If pain is a problem then physiotherapy is the solution. Study and experiences prove that physiotherapy has been a very effective tool against pains and injuries ranging from minor to major.
To get rid of muscle immobility the physiotherapist may suggest stretches, exercises, heat therapy, massage or traction and such things alone or they may be coupled and grouped as well as per the seriousness or condition of the problem. To escape from head ache or muscle ache sometimes painkiller are effective but they have limitations and side effects as well but physiotherapy deals with pains and injuries of upper tiers. Hence its importance can’t be denied in any way. Read more…
It is a sad day when one has to deal with pediatric disorders in the family. Most people believe that children should never suffer from physical problems. Yet, the reality must be faced that pediatric disorders can happen. The good news is that physiotherapy offers some help for them.
Unfortunately, there are numerous pediatric disorders. To name a few, there are: scoliosis, torticollis, Osgood-Schlatter, sports and traumatic injuries, reluctant walkers, developmental disorders, cerebral palsy, and genetic disorders.
Physiotherapy for scoliosis – a curvature of the spine – consists of exercises to strengthen the back. Electrical stimulation is used for this type of pediatric disorders. The stimulation goes directly to the skeletal muscles. Chiropractic is also used in an effort to straighten the spine.
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Physiotherapy is a strong force in the field of modern medicine. There have been many new programs started for the study of its practice. Physiotherapy statistics give information about those who practice it and those who benefit from it.
Physiotherapy statistics show that in 2004 there were 155,000 people doing jobs as physiotherapists. That number increases every year. Yet, the number of physiotherapists available is not expected to keep up with the demand. It is said that employment will grow in the field much faster than the average occupation and keep growing until at least 2014. Read more…