Physiotherapy is often abbreviated as PT , is a health care profession with remediation of impairments & disabilities and the promotion of mobility, functional ability, quality of life and movement potential through examination, evaluation, diagnosis & physical intervention carried out by physical therapist.
They are very well versed with their work. A part from routine activities; this department also works for social welfare by organizing camps at various remote areas for patients under Schools (Sarv Shiksha Abhiyan ) & Colleges.
The American Board of physical therapy specialities list 8 specialist certifications.
Cardio Vascular & Pulmonary:
Manual therapy is used in this field to assist in learning lung secretions experienced with :
- Cystic Fibrosis
- Post coronary bypass surgery
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
- Pulmonary Fibrosis
Specialized in treating oldee adults.
Treatment of the condition involving the skin and related organs. Commonaly used interventions include:
- Edema control
- Compression garments
Working on individuals who have a neurologic disorder include:
- Alzheimer’s disease
- Charocot- Marie tooth disease
- Cerebral palsy
- Multiple sclerosis
- Parkinson’s disease
- Spinal cord injury
Orthopaedic therapist are trained in the treatment of post operative orthopaedic procedures :
Joint & Spine mobilization, neuromuscular re-education, hot / cold packs and electrical muscle stimulation- are modalities often used to expedite recovery in the orthopaedic setting.
These therapists are specialised in diagnosis, treatment management of infants, children. Treatment focuses on improving gross and fine motor skells, balance and co-ordinations, strength and endurance as well as cognitive / sensory processing integrations.
This area of practice includes athletic injury management including acute care management and rehabilitation, prevention and educ.
This addresses women’s issues related to child birth and post.