Scope of Physiotherapy
Many benefits are available to the public through the widening scope of physiotherapy in this world. The profession addresses orthopedic, neurological, cardiopulmonary and cardiac problems among infants, children adults, and geriatric populations.
Orthopedic problems solved by Physiotherapy
Some of the orthopedic disorders treated are sports injuries, fractures , joint disorders, amputation, back and neck pain, arthritis and post -operative conditions. Orthopedic physiotherapy takes place in a private practice, depending on the stage of the condition.
Role of Therapeutic Exercises
The intervention involves therapeutic exercise to improve strength, the range of motion and endurance, joint mobilisation to reduce stiffness and modalities to relieve pain. An orthopedic patient will most likely be trained in these of an ambulation device to help restore or enhance movement.
Neurological impairments treated in Physiotherapy
Neurological disorders such as strokes, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, cerebral palsy and spinal cord injury make up a great percentage of a physiotherapist’s caseload. A stroke patient may present with hemiplegia (paralysis on one side of the body), hemiparesis (weakness on one side of the body) abnormal muscle tone and/or neglect of one side of the body.
Physiotherapy is invaluable in correcting these issues or, where necessary, in training the individual to compensate for these deficits. Interventions focus on muscle reeducation, transfers, restoring and improving gait and training in the use of mobile therapy .
Pain management in Physiotherapy
its important role of physiotherapy in pain management by using different modalities like Therapeutic Ultrasound , TENS ,EMS , Cryotherapy and heating modalities
these also have effects in reducing inflammation and enhancing blood circulation which leads to healing the problem of the patient by pain relieve ultimately with neurological effects of modalities in physical therapy