BACK PAIN PHYSIOTHERAPY TREATMENT
Back pain kills! You find it hard to sit on your office chair. You find it hard to bend to pick a thing from the floor. You try to manage the things, but you end-up feeling frustrated and full of pain.If you’re considering application of a balm or gel, a pain killer or hot water bottle, you can get temporary relief. We keep assuming that pain is due to age factor, but not always on, It affects mainly the middle aged and young adults also.
Let’s understand why it is caused at first place
Back pain can be a cause due to spine related issues like, Spinal Stenosis, Herniated Disc, Osteoarthritis and Degenerative Disc Disease, psychological situations,Due to wrong sitting position,Inactive living habits,Stressful job,Lack of exercise or work,Unsafe work patterns,Old age,Smoking,Overweight and many more.
Treatment at early stage ensures quick recovery with complete fitness, more you linger such issues more it becomes critical. Don’t treat yourself with your limited knowledge consult a medical professional immediately. It can be critical if neglected without proper treatment.
Physiotherapy happens to be the most effective treatment for back pain.Proper physiotherapy treatments can eliminate the cause from roots, providing permanent relief.
NECK PAIN PHYSIOTHERAPY TREATMENT
Cervical spondylosis is known to be an age related disorder, however, due to the changing lifestyle conditions and environment; many individuals are suffering from this disorder in their younger ages. Cervical spondylosis occurs when the cervical bones in the spine undergo wear and tear, but do not heal properly. Thus it leads to several problems, where the nerves in this particular region get affected, which in turn affects the parts of the body the nerves control. As part of the cervical spondylosis treatment, a certain set of exercises is recommended to ease the progression of this disorder and prevents its effects.
The longer you ignore your pain or try to deal with things on your own, the harder things are on you.
Physical therapy treatment includes, ice and heat therapy, prescribed stretches and exercises, electric stimulation, spinal manipulation, and many other treatments and modalities. An initial consultation can help the physiotherapy professional or pain management specialist gather more information about your background, injury, symptoms, and other details relevant to your treatment. Once they know what they are working with, you can come up with a treatment plan that will suit your schedule, budget, preference, pain levels, and other needs. Our Physio will be able to help guide you through the process. Looking into neck pain management can help you find relief from your long-term neck problems, allowing you to return back to normal life.
Generally, patients are asked to perform a few cervical movements to elicit the pain in the neck region. The patient’s response to these exercises will help the physiotherapist decide on the kind of treatment that will be required to cure the problem. Flexion, retraction, rotation and extension of neck will pinpoint the exact p
FROZEN SHOULDER PHYSIOTHERAPY TREATMENT
Frozen shoulder develops in three separate stages. In the first stage, the main symptom is extreme pain. Every time the shoulder moves, it hurts. Soon, it limits the range of motion. In the second stage, the pain diminishes, but the shoulder stiffens more, further limiting motion. In the final stage, the thawing stage, the range of motion improves; however, some people don’t reach the thawing stage without treatment, so it’s important to receive a diagnosis and treatment early on.
Shoulder pain; for the most part a dull, hurting torment
Constrained development of the shoulder
Trouble with exercises, for example, brushing hair, putting on shirts/bras
Torment when attempting to mull over the influenced shoulder
There are two main components of frozen shoulder treatments: the first, drugs and medication, counter the pain, while the second is physical therapy, which works to improve the range of motion.Over-the-counter medications, like Aspirin and Ibuprofen, reduce inflammation, which reduce the pain associated with the condition.
Our physical therapist works with patients to teach stretches and exercises that can increase their range of motion. Using ice packs and heating pads can help relieve some of the pain experienced at night. We are available through specialists trained in the frozen shoulder treatment.
Shoulder physical therapy relieves patients from shoulder pain or other disorders such as- tendonitis, frozen shoulder, bursitis, impingement, rotator cuff strains and tears. It is a completely pain free treatment that yields quick results. Beneficial for people of all age groups, this therapy is also useful for sports person and athletes. It enables easy mobility in neck, back, shoulders and other joints. Due to over training and hard work, sports person remains prone to sprains, strains and injuries. Such therapies work wonders and helps them to regain normalcy in performing sports and other activities in a better, stronger and faster mode.
