Physiotherapists are trained professionals working in health care. They are trained to restore mobility, alleviate pain and suffering and work to prevent permanent disability in patients. The job of a physiotherapist is preventive, restorative and rehabilitative. A physiotherapist is a health professional who specializes in maintaining and improving movement and mobility.
Physiotherapists focus on both prevention and rehabilitation. Treatment can be for problems caused by injury, disease or disability. It recovers the patient from illnesses and injuries, and to help treat long-term health conditions and disabilities.
Meet The Expert
Dr. Deepika Dhamija
(Certified Lymphedema Therapist ( UK))
BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT, HHC, MIAP, MDCP – Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy
TREATMENT AVAILABLE FOR
- Pain that’s often worsened by holding your head in one place for long periods, such as when driving or working at a computer
- Muscle tightness and spasms
- Decreased ability to move your head
- limited movement around the joint
- Inability to put weight on the joint or use it normally
- A “popping” sensation at the time of the injury
- Hypotonia, a lack of muscle tone that’s usually present at birth
- Peripheral neuropathy, a type of nerve damage
- Neuralgia, or sharp burning or pain in one or more of your nerves
- Difficulty eating and drinking
- An inability to make facial expressions, such as smiling or frowning
- Facial weakness
- Muscle twitches in the face
- Dry eye and mouth
- Sensitivity to sound
- Irritation of the eye on the involved side
- Muscle stiffness or weakness on one half of the body.
- Favoring one side of the body.
- Keeping one hand fisted.
- Difficulty balancing and walking.
- Lack of fine motor skills
- Partial or complete paralysis.
- Muscle weakness.
- Partial or complete loss of sensation.
- Difficulty reading and writing.
- Poor cognitive abilities.
- Unexplained pain.
- Tingling, numbness and weakness in your arms, hands, legs or feet
- Lack of coordination and difficulty walking
- Arm or leg pain
- Numbness or tingling
- Lower back pain.
- Pain in the rear or leg that is worse when sitting.
- Hip pain.
- Burning or tingling down the leg.
- Weakness, numbness, or difficulty moving the leg or foot.
- A constant pain on one side of the lower limb .
- Localized pain.
- Pain after prolonged sitting.
- Worsening pain after repeated movement.
- Muscle spasms.
- Regional tenderness.
- Tingling, numbness in the limbs.
- Wrist pain
- Back and neck pain,
- Manual Therapy: – Manual physical therapy is a specialized form of physical therapy delivered with the hands as opposed to a device or machine.
- Exercise Therapy:- Exercise Therapy is a regimen or plan of physical activities designed and prescribed for specific therapeutic goals.
- Electrotherapy (US, IFT, TENS, DIATHERMY ETC.):- Electrotherapy and local modalities are used to assist pain reduction.