Range of motion (ROM) is the term that is used to describe the amount of movement you have at each joint. If you have a limitation in ROM at a joint this could be do to tightness in the joint capsule. Mobility exercises are specifically designed to stretch the joint capsule. There are different mobility exercises for the different joints of the body. Your physical therapist will instruct you on which mobility exercises are good for you and how many repetitions to perform.
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