Benefits of Rehab Exercise After an Injury

Benefits of Rehab Exercise After an Injury

Injuries are an unfortunate part of your life, and they usually hit at the most inconvenient times. The same goes for chronic pain. While there are many treatment options out there to help you recover, one of the best types of therapy is known as rehabilitative exercise.

At Pinnacle Health Chiropractic, our skilled team helps you on your recovery journey through a multitude of treatment options, including rehab exercise. Dr. Jason Ablett leads our team, and is a board-certified chiropractic doctor. Dr. Ablett helps you ease your pain through a rehab exercise program.

All about rehab exercise

Exercise is an important part of keeping your body healthy; and this is especially true when you suffer an injury or have a medical condition that causes chronic pain. Because exercise helps to keep your muscles, ligaments, and tendons in good working order, it can also help you heal those areas as well.

Rehabilitative exercise is probably most well known after you’ve suffered an injury, or you’ve had orthopedic surgery. However, these aren’t the only times that rehabilitative exercise comes into play. If you suffer from any of the following conditions, this form of therapy may be just what you need:

If you’ve suffered from any of these, and are struggling to overcome your condition, rehabilitative exercise could be just the ticket. The exercises that Dr. Ablett details in your personalized plan help you to not only manage pain, but help your body to recover.

So how does this type of therapy work to help you overcome your injury or condition? The exercises that Dr. Ablett has you do work with your entire body to help improve not only your pain, but also your functionality.

This is achieved by increasing your flexibility and range of motion. You’ll also gain strength, which helps improve your joints and gives you better all around mobility. With better mobility and strength, you’ll not only get better, but decrease the odds that you’ll get injured or deal with pain again.

How it can benefit you

Rehabilitative exercise is a wonderful and successful tool in your recovery. It’s a type of treatment that’s non-invasive and works on your entire body, not just the area of concern. This makes it appealing for many people, because it helps you stay strong, even after you’ve recovered.

The main goal of this type of therapy is to improve your condition. That’s an amazing benefit all on its own. However, rehabilitative exercise also benefits you by decreasing the likelihood of another injury or flare-up down the road. 

Another added benefit is that it’s completely customized to your condition. Dr. Ablett takes many considerations into account when formulating your plan, and helps you each and every step of the way. It’s not a cookie cutter treatment; your plan is made specifically to help you.

Although it’s called rehabilitative exercise, this form of treatment goes far beyond just exercises. Dr. Ablett uses a variety of other treatment modalities to help you recover as well, including:

All of these treatments work within your body to help you get the most out of your rehabilitative exercise sessions. And it doesn’t end when you’re recovered or your pain is better. You can keep practicing these exercises at home to keep your pain at bay and prevent injury.

Don’t keep suffering through traditional treatments; instead, call our office today to learn more about rehabilitative exercise, or you can schedule an appointment online using the booking tool on our website.

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