SCIATICA PHYSIOTHERAPY TREATMENT
The cause may be a herniated disc in your lower back, which is compressing the sciatic nerve. This can occur spontaneously or may develop over a period of time. Another cause may be spinal stenosis where the spaces between your lumbar vertebrae have narrowed, pinching or compressing the sciatic nerve. And another could be a tightening of the Piriformis muscles in your buttocks, again causing compression. The treatment for sciatica consists of relieving the pain and its cause; therefore, your first step is to get a correct diagnosis.
The Sciatic nerve is as thick as your finger and very long nerve in the body.It has its roots at the base of your spine, from which it branches into two, each of which travels through the Piriformis, past your thigh muscles and down into your feet. Compression of any part of this huge nerve will result in different pain symptoms, so a correct diagnosis is critical before treatment for sciatica begins.
Physiotherapy is recommended in many cases in treating sciatica. Our Physiotherapy professional will recommend special exercises to stretch and strengthen your leg and back muscles, making them more flexible. You’ll need to do these exercises daily and you might consider doing some extra walking; a short walk each day, extending it to about three miles can work miracles and is an excellent treatment for sciatica without pain medication. Application of heat and ice packs are also very handy in reducing the pain. Many benefit from the alternate heat and cold treatments.
KNEE PAIN PHYSIOTHERAPY TREATMENT
If you are facing knee pain issues, please don’t just sit back and ignore. We help you to understand the real cause of such pain and what is the best way for treatment. Most such issues arise due to injuries in soft tissues, like muscle pulls or strains, damage ligaments, weak bone condition due to any accident, while playing any sports or may be due to arthritis. It’s mostly seen in elderly people. The knee pains can be so severe that they may limit the daily activities. So all these cases of knee pains shouldn’t be ignored by any chance.
The people themselves treat such joint pain thinking they are just a temporary phase and are often proven wrong.
Proper physiotherapy for knee pain depends on the exact problem, once the nature of the joint pain issue is diagnosed one can determine what best can be done. After the main limitations are identified, the root-cause of such an injury is drilled down. If any injury is caused due to an over usage of the muscles or tissues, then lifestyle correcting methods are advised by the physiotherapists.
TENNIS ELBOW PHYSIOTHERAPY TREATMENT
There are several symptoms that you should watch out for in order to find out if you have tennis elbow. You know you have the condition if you are experiencing pain when you are lifting objects. People who have this tendon problem also feel pain at the elbow. If you are unable to carry objects, unlike before, then it is time to consult your doctor because it can affect your everyday life. You may also need a thorough check up when you start having pain in your elbow during the night. This will not only bring you discomfort, but it may also lead to sleeping problems and reduction of productiveness.You have to seek treatment as soon as you notice the symptoms. Before anything serious happens, you should immediately be diagnosed properly.
There are many ways to diagnose tennis elbow and the most popular of all is through X-ray, MRI and nerve conduction.
Pain generally progressive in onset on the outside of the elbow Pain on grasping or lifting objects Pain on broadening the wrist in reverse Pain emanating down the lower arm
There are several steps on how you can treat tennis elbow. However, you need to remember that treatments are normally done in a step by step basis. Initial treatments may include application of ice packs to the elbow and use of anti-inflammatory medications for pain relief. Later, braces or wrist splints may be recommended along with range of motion exercises and other forms of Physiotherapy. Nonsurgical treatments for tennis elbow usually take months for the patient to recover. For those who want a faster cure, they sometimes undergo a surgery.
ACHILLES TENDONITIS PHYSIOTHERAPY TREATMENT
The Achilles tendon is a group of tissues that connect the heel bone to your calf muscles. When these are inflamed, you have Achilles tendonitis. Achilles tendon that is located at the back of the ankle joint. It feels like a large cord that attaches to the back part of your foot.most of the time the tendon can be taken care of without any surgical procedure unless there longstanding severe chronic pain or a complete rupture of the tendon.
• Rigorous hurt in the heel while running and jogging.
• Temperate tendon.
• Swelling, softness and warmness of the heel tendon.
• Redness above the foot skin.
• Firmness that diminishes as your tendon warms up.
