Physiotherapy is a health profession that helps people recover, maintain, and maximize their strength, functional ability, and wellness after they have been injured, pained, or disabled. An orthopedic physiotherapist treats injuries and disorders affecting muscles and bones. It is common for people to lose their mobility, which has a negative impact on their quality of life. The benefits of physiotherapy include pain relief, joint flexibility, and strength enhancement. Physiotherapy for neurological disorders refers to the treatment of patients with neurological disorders. It is primarily the brain, spinal cord, and nerves that are affected by neurological disorders. Movement can be achieved & maintained through physiotherapy. Physical activities, when administered regularly, can improve the prognosis of several medical conditions despite all the medications and external treatments.
The following conditions can be treated with Physiotherapy:
- Post-fracture stiffness, joint pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, arthritis, etc.
- Neurological system disorders such as stroke, paralysis, Parkinson’s disease, hemiplegia, paraplegia, quadriplegia, etc.
- Pediatric conditions such as cerebral palsy, spina bifida, torticollis, etc
- Incontinence, incoordination, dizziness, falls are examples of geriatric conditions