Exercise Prescription is about doing the correct exercises that are indicated for your body and the challenges you’re currently facing. Often times patients know that they should be moving their bodies, but often default to outdated approaches that they may have tried when they were younger or what their friens may have told them. Unfortunately not everything that works for one person will work for another person who may have different needs or goals. Exercise prescription allows you
to learn to engage the correct muscles and how to use the core to avoid injuries and still get stronger!
What to expect from an Exercise Prescription appointment.
Patients are encouraged to wear lose clothing that they would feel comfortable moving in. Most movements involve little equipment and often rely on using the weight
of the body. There is an emphasis on core stabilization as well as the primal movements (pushing, pulling, bending, twisting, squatting, lunging, gait) to develop
the general areas of human motion.
What is Exercise Prescription used for?
Exercise Prescription is ideal for patients who need to reintroduce exercise habits into their daily life as well as those who need particular help in activating their
muscles and learning how to stabilize their spine properly. THis would include patients who have degenerated discs, herniated discs, shoulder injuries, knee injuries,