Prenatal Physiotherapy in Edmonton

Regular exercise is important for health and well-being. For this reason, many healthcare providers will issue exercise prescriptions as a way to help keep health issues at bay. With the help of a therapist, you can get your exercise plan and guidelines.

Getting an exercise prescription from a professional can increase the safety and efficiency of your program. A professional/therapist also can help integrate all of these pieces into a simple plan that can be followed and adjusted as needed.

Ideally, your program will be designed specifically for your health status, goals, abilities, and interests. A general exercise protocol will consider the principles of conditioning and include the following basics.

Here is what you need to know about exercise prescriptions.

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  • Health Status Questionnaire and Physical Exam
  • Fitness Assessment and Evaluation
  • Exercise Type
  • Cardiovascular Fitness
  • Strength Training
  • Flexibility and Balance Training
  • Exercise Parameters
  • Duration
  • Intensity

Exercise prescription commonly refers to the specific plan of fitness-related activities that are designed for a specified purpose, which is often developed by exercise therapist/physiotherapist for the client or patient. Due to the specific and unique needs and interests of the client/patient, the goal of exercise prescription should be the successful integration of exercise principles and behavioral techniques that motivates the participant to be compliant, thus achieving their goals.

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