The Benefits of Therapeutic Exercise

By | June 8, 2016

Increases size and strength in musculotendinous tissue and tensile strength
Improves coordination and timing of muscular groups
Reduces atrophy
Improves reaction, recruitment and endurance
Improve cardiovascular fitness
Reduces edema
Improves connective tissue strength and integrity
Promotes circulation to enhance soft tissue healing/metabolism
Increases bone density
Increases endurance, reduces fatigue
Improve range of motion of the spine and extremities
Improves postural balance
Improves joint function

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About Paul O'Brian

CEO, Paul O’Brian founded Accelerate Physical Therapy , P.C. in 1989 in Arvada. Specializing in orthopedic and neurological rehabilitation over a 35-year career, Paul is experienced in shoulder, knee, spine, foot/ankle, elbow, wrist and hand rehabilitation, quadriplegia, hemiplegia, multiple sclerosis, weakness and balance issues, and geriatric conditions, arthritis, functional decline), postural pain an problems, sports injuries, motor vehicle accidents, and workers’ compensation injuries. As a youth sports coach for 20 years in swimming and diving, soccer, football and rugby. Paul has served on the Boards of Directors of three Colorado non-profit Colorado corporations: Colorado Physical Therapy Network (20 years), Rugby Colorado (5 years) and Tigers Rugby Football Club (14 years).