Daily activities should NOT replace range-of-motion exercises
Early, vigorous physical therapy with range-of-motion exercises
is necessary to stop the condition's progress, but pain must be relieved before therapy begins.
Check with your doctor or a physical therapist if you have specific questions about range-of-motion exercises
or other aspects of your exercise plan.
It also incorporates range-of-motion exercises
that increase flexibility.
Before you run, walk for five to 10 minutes to get the blood flowing, and do mild range-of-motion exercises
with your legs and arms.
There is also good evidence that water jogging improves aerobic capacity in patients with chronic pain and joint stiffness, and that yoga improves OA of the distal interphalangeal (DIP) and proximal interphalangeal (PiP) joints of the hand during activity and range-of-motion exercises
PHOTO (1--color) Ararat Nursing Facility assistant Ana Hid Mousessian helps resident Vehanoush Baltayan with her ``Happy Feet'' range-of-motion exercises
Even though range-of-motion exercises
to maintain mobility of the shoulder are important, a person with a subluxation as a result of a stroke should avoid unsupervised shoulder exercises.
Remember, though, that conditioning exercise does not take the place of range-of-motion exercises
prescribed for you by your doctor.
Even using a soup can will add some extra weight as you go through range-of-motion exercises
Regular stretching and range-of-motion exercises
can help you maintain flexibility and fight the effects of arthritis.
To prevent this condition, you can routinely wear compression stockings and do your range-of-motion exercises