Ther. ex. 1
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Ther. ex. 1
Ther. ex. quiz 1
What are the goals for active range of motion ex?
maintain muscle elasticity and contractility
provide sensory feedback from contracting muscles
provide a stimulus for bone and joint tissue integrity
prevent thrombus formation
Develop coordination and motor skills
What are the indications for active ROM ex?
a pt can actively contract the muscles
pt has weak musculature
for aerobic conditioning program
to mobilize segments above and below an immobilized region
What are the indications for passive ROM ex?
Pt is unable or not supposed to actively move a segment
Pt has acute, inflammed tissue
What are the goals for passive ROM ex?
maintain joint and connective tissue mobility
maintain elasticity of muscle
assist circulation and vascular dynamics
enhance synovial movement
assist with the healing process
help maintain the pt's awareness of the movement
What are the precautions and contraindications of ROM ex?
Should not be performed when motion is disruptive to the healing process
ROM should not be performed when the pt's response or condition is life threatening
What is therapeutic exercise?
planned performance that allows a patient to:
remediate or prevent impairment
restore or enhance physical function
prevent or reduce health-related risk factors
optimize overall health status, fitness or sense of well being
What are the aspects of physical function?
Postural control, postural stability, and equilibrium
What are the types of therapeutic exercises?
Strength, power, and endurance exercises
Postural control and balance training
Breathing exercises and ventilatory muscle training