Benefits of regular exercise for chronic conditions:
- Diabetes/Cardiac/Weight management
- Lower Back/Core/Prostate
In the group classes, the client is shown safe ways to exercise and are given tailored programs to complete at home. Clients are also taken through educational topics on ways to restore quality of life, to improve functional capacity, lead a normal life and prevent recurrence of the event. The classes are a mixture of resistance type exercises, joint mobility & cardiovascular type exercises.
Regular exercise can help diabetics reduce and manage their blood sugar levels, help cardiac clients who have survived an acute event or suffer from chronic heart disease, to lead a normal life and help overweight clients reduce their risk of metabolic syndrome- high blood pressure, high blood sugar, excess body fat around the waist and abnormal cholesterol levels. The condition increases the risk of diabetes, stroke and heart disease.
A healthy Lifestyle is important for the development and maintenance of bones. Doing regular exercise and eating healthy will help with skeletal integrity, reduction of falls risk and prevent potential bone fractures.
Hydrotherapy can help with pain management, physical function, well-being and mood, mobility and balance, strength and core stability, fitness and reconditioning. It takes weight off joints and allows better range of motion of limbs. This class is designed to help clients with any muscular or bone discomfort.
The core is any muscles connected to your shoulder girdle and hip girdle. Generally people get issues when they over-squeeze these muscles for light duties or as a protection mechanism of fearful movements. The spine was meant to move.
During initial diagnosis, treatment period and post treatment period. Exercise prescription could have very positive benefits for improving surgical outcomes, reducing symptom experience, managing side effects of radiation and chemotherapy, improving psychological health, maintaining physical function, and reducing fat gain and muscle and bone loss.
There are many physiological and psychological benefits to exercise for clients with respiratory issues. The major benefits include increased physical capacity, decreased anxiety about breathlessness, greater independence in daily activities, reduced fatigue and improved quality of life.