Physiotherapy is a profession that promotes wellness, mobility, and independent function in individuals and the population. Physiotherapists treat and prevent problems caused by pain, illness, disability, aging, prolonged inactivity, and injury caused by accidents, sports, and work-related. Our department focuses on preventing disabilities and promoting restoration of function to the physically impaired that including orthopedic, neuromuscular, and cardiorespiratory disorders that can interfere with physical function. Our management includes exercise prescription, manual therapy, hydrotherapy, and electrotherapy modalities.
The Rehab care center is largely involved in this branch of physiotherapy that focuses on improving the function of muscles, bones, joints, tendons, and ligaments.
Conditions that might benefit from orthopedic physiotherapy include: bursitis, menisci, and ligament damage, arthritis, tendonitis, knee, and hip replacement, and fractures. Mechanical back pain also falls under this category which is one of the most common orthopedic conditions among the general public. We offer a comprehensive back pain treatment program that includes back and core muscle strengthening and an ergonomic evaluation.
The clinic offers treatment of people with movement and function disorders that have originated from problems with the body’s neuromuscular system. These conditions might present with muscle weakness, poor balance and coordination, muscle spasms, tremors, and decreased sensation. These conditions include strokes, spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, and Parkinson’s disease. We are determined to reintegrate all our neurological patients into society through a multidisciplinary approach where we engage other health professionals eg occupational therapists and clinical psychologists to make sure our patients and their caregivers receive the utmost care.
We also play a big role in the prevention and rehabilitation of people with diseases and injuries in the heart and lungs through a cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation programs. Conditions that might benefit from this branch of our department include asthma, bronchitis, bronchiectasis, emphysema, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, congestive cardiac failure, and heart attacks. This also involves the prevention of secondary complications in patients on mechanical ventilation.a cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation program
Our department is also concerned with the examination, evaluation, diagnosis, prognosis, and intervention of children aged birth through adolescents who are experiencing functional limitations or disability due to trauma, a disorder, or disease process. Conditions that might benefit from this include cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, and clubfoot.
The hydrotherapy pool is an extension of physiotherapy where exercising is done in warm water.
What is hydrotherapy used to treat?
What is hydrotherapy used for? People use hydrotherapy to treat many illnesses and conditions, including acne; arthritis; colds; depression; headaches; stomach problems; joint, muscle, and nerve problems; sleep disorders; and stress. People also use it for relaxation and to maintain health.