Uses of Home Medical Exercise Equipment

When an individual gets discharged from a hospital following treatment of a disease like Fibromyalgia or Parkinson’s, they may be asked to take up occupational therapy or physiotherapy. While going to an outpatient center is one option, Physical Therapy Remote Therapeutic Monitoring you can even consider buying medical exercise equipment depending on the kind of treatment you require or if the doctor approves of it. Some treatments need to be continued for a prolonged period in which case buying or renting of the medical exercise equipment is definitely a better option.

For those who want to strengthen their lower limbs, pedal exercisers prove to be quite helpful. This is a small unit that does not take up too much floor space. It has two pedals combined to its base. You can use the pedal exerciser while you are seated on a regular chair. It will help you increase the range of movement in your knees, improve blood circulation and also augment muscle tone. Resistance bands or tubes are a low impact technique that can also be used to recuperate and strengthen joint and muscle function. These types of equipment are suitable for home use.

Another effective health equipment is the exercise bike that greatly benefits the heath condition of your heart. Latest bikes come with various features and in different designs. Individuals who are partially paralyzed or have had a recent amputation of a limb can benefit by the use of ergonomically designed table-top rehab bikes (trainers). Stationery exercise bikes come in various models and shapes. Some even let the users recline while training. Treadmills like the RTM Rehabilitation Treadmills is also very useful in strengthening you lower body.

You can also exercise your ankles or lower legs by using padded quadriceps boards that strengthens muscles in the thighs. The equipment can be adjusted to different angles and heights. It is very useful for those who want to safely strengthen their hip joints or damaged knees. You can also make use of treadmills to strengthen your lower body. Physical therapists make use of RTM rehabilitation treadmill, Physical Therapy RPM which is an excellent way to slowly increase stability, gait, hip function, knee function, range of motion, mobility, balance and ankle function.

Investing in medical exercise equipment is very essential to restore movement and increase blood circulation and even relieve pain. Before buying any equipment for home use like the RTM Rehabilitation Treadmills it is very important to consult a doctor and a physical therapist. Lack of knowledge of accurately using any of the above-mentioned equipment can have undesired consequences.

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