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A common physiotherapy treatment used in prevention, immediate care, management, and rehabilitation from physical injury.
Exercise Prescription is appropriate for almost all people receiving physiotherapy treatment
Ultimately, the goal of physiotherapy is to restore function, reduce pain, and generally improve your quality of life.
Exercise Prescription is used to achieve these goals with the progressive application of exercise in order to increase a person’s tolerance to activity.
Uses of Exercise Prescription include:
The degree of exercise depends on your situation, varying from very light post-surgical exercises, to repeated heavy lifting for people undergoing work-hardening programs. Your physiotherapist will continually monitor and adjust your exercise levels as your recovery progresses.
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