Our disability training program incorporates stretching exercises. For our clients, the benefits are significant:
Clients who are confined to a wheelchair or have a limited range of the movement can develop tightness in the body. The shoulder, chest, wrist, and hip muscles are usually affected.
Tightness in the body can lead to a whole new set of problems:
Our Comprehensive Activity-Based Strength Training (C.A.S.T.®) helps clients fight these issues. It activates all muscle groups in the upper, mid and lower body.
That is meant to promote maximum capabilities and stimulate muscle memory. The range of motion exercises for neurological disorders maintain our clients’ flexibility to avoid:
Our certified exercise specialists are skilled at working with people with disabilities. They can assist clients with various disabilities and functionality impairment levels.
Each one of our clients is taken through the stretching techniques that are best-suited for their recovery.
1. Hyun Ju Kim, Yaelim Lee, and Kyeong-Yae Sohng. Effects of Bilateral Passive Range of Motion Exercise on the Function of Upper Extremities and Activities of Daily Living in Patients with Acute Stroke. J Phys Ther Sci. 2014 Jan; 26(1): 149–156. Published online 2014 Feb 6. doi: 10.1589/jpts.26.149
2. Justin A. Beebe, PT; Catherine E. Lang, PT, PhD. Active Range of Motion Predicts Upper Extremity Function 3 Months After Stroke. Stroke.2009; 40: 1772-1779 Published online before print March 5, 2009
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