems.

 

Following this, a comprehensive physical examination will be conducted to look at where you hurt, body sensitivity to touch & movements, ability to relax as well as assessing physical factors related to strength, fitness, coordination and balance.

 

Thereafter you will be explained on your condition, pain contributing factors, and discuss the best exercise rehabilitation plan for recovery. This process can be done in clinic as well as at home where you will be taught how to be helpful towards your condition, adjusting the level and type of exercise based on your pain, and graduate your exercises safely.

 

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