Benefits of the Fitness Therapy Program
Whether your disabilities are congenital or acquired, whether you are young or old, rich or poor, participants can all benefit from a fitness Therapy program. The Fitness Therapy program, not be confused with physical therapy is a restorative process in which we help individuals regain their confidence, confidence to ride a horse again after taking a life-altering fall or a stroke survivor restore symmetry back in their arm after muscle atrophy has set in.
The Fitness therapy program is developing wellness programs for cancer survivors, giving them hope while receiving an insurmountable joy in watching them transform from a body weakness to a light of energy. It’s about helping individuals build strength in their legs through ambulation after being partially paralyzed. Most clients seek or are recommended to the fitness therapy program by their doctor or after being released from the care of their physical therapist. The reason for this is simple: though patients are able to function enough to resume on with life, most still suffer from the effects of their injury and are prevented from living life at the level they were before the heart attack, stroke or accident took it away from them. A fitness therapist will make sure that you’re safe and void of any contraindicated exercises or movements. Fitness therapy sessions combine muscle strengthening, stretching, and balancing techniques to help each client establish safe exercise patterns.
Whether your disabilities are congenital or acquired, whether you are young or old, rich or poor, participants can all benefit from our Fitness Therapy Program. The Fitness Therapy Program, not be confused with physical therapy is a restorative process in which we help individuals regain their confidence, confidence to ride a horse again after taking a fall or helping a stroke survivor restore symmetry back in their arms after muscle atrophy has set in.
Our program is an adaptive program and designed to provide a disabled client the opportunity to participate in fitness activities that are not otherwise easily performed. The goal of a fitness therapy session for a client with a disability is to improve fitness, mobility, and self- efficacy.
The fitness therapy program can be enjoyed by virtually anyone with a disability, But it is especially appropriate for people with orthopedic and joint dysfunction. Persons with obesity, ambulatory limitations, and low back syndrome conditions do extremely well within are adaptive aquatic setting, in fact, there are only a few conditions where the implementation of an exercise program would be contraindicated. Clients must consult a physician for approval before undertaking any exercise program or engaging in a new activity.
Yoga not only strengthens your core and improves flexibility, but with its gentle movements and emphasis on breathing and meditation, it also fosters a sense of calm. In the second half of your pregnancy, avoid exaggerated twists and movements that tug on your belly, moves that require you to lie on your back or belly for prolonged periods, and inversions like headstands and shoulder stands.