Clients who participate in an exercise therapy program can benefit from increased motor or sensory function, increased independence, reduction of medication, reduction of hospital visits, and increased overall health.
Its purpose is to work towards the restoration of normal musculoskeletal function or to reduce pain above and below the site of injury caused by diseases or injuries through neuro reeducation, gait training and therapeutic activities.
The ultimate goal is to use physical activity to improve health and wellbeing.
Exercise therapy can be used not only to promote an active lifestyle but also to encourage a change in behavior and improve quality of life.
The main aims of exercise therapy in OPTIMISTIC are to:
- Promote an active lifestyle.
- Improve skeletal muscle function.
- Reduce Fatigue.
- Assess cardiac function.
- Improve quality of life.