Some common occurrences resulting in the need for rehabilitation assistance include:
Injuries related to auto accidents include soft tissue and nerve damage, back, knee and shoulder injuries as well as cervical or lumbar disc damage.
Damage to ligaments or tendons including ACL tears, twisted or sprained joints and broken bones.
Rehabilitation can assist those recovering from a stroke, the elderly as well as individuals with declining gross and fine motor skills.
Knee, shoulder and hip replacement surgery are just some of the procedures requiring post-operative rehabilitation.
Slips and Falls
Recovery time can be expedited from both same-level and elevated slip and fall accidents with physical rehabilitation programs.
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Multiple Sclerosis, Lupus, Heart Disease, Cerebral Palsy, and Parkinson’s Disease are some of the chronic diseases that can benefit from a physical rehabilitation regime.
Hamstring pulls, abdominal strains, and pulled Achilles tendons have all benefited from rehabilitation programs.
A detailed physical rehabilitation program has produced very positive results in reducing Chronic Fatigue increasing energy and improving the mental outlook of patients.
What To Expect
You can expect your rehabilitation program to improve recovery time from your particular ailment.
As sessions proceed you will:
Feel A Reduction In Initial Pain
One of the main directives involved in the creation of your customized program is to improve your condition while decreasing your pain. Initially, you may experience discomfort, however this pain will incrementally subside as your program evolves.
Experience Better Muscle Memory
As your program proceeds, you are actually training your muscles to remember and respond to the rehabilitative exercises.
Notice Improved Mobility
A better, more flexible range of motion will result from continued rehabilitation sessions. This increase in mobility is required in order to return your body to a more ideal state, possibly even better than your precondition status.
Realize Increased Strength
The weakened condition of your body requiring physical rehabilitation will continue to strengthen as the process continues. Based on your specific ailment, a sense of confidence and security should manifest as your body becomes stronger.
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