Physiotherapy

The word Physiotherapy has been coined from Physical Therapy abbreviated as PT. It’s associated with identifying and maximizing quality of life and movement potential. It involves evaluating, diagnosing, and treating a range of diseases, disorders, and disabilities and preventing using physical means. This leads a person undergoing treatment to physical, psychological, emotional, and social well being. This is attained by the interaction of a patient and a Physiotherapist, healthcare professionals who diagnose and treat using a process where movement potential is assessed and diagnosed. Procedure of physiotherapy commonly includes prescribing and assisting with specific exercises, manual therapy, education, manipulation and other interventions. Also prevent the loss of mobility before it occurs by developing fitness and wellness-oriented programs for healthier and more active lifestyles and restore maximum movement and functional ability throughout the lifespan. Physiotherapy employs physical methods, such as massage and manipulation, to promote healing and restore person’s range of normal movement after injury or illness. Physiotherapy also treats problems that affect muscles, joints, heart, blood circulation and lungs. Physiotherapists also help people with mental health conditions, conditions those affecting the brain and nervous system and chronic long-term health conditions. Physiotherapy begins with an assessment of the patient’s condition. This assessment typically includes a medical history review and a physical examination. Treatment is guided by the findings of the assessment. Based on the unique needs of the patient, various physiotherapeutic treatment methods are employed. Such methods may include musculoskeletal, cardiopulmonary, and integumentary physiotherapy techniques. Physiotherapeutic treatment methods are constantly evolving as the field grows. Physiotherapists use a wide range of techniques and approaches generally, including massage and manipulation, using the hands to relieve muscle pain and stiffness and encourage blood flow to an injured part of the body to help recovery, heat, cold, electric current, light and water, remedial exercise that takes into account a person’s current level of health and any specific requirements they may have also providing support to help patients manage chronic conditions. Arthritis is a chronic condition that causes painful, stiff joints and is often associated with ageing. Physiotherapy can help keep the joints mobile and strengthen the surrounding muscles. Almost all people who have an injury or a physical disability can benefit from physiotherapy, including children and elderly people had survived a stroke, when the blood supply to part of the brain is cut off, heart problems and breathing difficulties, sports injuries, people who had underwent a surgery that affects their movement or mobility.