Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Applications
Physical therapy and rehabilitation; It is a specialty that covers the diagnosis and treatment of physical and functional disorders in the musculoskeletal, neuromuscular and cardiovascular systems.
The musculoskeletal system consists of structures that allow the body to move in a healthy way. These structures can be deformed under the influence of various damages, resulting in limitations of movement. In addition to damage to the musculoskeletal system, neuromuscular and cardiovascular diseases are also among the causes of limitation of movement. Limitation of movement and pain adversely affect daily life. They can become limiting work and social life, especially for working individuals. Thanks to physical therapy applications, muscle and joint problems of individuals of all ages can be eliminated; a painless, quality life is possible.
You can visit our clinic to get more detailed information about physical therapy and rehabilitation methods; You can contact Dr. Nural Aydın.
What is Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation?
Physical therapy and rehabilitation is the specialty of dealing with physical dysfunctions caused by skeletal and musculoske, neuromuscular and cardiovascular diseases. It can be applied both in reducing pain and in the treatment of dysfunctions and disability caused by the disease. In the process of physical therapy and rehabilitation; cold-hot applications, treatment methods with electrical current and physical activity have an important place.
With physical therapy and rehabilitation applications;
- Reduction of pain
- Reducing the need for medicines
- Ensuring blood circulation
- Strengthening of muscle groups
- Elimination of posture disorders
- It is aimed to ensure the regeneration of damaged tissue.
In Which Diseases Are Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Applications Used?
The diseases that the field of physical therapy and rehabilitation mainly deals with are those that constitute the movement system of the body; are diseases seen in structures such as joints, muscles and bones. Degenerative disorders associated with aging or distress and strain and trauma also fall under the field of physical therapy and rehabilitation. Physical therapy applications give effective results for common health problems such as calcifications in areas such as knees, hips, waist, neck pain, shoulder tears, elbow problems, lumbar and neck hernias.
In addition to musculoskeletal system diseases, various rehabilitation methods are applied for the treatment of disability conditions that arise as a result of different problems. Corrective rehabilitation applications can be performed to restore functionality in various neurological, urological, orthopedic areas. The duration of rehabilitation programs varies depending on the disease and the patient.
How are Physical Therapy Methods Applied?
Physical therapy applications are usually performed in sessions. According to the health problem experienced by the patient and the degree of the problem, the appropriate treatment method is decided and the treatment is carried out with regular sessions. By evaluating the patient’s response to treatment, the duration of treatment can be shortened, prolonged or a different method can be used.
It is possible to say that rehabilitation practices are a long-term treatment. Depending on the degree of the health problem and the body’s response to the treatment, treatment may continue for months or years. That’s why it’s important that this process is controlled by an experienced physical therapist.
What are Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Methods?
There are various methods used in physical therapy and rehabilitation treatments. In determining the appropriate method, factors such as the degree of the disease and the patient’s age, gender, profession and daily life habits are evaluated. In addition to the appropriate method of treatment, treatment is supported by massage and exercises. Strengthening of muscles, opening of shortened muscles; Therefore, the method appropriate to the needs of the person is determined by the specialist doctor in order to reduce the pain and accelerate the recovery.
Frequently used physical therapy and rehabilitation methods:
- Massage and exercises
- Thermotherapy (hot applications)
- Cryotherapy (cold applications)
- Manuel Therapy
- Rehabilitation after prosthesis
Ankara Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation
Physical therapy and rehabilitation applications in Ankara generally provide treatment of physical disability and pain that arise as a result of disability, illness, injury and aging. The method of treatment is determined in accordance with the type of physical disability and muscle disease and the physical characteristics of the patient. Stretching exercises, cold-hot applications, massage and exercise methods are an important part of the physical therapy process.
Untreated movement limitations can develop into more serious problems as the person gets older. When some ailments are left untreated, they can even cause the limb to become completely dysfunctional. For this reason, physical therapy applications have a very important place in the treatment of muscle and joint problems.
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