Knee exercises help to strengthen the Quadriceps muscle. This is important to reduce knee pain and recuperate from knee surgery

Knee exercises help to strengthen the Quadriceps muscle. This is important to reduce knee pain and recuperate from knee surgery

Exercise is an important part of your recovery. Gentle exercises are prescribed by your physiotherapist, both to loosen the affected muscles as they become less painful, and to strengthen them at a later stage. You will be taught your exercises in a careful and controlled manner and given a printed hand out to help you perform the exercise programme accurately at home.

Core Stability
Core Stability - Low Back Pain

Core Stability – Low Back Pain

This treatment is for patients with several issues, but particularly low back pain. It is based on up to date research from Australia and America. A large emphasis is put on rThese exercises are gentle and do not reproduce pain. The positioning of the body and contraction of the muscles help patients to support their spines during every day activities. This promotes stability of the spine and helps to avoid re-injuryetraining the deep core muscles of the spine and abdomen.

Feet Exercise

 

Heel raises help to raise the arches of the feet

Heel lifts are a wonderful exercises to raise the arches

The feet respond well to exercise and the arches can be worked. This is important to relieve foot pain. Your Chartered Physiotherapist can guide on you what to do in a graded manner, so that the muscles regain their strength gradually.

Shoulder Exercise

 

Shoulder exercises aim loosen and strengthen the shoulder joint,

Careful exercise helps the correct movement to occur. Here, the shoulder is not hitching up.

 

Shoulder exercises aim loosen and strengthen the shoulder joint. They need to be encouraged in a sensitive way, to facilitate their reengagement into normal function. Too much and they fatigue and become painful, too little and you get nowhere. Your Chartered Physiotherapist will know the right balance.

Stretching the muscles of the neck help to prevent further neck pain

Stretching of the upper shoulder muscle, which is a real culprit for producing pain!

Neck Exercise

Stretching the muscles of the neck help to prevent further neck pain after a course of treatment. Find out when to start stretching by talking to your Chartered Physiotherapist.

Exercises help you recover from injury

Gradually moving the knee, helps to regain full movement

 

Exercises help you recover from injury, but its important to know what exercises to do. Be guided by someone who knows what’s right for you and your injury. Your Chartered Physiotherapist is trained to give you good advice on what to do.

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