What Is Active Rehabilitation?

November 27th, 2020
What Is Active Rehabilitation and Who Does it Benefit?

Active rehabilitation is a series of exercises, within a program designed by a kinesiologist, intended to restore mobility and to correct mechanical operations of the body. Active rehabilitation helps to treat soft tissues strains and sprains, and manage post-concussion. The treatment can be used to treat many different types of injuries including back pain, neck pain, balance issues, concussion, shoulder dysfunction, ankle discomfort, knee pain, and many more.

Benefits of Active Rehabilitation

-Active rehabilitation helps to treat your injuries.

-It is an effective and safe treatment for both chronic and acute conditions.

- Active rehabilitation works perfectly in hand with physiotherapy and massage therapy. These modalities can all work together to promote your body’s natural recovery process.

-Active rehabilitation helps to balance your body

-Active rehabilitation increases blood flow in your body

-It can help you to recover quickly after surgery

-Active rehabilitation promote inner and outer healing of your body

active rehabilitation Vs other treatments

The operative word in "active rehabilitation" is "active". Most other treatments for soft tissue injuries like physiotherapy, chiropractic medicine, massage, and others are considered to be passive. Active rehabilitation is active. Active rehabilitation requires the patient’s full participation. It’s an active as opposed to a passive treatment option.

Who provides active rehabilitation exercise?

Active rehabilitation is designed and managed by medical professionals called kinesiologists. These are experts on the mechanics of human movement. As such, they are very effective at treating back pain, neck discomforts, knee pain, shoulder dysfunction, and post-concussion issues among other conditions.

If you are interested in active rehabilitation, please contact us.

Total Care Health, based in Surrey, BC, offers science-based therapy in a compassionate environment. They have chiropractors, kinesiologists, physiotherapists, and massage therapists available to help you.

If you have any questions about this article, or you would like to book an appointment with one of our professionals, please call us at (604) 854-3090.


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