There is no doubt that exercise is the key to good health. Regular exercise regime improves your stamina and endurance, boosts immunity, lowers the risk of chronic degenerative diseases and enhances overall physical health. It also promotes emotional as well as mental wellness. However, it is important that any form of exercise is done with right technique. If right technique of exercise is not used, it can cause injury. Also, inadequate flexibility can prevent you from reaching your full potential and strength of your muscles. Therefore, it is important to incorporate flexibility and balance training into any exercise regime.
Flexibility is defined as the complete range of motion of a joint. The term involves all the musculoskeletal parts and specific neuromuscular pathways in the body. The structural aspects of the joints and the mechanical properties of the underlying tissues affect the extent of mobility or flexibility of the joint. Flexibility training at White’s Physical Therapy Wilmington, MA aims at improving the range of motion of the body parts, decreases the risk of injury, improves athletic performance and reduces muscle soreness.
Flexibility training at White’s Physical Therapy Wilmington, MA involves focus on stretching exercises that improve the ability to move the body parts freely through their full range of motion. It also reduces muscle soreness or cramps and decreases muscle spasticity.
Flexibility training is done under the supervision of physical therapist at Wilmington, MA. Our experienced physical therapist at Wilmington, MA will assess the joint motion, muscle strength and endurance, posture, heart and lung function and existing medical condition to create an individualized flexibility training program. He gives one-on-one training and instructs you in doing the right form and technique of stretching exercises. The focus is to use a safe and systemic approach for all the range-of-motion techniques.
Flexibility training is an integral aspect of physical therapy. It is a crucial element for regaining your full range of motion and using your body to its full capability. The proper use of stretching and flexibility will reduce the risk of injury and muscle soreness will be reduced after activity.
If you want to maximize your efforts in the gym, incorporate flexibility training in your exercise regime and get the best results.
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