Workouts tailored to the unique needs of an amputee can help improve strength, flexibility, and balance. In this article, we’ll explore effective workouts for amputees that can get them closer to achieving their fitness goals.
Cardio to Maintain a Healthy Heart
In addition to maintaining heart health, improving circulation, and promoting weight management, cardio can be fun. Amputees can participate in various cardio workouts, including:
Strength Training to Build Muscle
An amputee can strength train to improve their balance, stability, and overall function. Strength training can also relieve stress and boost your mood. Try these ideas to build muscle:
Regular workouts can help amputees improve their overall health and enhance their mood. Before beginning any exercise program, consult a healthcare professional, physical therapist, or certified prosthetist. At Tierney Orthotics and Prosthetics, we’re committed to supporting amputees on their journey to wellness and independence. Contact us today for more information on our services and resources for amputees.
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