Active Rehab

Active rehabilitation is a recovery-based program in which the patient plays an active role. The patient participates in the rehab, compared to someone performing rehab on them. Rehabilitation is for people who have lost abilities that they need for daily life. Some of the most common causes include: Stroke, Injuries and trauma, including burns, fractures (broken bones), traumatic brain injury, and spinal cord injuries. These programs are directed toward the patient’s injury, history and current abilities. Active Rehabilitation includes but is not limited to: mobility, stability, strength and endurance training through client specific exercises and progression.

The active rehab approach has many benefits, including:

  • Improved range of motion.
  • Increased flexibility.
  • Improved joint function and stability.
  • Reduced pain and swelling.
  • Increased muscle strength and tone.
  • Improved balance and coordination.