The Weighted Side Bend with a ball against a wall is a powerful stretch exercise that our patients will perform to increase range of movement to each side of the body.
This rehab exercise was created by us to generate maximum stretch of all muscles from the hip to the shoulders
A strength and conditioning based squat with a squash, with the ball between your lower back and wall is a great thigh workout. Use your core to maintain a long, straight back as you squash the ball into the wall. This exercise is designed for patients who are rehabilitating:
The hip and knee raise is a fantastic way in which you can keep all your lower limbs moving, especially if you are disabled, elderly or someone who does very little exercise. You might find it hard at first due to inactivity but once you get the hang of it you
The Bridge has been used for many years as a great exercise for supporting the back and working the thighs at the same time. We love using it as Therapyroom1 for patients with back pain, however in a controlled manner that you can see in the back and chest rehab
The Single Leg Bridge is the next level of the earlier Bridge – Open Leg Position exercise. This is more of a strength exercise for the legs and lower back more than anything else and it will definitely work those thighs as well.
This exercise is powerful for people who perform
This exercise focuses on knee pain and how we can treat it, and I am going to give you an exercise that you can do to help yourself. At Therapyroom1 we see so many people who are suffering from knee pain, and rehabilitation which is specific to knee pain is key.
The criss cross exercise is one definitely for the hips and possibly knees in some cases. Again this exercise will help stretch the muscles, tendons and ligaments of the hip. It is something you can do every day and keep your body moving. We use this exercise as an examination
For anyone who has had knee rehabilitation treatment, you will know how hard is can be to get the knee working. At Therapyroom1 we have had patients who struggled with strengthening and conditioning of their quadriceps muscles to take an increased load without being weight bearing (standing up on it)
A groin strain is one of the most common injuries in sports, especially football and rugby. The term describes a tear or rupture to any one of the adductor muscles resulting pain in the inner thigh or adductor muscles:
If these muscles are tensed
We treat many people here at Therapyroom1 complaining of knee injuries and in many cases rehabilitation is straight forward and this is one exercise that is just that. The exercise is designed for sub-acute and chronic stages of injury i.e. at the start of the injury and as it progresses