REMEDIAL EXERCISE PROGRAMMES
Remedial exercise is one of the components of physiotherapy that has the longest-lasting effects. Prescription of remedial exercise for owners to perform between physiotherapy sessions allows continuous improvement in a range of targeted aspects. In particular:
Increasing joint range of motion
Improving core strength
Increasing muscle strength
Improving proprioception (sensory feedback)
Increasing stride length
There are many ways to progress exercises to allow a continued effect to be had as condition improves.
Remedial exercise can be used as part of rehabilitation from injury, or as part as performance enhancing training regimes. The possibilities are endless!