Reduces peripheral oedema, assists circulation, reduces heart rate and arterial pressure. Increases metabolic rate and lymphatic drainage. Creates phastic stimuli to the sensory skin receptors decreasing hypersensitivity allowing increased movement with less pain.
Helps to strengthen specific muscle groups, improves balance for unsteady patients, allows patients greater reaction time increases confidence.
Reduces load on joints and muscles, improves core stability, improves flexibility, decreases pain.
Therapeutic effects, relaxes muscles, aids comfort, increases circulation, relieves pain.