Exercises Teaching 555

Patient was instructed on passive exercises (ROM exercises), that are very important if patient is in bed or in wheelchair. ROM exercises help keep the joints and muscles as healthy as possible. Without this exercises, blood flow and flexibility (moving and bending) of the joints can decrease. Joints, such as the knees and elbows, could become stiff and locked without ROM exercises. Passive Rom helps keep joint areas flexible, but do not built muscles or make them stronger.