Zionsville: Manage Pain & Inflammation With Exercise

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MARCH, 2020

ZPT GaZette NEWSLETTER MANAGE YOUR PAIN & INFLAMMATIONWITH EXERCISE

Stretching: Stretching helps to improve the range of motion, or flexibility of your joints and soft tissues. You may be instructed in passive stretch, assisted stretching or active stretch in your therapy program. It is best to have a physical therapist observe and test your range of motion prior to embarking on a new or strenuous program. Strengthening. It may surprise you to learn that pain can be caused by loss of strength. An injury, surgery, arthritis or simply aging can cause weakness and loss of control or coordination in our muscles. Increasing muscle activity safely and effectively helps with muscle power, endurance, stability and balance. Our skilled physical therapists will advance your program as you progress, by adding weight bearing exercises, resistance andsustainedactivitieswiththegoalofgetting you back to the activities you love. Continued exercise information inside!

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