If you have been diagnosed with a problem, you might be interested to know the treatment of Achilles tendon. Actually, the best remedy will vary depending on your condition and it differs from one person to the other. Taking enough rest will help you whatever the condition may be.It may be advisable for you to visit a Physiotherapist .Physiotherapy works well for the condition. They may apply ice packs and stretching exercises for plantar fasciitis, Sound Wave Therapy’ is recommended. The torn ligament can be healed by transferring sound waves to increase fresh blood flow.The therapy may take about 2-3 weeks to complete cure.
There are a number of other ways in which you can make sure that the treatment of plantar fasciitis is done in the right manner. You should avoid walking on surfaces that are hard. Ensure that the activities you perform do not strain your feet a lot. Certain procedures that involve stretching the muscles of the toes and calves must be done regularly to strengthen them and keep them active.
GOLFER’S ELBOW PHYSIOTHERAPY TREATMENT
“How do you know that you have Golfer’s Elbow?” It is a painful condition that affects the inside of the elbow. Signs and symptoms may vary. Generally you will experience pain or discomfort when carrying out simple everyday tasks like picking up a cup, shaking hands or turning a door handle. In some cases, aching may increase in the evening, causing you to wake during the night and experience stiffness of the elbow in the mornings. In very severe cases, almost any elbow movement can be uncomfortable. For a firm diagnosis, consult a qualified doctor. This is highly advisable because there are also other causes related to diet, pathogenic organisms, toxins such as heavy metals, radiation (including that from mobile phones and air travel). The medical name for Golfer’s Elbow is medial epicondylitis and it is a form of tendonitis. Because of the repeated overuse of the muscles causing flexion of the forearm, small tears develop in these muscles and their tendons where they join the bones on the inside of the elbow. This causes inflammation and leads to the pain. It is a much less common condition than Tennis Elbow, which affects the outside of the elbow.
Torment and delicacy within the elbow. Firmness in the elbow, and it might sting to make a clench hand. Shortcoming may be available in the lower arm and wrist. Deadness and shivering on the fingers
If you decide to try to cure your Golfer’s Elbow for yourself, Your doctor may even recommend physiotherapy, arranging a session or two of Physio would be a good idea – in order to find out the right exercises. For treatment of Golfers Elbow, a Physiotherapist will generally prescribe RICE (rest, ice, compression and exercise). Rest and exercise may seem contradictory. The rest is only for an initial short period. If you rest your arm for too long, it will begin to wither so it is essential to do some exercise to keep the arm muscles from deteriorating. If your Golfer’s Elbow is particularly bad, you may be prescribed anti-inflammatory drugs also.
You pick up your breakfast coffee and notice that the inside of your elbow hurts. It is not a bad pain so you ignore it. You turn the door handle as you leave for work and feel the same light pain as earlier. At the start of your meeting with that important client, you shake hands. Guess what, your elbow hurts again. Over the next few days, you become aware that the pain inside your elbow is still with you. Off you go to your doctor, Golfer’s Elbow is diagnosed. “How can that be” you think to yourself, “I don’t play golf …” That’s right; you do not have to play golf to get Golfer’s Elbow. You can have Tennis Elbow and not play tennis and you don’t need to be a housemaid to get Housemaid’s Knee! It is regarded primarily as an injury caused by use of forearm again and again. So the repetitive action of swinging a golf club can cause it. To reduce your chances of developing Golfer’s Elbow, before playing a round of golf, make sure that you warm up your muscles before the first drive. Playing golf with cold muscles, especially winter golf, can lead to all sorts of muscle strains and injuries.
POST-OPERATIVE KNEE REPLACEMENT THERAPY
Having an aggregate knee substitution, you will require exercise based recuperation and recovery taking after the surgery. You can hope to be included in active recuperation not long after your surgery, and you might require treatment for a couple of months taking after your knee surgery. Your physiotherapist can work with you to get you agreeable first and foremost utilizing assitive gadgets, for example, walkers, supports and sticks. Your physiotherapist will then work broadly with you to enhance scope of movement and quality around the new joint. Physiotherapy is likewise critical to control torment and swelling after the surgery.
