Stretching exercises are important in rehabilitation programs and are practiced by athletes for a reason. Doing some stretches is a great way to improve your stability and balance. It has also been proven to increase your flexibility and range of motion.
We often include stretches in our physical therapy in Brooklyn, New York for the following benefits:
- Improved flexibility and range of motion in the joints
Stretching exercises help you regain and maintain flexibility as well as the range of motion in the joints
- Increased blood circulation to the muscles
Good blood circulation helps shorten the recovery time of muscle injuries
- Maintained good posture
Stretching can prevent your muscles from getting tight and allows for good posture
- Relaxes tense muscles from stress
Stretching relaxes muscles that are tense from stress.
However, you should make sure that you are practicing proper stretching techniques to reap the rewards of stretching and to avoid further injuries.
Do you need physical therapy in Far Rockaway? Come on over to Road to Recovery Physical and Occupational Therapy. We offer various services to help you take control of your health and recovery.
Our services include geriatric rehab, neuromuscular rehab, sports rehab, physical therapy, and occupational therapy in New York.