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Physiotherapy Exercises


Exercise booklet for { }3 Compiled by Dr chandrashekar belludi { }
Active cycle for upper limbs
Therapist's aim
To improve fitness.
Client's aim
To improve your fitness.
Therapist's instructions
Position the patient in their wheelchair with their hands in the paddles of the active cycle.
Instruct the patient to cycle with their hands.
Client's instructions
Position yourself sitting in your wheelchair with your hands in the paddles of the active
cycle. Cycle with your hands.
Progressions and variations
Less advanced: 1. Decrease the active resistance. More advanced: 1. Increase the active
resistance. 2. Increase duration of exercise.
Precautions
1. Check for pressure marks in areas where sensation is absent or impaired.
Perform exercise for __ minutes.
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