Benefits of Physiotherapy
Physiotherapy plays a major role in rehabilitating patients with different age group and different ailments. A well qualified and trained Physiotherapist can make an evaluation and do the treatment planning according to the condition of the patient.
Physiotherapist can help the pregnant Mother, newborn child to hundred year old centenarian in so many different ways.
Pregnant Mothers: From the 4th month onwards pregnant Mothers can do antenatal exercises in the form of deep breathing exercises, leg exercises, stretching exercises, pelvic floor exercises, pool exercises, walking exercise and Lamaze exercises for preparing the body for a natural childbirth.
New Born Babies: Newborn babies with breathing difficulties, cerebral palsy, club foot (CTEV- congenital talipo equines varus), spina bifida, hydrocephalus to name a few. In these conditions, Physiotherapists with Neonatal and Paediatric experience can do wonders in improving the quality of life by closely working with the Babies and the Parents. Physiotherapy and play therapy go hand in hand when it comes to Paediatric rehabilitation.
Children from 5 to 19 year old: Kids with musculoskeletal disorders like cerebral palsy, polio myelitis, myopathy etc, fractures, muscle sprain and strain due to sports injury, postural problems like scoliosis etc can be addressed effectively by the Paediatric Physiotherapy specialists.
Adults in 20 to 50 age group: Adults with low back pain, road traffic accidents with fractures, neck pain, shoulder pain, knee pain etc can be well treated by Orthopedic Physiotherapists. Physiotherapists uses different modalities like cryotherapy (cold packs), hydroculator packs, interferential therapy, ultrasound etc to relieve the pain and uses progressive therapeutic exercises in restoring the function in the individual.
Adults in 50 to 70 age group: In this age group there is high chances of getting stroke (paralysis of one side of the body called hemiplegia), Parkinsonism ( tightness of the muscles, shakiness, joint stiffness , movement difficulties etc), tumor in the brain and the spine resulting in the paralysis of the extremities. Physiotherapist with experience in neurological rehab can work closely with these patients and give quality of life in these individuals.
Adults in 70 to 90 age group: Dementia disorders, balance disorders, frequent falls, urinary incontinence, long standing bedridden patients etc can be addressed by Physiotherapists who are specialized in geriatric physiotherapy. If a well structured physiotherapy is executed these population will be less burden to the family member and to the society.
Women in all age group: Women’s health Physiotherapist can give antenatal and post-natal physiotherapy to relieve back pain, strengthen the pelvic floor muscles, prevent and treat incontinence, prevent and treat osteoporosis, post breast cancer rehab, lymphaedema etc
The above population can be treated effectively in the comfort of the individual’s home.