POST-OPERATIVE HIP REPLACEMENT THERAPY
Having an aggregate hip substitution, you will require non-intrusive treatment and restoration taking after the surgery. You can hope to be included in exercise based recuperation not long after your surgery, and you might require treatment for a couple of months taking after your aggregate knee surgery.Your physiotherapist can work with you to get you agreeable first and foremost utilizing assitive gadgets, for example, walkers, supports and sticks. Your physiotherapist will then work widely with you to enhance scope of movement and quality around the new joint. Physio treatment is additionally imperative to control torment and swelling after the surgery.
ANKLE SPRAINS PHYSIOTHERAPY TREATMENT
Many things can cause ankle sprains. It can happen any time, any place.You could simply step on the sidewalk the wrong way and twist your ankle, causing it to sprain.Strains and sprains are commonly found among athletes so they should find some ways to prevent strain and sprain from their frequent occurrence. Practice proper prevention is the best way to treat a strain or a sprain.
There are a few natural cures to prevent strains and sprains from occurring :
• Practice a conditioning program is a very good natural cure for preventing strain and sprain. This is meant to build muscles. Strong muscles get strained less and prevent from the rolling and twisting of joints that can cause sprains.
• Always wear proper shoes. Shoes should be fitted properly and have good support, especially in the foot arch and ankle.
• Warm up before any physical activity. Warm up help muscles and joints to get injured less.
• Always use the right equipments for the sport
• Stretching is an effective exercise for preventing strain and sprain.
• A well balanced diet – It keeps muscles and bones strong.
If strains and sprains do occur the advice of a physiotherapy is the best treatment for injury. Physical therapy is very easy and safe, natural cure for strain and sprain. Physical therapists will suggest various exercise techniques and modalities to reduce inflammation. Physical therapy techniques are used to retrain the proper muscle firing patterns and restore normal joint mechanics.
HAMSTRING STRAIN/TEAR PHYSIOTHERAPY TREATMENT
A hamstring injury refers to the tear in the hamstring muscles. There are four strong muscles on the back of the thigh that cross two joints, the knee and the hip. The muscles of the back are a much more complex matrix of muscles and joints. Tightness in the hamstrings often telescopes to the back, as the movement of the legs asks for space in the hamstrings. If the hamstrings are short, the force is telescoped up the legs to the spine, with all of its moving parts, and borrows space from there. Most of us have felt the effects of that uneven pull on our backs, and if left unbalanced, can cause diminishing discs, a bulging disc, or a pinched nerve.
Since there is an injury to your legs, you need to have adequate rest and avoid straining the affected area to prevent further injuries.To relieve the pain and decrease swelling you can also apply ice packs over the affected area.If you know a physical therapist, ask for help so that you can start rehabilitation of the affected muscles.
Sudden and extreme agony amid activity, alongside a snapping or popping feeling Torment in the back of the thigh and lower butt cheek when strolling, rectifying the leg, or bowing over Wounding A treatment arrangement will be concocted by your physiotherapist that will incorporate ice/heat in conjunction with different extending and reinforcing works out.
Sports therapy is used to treat injured muscles, joints and tendons and to provide relief from acute pain. The therapy is designed to get relief as soon as possible. Sports therapy (also known as sports rehabilitation) involves hands-on treatment as well as progressive exercises designed to re-strengthen the injured muscles/tendons, reduce tightness/stiffness and increase flexibility.
Experiencing pain because of injury can set limit to your capability as an athlete. It will be important to keep in mind that at the onset of injury no matter how slight or severe it may be, there will be no better way to manage it other than to undergo injury rehab or seek the help of a physiotherapist for the necessary treatment to be done.
All of the muscles in the body are important and sensitive, but some are more sensitive than others. As a result, they need more care and exercises to keep them working properly. When you neglect stretching and warm up exercises, you leave yourself more open to sprains and injuries and immediate action is required to prevent the problem from becoming worse. With a few simple steps, you can minimize the amount of damage, but it’s always best to consult with a sports injury professional to avoid any long-term negative effects.
PLANTAR FASCIITIS PHYSIOTHERAPY TREATMENT
Plantar fasciitis is more commonly known as heel pain as it affects the heel area most of the times. It happens when the nerve tissue connecting the heel to the toes is damaged. This can be a very painful condition so it is best to treat it immediately.
