Exercise and rehabilitation play an important part in the recovery process.
These exercises are not to replace any advice by medical specialists, but to supplement them.
The benefits of rehabilitation exercises include:
- The speed up of recovery
- Reducing pain
- Restoring muscle strength
- Improving mobility
- Improving flexibility
- Preventing recurrence
- Building muscle
- Contributing to fat loss
They will allow the patient to be more active, therefore giving them a better quality of life. Rehabilitation should begin as soon as possible following clearance from their doctor, consultant or specialist.