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To put into action, practice, or force; to make use of something, such as a right or option.

To exercise dominion over land is to openly indicate absolute possession and control.

To exercise discretion is to choose between doing and not doing something, the decision being based on sound judgment.

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These external supports could be used in addition to transversus abdominis muscle exercises, but evidence is lacking about their use in the management of DRAM and further research is required.18 Combined effect of Noble's exercise and abdominal binders has received little attention, thus, the purpose of this study was to highlight the efficacy of therapeutic exercise in the reduction of diastasis recti.
The present results support the notion that fitness professionals in Canada work beyond their scope of practice, with 54.4% of the respondents providing therapeutic exercise and most performing posture analysis and muscle balance testing--techniques restricted to rehabilitation specialists and certified clinical exercise physiologist.
Therapeutic exercise and stretching is based on the ultimate goal of achieving symptom-free movement and function.
Blunt blades will soon turn what should be half an hour of therapeutic exercise into an irritating chore.
...leaving his residence or place of confinement while on the sick list except to obtain medical treatment or attention or at the direction of the attending physician for the express purpose of therapeutic exercise and after approval from the office of the chief of police.(6)
Arizona and Colorado fitness networks have negotiated with regional HMOs for health-promotion packages that include traditional services (e.g., stress reduction, smoking cessation) along with therapeutic exercise, physical therapy, prenatal exercise, yoga, and meditation as part of a package purchased by insurers.
Larson (1991) believes that therapeutic exercise has unrealized potential in the design of institutional programs for at-risk elders.
The text assumes an understanding of human anatomy and clinical diagnostic skills, basic principles of acute injury management, therapeutic modalities, and therapeutic exercise. Starkey teaches athletic training at Ohio University.
Section Two details 11 case studies offering narrative insights into the clinical application of therapeutic exercise. In addition, three chapters reflect on practitioner self-care, weight management, and practitioner trial and error.
(6,7) Despite recommendations by these guides and the high prevalence of neck pain, (8) we could find no published studies that describe the use of manual therapy, spinal manipulation, or spinal mobilization and therapeutic exercise for managing mechanical neck pain in aviators.
It focuses on board-related concepts in orthopedic, neurologic, and general medicine, as well as pediatric rehabilitation, topics such as spasticity, multiple sclerosis, and osteoporosis, and physical modalities, therapeutic exercise, extended bedrest, and aging effects.

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