Month: June 2011

Isometric exercise – physical therapy

Isometric exercises are a type of srength traininging in which the joint angle and muscle length do not change during contraction.

Isometric exercise, are a great way to buid strength, power, rehabilitation, and a nice body.

Physical therapists often use isometric exercises with individuals who are recovering from an injury or who have experienced joint inflammation due to arthritis or another  joint  condition.  Isometric exercise are done as a push or pull and can be done with bodyweight, free weights or weight machines or pushing against a wall or other object.

Isometric training is primarily reserved for initial strength training during physical therapy.