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Therapeutic Exercise

Therapeutic exercises are specific exercises, movements, or stretches meant to correct problems of the neuro-muskulo-skeletal systems.

The focus of therapeutic exercises is on regaining flexibility, strength,endurance and proprioceptive control to promote natural pain-free movement.  All of our therapists have advanced training in the diagnosis of deficits in movement patterns and how to treat these specific deficits with corresponding exercises.  Some patients tend to be apprehensive when hearing the word exercise, which is understandable because they are typically in pain.  We use movement to relieve pain first and then build stability or mobility after our patients pain has been relieved.

What our patients are saying...

I appreciate Great Lakes Physical Therapy because of their caring professional team. Each therapist, assistant, and office member does his/her best to take care of each patient. Exercises are explained and handled with expertise and compassion. Jeff Eaton is one of a few therapists to fit and treat patients with the BalanceWear vest.  Wearing this special vest has enabled me to gain balance and walking ability following a severe stoke. I am very thankful to have worked with all of the therapists at Great Lakes Physical Therapy. Each has added to my successful recovery.

- Bernard B.