What does a physiotherapist do︖
A physiotherapist helps a person to get moving to his best functional capacity with methods like manual therapies, therapeutic massages, machines and equipment. They help you to diagnose the reason behind the pain and work towards its elimination
- Therapeutic massages help in loosening the tight muscles
- Manual massage stretches the stiff joints and muscles
- Physical exercises increase the strength and flexibility of muscles
- The equipment helps in joint manipulation
When to see a doctor︖
If you have an injury or any kind of chronic pain then you should consult a doctor. Your doctor may suggest physiotherapy after surgery such as a hip replacement, knee replacement, etc. On your visit to Adam Vital Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Centre, individual treatment plans are designed according to the condition of the patient. Our physiotherapist and health care professionals follow an integrative treatment method to isolate the root cause of the problem. The patient’s lifestyle is taken into account for evaluating and diagnosing movement dysfunction. Specifically, designed exercises are recommended to the patients involving the latest equipment for the restoration of normal physical activity.
Our state-of-the-art physiotherapy and rehabilitation centre houses the following equipment and offers a wide range of therapies :
- Cryo Mega Therapy.
- Deep Heat Therapy.
- Infrared Therapy.
- MagPro Therapy.
- Matrix Rhythmus Therapy.
- Microcurrent Therapy.
- Shockwave Therapy.
- Bobath Therapy.
- Dry Needling Therapy.
- Fango Therapy
- Kinesio Taping Therapy.
- Manipulative Massage Therapy.
- Manual Lymphatic Drainage Therapy.
- Manual Therapy.
- Myofascial Therapy.
- Pelvic Floor Exercise Therapy.
- Respiratory Therapy.
- Scoliosis Therapy.
What are the conditions treated with physiotherapy?
Following conditions can be treated with physiotherapy :
- Problems in bones, joints, muscles and ligaments
- Neck and back pain
- Pelvic issues, such as bowel movement and bladder related problems
- Swelling and stiffness in muscles and ligaments
- Loss of mobility of spine and joints
- Parkinson’s disease and multiple sclerosis
- Lung problems
Physiotherapy for different injuries
Under listed are some exercises suggested by a physiotherapist for improving fitness and treating injuries
- Stretching Exercises : These are performed to maintain the flexibility of the body. Stretching exercises are performed for all joints.
- Aerobic Exercises : Start with warm-up exercises before doing heavy exercise. The purpose of the warm-up phase is to reduce the risk of injury by increasing muscle temperature. After this phase, you can increase the exercise level. This should be within the tolerance level. Training routine is performed continuously. In a healthy individual, continuous training is an effective way to improve endurance. The exercise is followed by a rest interval. In a healthy individual, interval training improves strength and power.
- Balancing Exercise : Balancing exercises are performed to maintain the balance of the body and preventing falls. This includes – standing with eyes closed, standing with a narrow base of support, standing on one leg, standing on one leg with eyes closed, and exercises using a wobble board with the help of a physiotherapist
- Strengthening Exercises : The strength training exercises are used to strengthen the muscles
- Breathing Exercises : Try to get in a comfortable position. Then inhale through the nose and exhale through the mouth as if blowing the candle.
- Relaxation Exercises : Various exercises like deep breathing exercises, meditation, pranayama, tai chi and others help relax the body and mind.
Specialised physiotherapy provided at our centre
We have hand-picked, highly experienced physiotherapists who are internationally trained with years of expertise in their respective disciplines
Orthopaedic physiotherapy involves diagnosis, management, and treatment of musculoskeletal ailments. The healing concept works around muscles and bone disorders and rehabilitates patients’ pre-and post-orthopaedic surgery through preventive and corrective therapies.
Based on the assessment and depending on your individual needs, our well-trained physiotherapists utilise a wide variety of skills and treatment procedures, including modalities like dry needling, joint and spine mobilisation, therapeutic exercise, neuromuscular re-education, electrical muscle stimulation, cry therapy, and electrotherapy to expedite recovery.
Paediatric physiotherapy focuses on the improvement of gross and fine motor skills, strength and endurance, balance and coordination, cognitive and sensory processing and social integration in kids
Our physiotherapists work with infants, babies and children using specialised techniques to treat a broad variety of musculoskeletal, respiratory, neurological and developmental conditions. This physiotherapy treatment is widely used in treating conditions such as cerebral palsy, developmental delays, spina bifida, or torticollis in children
Through fun, developmentally appropriate, family-centered, and play-based techniques, paediatric physiotherapy can promote children’s development, facilitate their participation and improve their quality of life.
Physiotherapy for Women’s Health
Women’s Health Physiotherapy is a highly specialised area and involves the treatment of all disorders affecting the pelvis and pelvic floor.
At Adam Vital we offer an innovative approach to women's physiotherapy in a peaceful, supportive environment, which is designed by women for women. Our female physiotherapists are specialists and counsel female patients on issues ranging from urinary incontinence (lack of bladder control), faecal incontinence (or lack of bowel control) and pelvic organ prolapse, low back pain during pregnancy and post-pregnancy conditions.
Cardiopulmonary physical therapy can help in improving the circulation of blood and oxygen in the system, to get rid of the problems such as heart attack and pulmonary fibrosis. It increases cardiac muscle strength and improves the endurance for physical activity
Conditions related to the spinal cord or any form of brain injury can be effectively treated with the help of physical exercises. By practising therapeutic exercises regularly, the impact of neurological disorders can be reduced and improves movement and coordination
Benefits of Physiotherapy
Regular exercising and physiotherapy can help people in getting relief from various disorders, ailments and injuries. Some of the best-known physiotherapy benefits are under listed:
- Prevention from surgery : Physiotherapy can avoid the need for surgery in certain cases. A combination of therapies and exercises can help in eliminating the root cause of pain. It helps in faster healing and facilitates painless and smooth functioning over some time. In the case of surgery, physiotherapy increases the rate of recovery.
- Relief from pain : Physiotherapy helps in providing relief from multiple aches and pain caused due to numerous reasons. Regular physiotherapy sessions help in pain mitigation, reduces dependency on painkillers and effective in the long run.
- Improves mobility and balance : Physiotherapy can prove to be of great help when it comes to recovering from post-surgery pain or any kind of injury. It helps the body in regaining its strength, coordination and easy mobility.
- Avoids dependency on medication : Physiotherapy is considered safe for treating long term pain issues and don’t have any side effects. Painkillers can be instantly effective but drastic effects on the health of the kidney and live which can be fatal.
- Improves bone health : Physiotherapy is a great solution for treating problems related to bones, joints and muscles. Regular exercising can reduce pain and aches caused due to complications such as arthritis and osteoporosis. It helps in alleviating pain and provides faster recovery in the cases of the knee or hip replacement surgery.
What happens when you don’t exercise?
Discontinuation or skipping regular exercise can cause serious health issues in a person both physically and mentally. There are several disadvantages of not exercising:
- Coronary heart disease
- Weakening of muscles
- Joint pain
- High cholesterol
- Increased risk of cancer
- Bones weakening