Plantar fasciitis does not occur instantly. In most cases, it develops gradually starting from mild to severe pains. It also affects either the right or the left foot only. You know you have this condition if walking creates extreme pain on your heel. The pain can also worse by long hours of standing.
There are different factors that can lead to plantar fasciitis. One popular cause is running. People who run for long distances everyday have higher risks of damaging their plantar fascia because the feet are always overworked. Another cause is stretching. Stretching forces the never tissues to extend. In some cases, they break or snap causing the extreme pain on the heels.
physiotherapy is a popular cure because it is non-invasive and generally risk free. Physical therapy is helpful because it helps in relieving the pain and at the same time helps in strengthening the muscles of the feet. It can cure twisted plantar fascia nerve and can bring back its natural condition. Night splints are also helpful because they help in aggravating the situation. Heel pain usually worsens when the affected area is always moved unnecessarily. With the use of splints, the affected area will be secured even during sleep. In some cases, orthotics is recommended in order to decrease the pressure on the affected area. Too much pressure caused by different factors such as weight can make the condition work therefore making sure that the pressure is equally distributed is important.
CARPAL TUNNEL PHYSIOTHERAPY TREATMENT
Carpal tunnel syndrome results from pressure on the median nerve in the wrist. This nerve and several tendons run from your forearm through a small area in the wrist called the carpal tunnel. The median nerve controls the movement of the thumb and first three fingers in the hand.
If you have tingling, numbness, weakness or pain in your fingers or hand, you may have issues with your carpal tunnel. If you have problems with your fingers except for your little finger, that’s another sign of carpal tunnel syndrome. The little finger is not affected because another nerve is responsible for feeling.
So what causes carpal tunnel syndrome?
Pressure on the median nerve as the result of swelling or other cause can shrink the carpal tunnel. Most people think of repetitive wrist movement as the major cause of carpal tunnel syndrome. If you make the same hand or wrist movements over and over, particularly if your wrist is bent down, you’re at a higher risk for carpal tunnel issues.
Physiotherapy Treatments for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
If it’s determined you have carpal tunnel syndrome, your therapist may develop an appropriate treatment plan. If you start early, you can likely stop the symptoms and prevent long-term damage to the median nerve.Some of the things you can do to make your wrist feel better involve resting your wrist for longer periods between activities that may cause pain. Icing the wrist and taking pain killers can help reduce swelling and pain. Wrist splints can keep your wrist in a neutral position to alleviate pain by taking the pressure off the median nerve.
CEREBRAL PALSY PHYSIOTHERAPY TREATMENT
The main cause is the abnormal development of one or more than one part of the brain which leads to disorders in movements.
uncontrolled movements, muscle stiffness, deficient muscle tone, and experiencing problems with regards to balance, motor coordination and balance, control of speech, seizures, and mental retardation. Children with cerebral palsy also have difficulties in learning. Cerebral palsy can also be subdivided into several categories which include spastic and dyskinetic (pyramidal and extrapyramidal) or both. The symptoms for spastic cerebral palsy include muscle stiffens and having erratic and awkward movements. The dyskinetic cerebral palsy on the other hand can either be athetoid or ataxic which also, include coordination of movements.
The most initial treatment for cerebral palsy is physical therapy, which can help improve the child’s skills, movements and capabilities. It helps to maximize their abilities and physical strength, improve their quality of life and prevent complications.Traditional medical techniques (physiotherapy, bracing, and orthopedic musculoskeletal surgery) remain the mainstay of treatment strategies at this time. Although this disease requires treatment under observation, which gives slow results. This is more effective in bringing changes in the child’s skills and abilities.
STROKE PHYSIOTHERAPY TREATMENT
Are you looking for information about stroke rehabilitation or stroke treatment? The goal of the majority of stroke rehab programs is to restore as much independence to the stroke survivor as possible by improving their mental, physical and emotional functions. This must be done in a way that preserves the individual’s dignity and motivates them to re-learn basic life skills that may have been negatively affected by the stroke, such as dressing, walking and eating.
Recovery from a stroke can vary on many different factors. Such as the patient’s general health before the stroke, any other medical issues from the stroke, degree of disability, ability to tolerate intense rehabilitation and the areas that were affected by the stroke.
We have more availability of equipment and technology to help the patient in becoming rehabilitated. We have assistance from professional physical therapists and other specialists to relearn physical activities.
