Therapeutic Exercise

Therapeutic exercise is the systematic application of movement to joints and muscles to assist in the recovery from illness or injury. Therapeutic exercises are usually of a lower intensity and shorter duration than exercises used for conditioning healthy athletes. An individualized therapeutic exercise program is established after a rehabilitation professional obtains a full history and performs a comprehensive evaluation of the athlete.

The overall goal of a therapeutic exercise program in sports medicine is to return the athletes to their baseline level of function ...

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