Kindly bear in mind that most of the individuals can recover inside a year’s period , though it might take all of them a couple of years to completely recover. The healing interval is determined by how much damage your mind endured and which areas were damaged, as well as how serious the swing was.
Our primary purpose is always to provide treatments which may enable them on the road to healing and enhance their physical and psychological capabilities.
PARALYSIS PHYSIOTHERAPY TREATMENT
Muscle is a unique sort of tissue that empowers our bodies to move. It is under the control of the sensory system, which forms messages to and from all parts of the body. Once in a while the nerve cells, or neurons, that control the muscles get to be infected or harmed. At the point when that happens, a man loses the capacity to move the muscles intentionally, and we say that the individual is incapacitated. Loss of motion of the muscles of the face, arm, and leg on one side of the body is called hemiplegia (“hemi” signifies “half”) and as a rule result from harm to the inverse side of the mind. Harm to the nerves of the spine line influences diverse parts of the body, contingent upon the measure of harm and where it happened. Loss of motion of both lower appendages is called paraplegia, and loss of motion of both arms and both legs is called quadriplegia. Loss of motion may be brief or lasting, contingent upon the sickness or harm. Since loss of motion can influence any muscle in the body, a man might lose the capacity to move as well as the capacity to talk or to inhale unaided.
A Person Become Paralyzed when physical damage, for instance, games or auto crashes harming, contamination, blocked veins, and tumors can all bring about loss of motion.
Paralysis is treated with exercise, medication and physiotherapy.
Patient recovery relies on upon the cerebrum’s capacity to rearrange its undamaged cells and compensate for what has been lost.Physiotherapy is an imperative piece of your recovery. Procedures, for example, exercise, manipulation,skill preparing and electrical treatment are utilized to help you recuperate and recoup your development. Principle center of physiotherapy after your loss of motion is to help you figure out how to utilize both sides of your body again and recover however much quality and development as could reasonably be expected.
BELL’S PALSY PHYSIOTHERAPY TREATMENT
Bell’s palsy is a neurological disorder caused by damage to the seventh cranial nerve, also known as the facial nerve, which results in weakness or paralysis on one side of the face. Your face muscles controlled by facial nerves. Each facial nerve starts in the brain, goes through the skull in a narrow tube of bone, and exits the skull behind the ear. As the nerve swells, it becomes compressed within the surrounding bony enclosure. The condition much of the time determines rapidly, particularly for those with fractional loss of motion. Drug treatment, for example, antiviral treatment or steroid treatment may be offered for a few patients. Physiotherapy treatment may be shown to speed recuperation with facial activities or electrical incitement.
A few Symptoms of Bell’s Palsy:
• Facial solidness or an inclination that your face is being pulled to one side
• Changes in the measure of tears and saliva your body produces
• Loss of taste on the front segment of your tongue
• Pain behind or before your ear on the influenced side, Pain, for the most part in the ear on the influenced side, sounds that appear to be louder on the influenced side
• Facial hang and trouble with outward appearances.
Physiotherapy, of the targeted muscles that are affected by the nerve weakness can show a very rapid improvement in the patient’s recovery. Manual physiotherapy Bell’s Palsy facial exercises or in some cases the use of an electrical stimulator, both of which can produce major improvements many years after the facial paralysis.
MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY PHYSIOTHERAPY TREATMENT
The muscular distrophies are a form of wasting disease. They are progressive and slowly break down the tone and control of muscles. At first, this leads to weakness and bad co-ordination.As the disorder progresses, sufferers are restricted to wheelchairs and their general health is affected. Types of Muscular dystrophy (MD) affect people of all ages, diseases including : Duchenne, distal, Emery-Dreifuss, Becker, facioscapulohumeral, myotonic, , limb girdle, and congenital oculopharyngeal.
In some types of MD, the rate of progression and the amount of disability varies significantly from patient to patient. Most types of MD affect the heart muscle and this effect in cardiomyopathy. There is no known alleviate for muscular dystrophy. Physical therapy, Occupational therapy, speech therapy and orthopedic instruments (e.g., wheelchairs, standing frames) may be helpful. Physiotherapy can slow down the effects by exercising regularly to strengthen the musculature.