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Physical Therapy Treatments – How Physiotherapy is Used in the Treatment of Down Syndrome

When we speak of physiotherapy as a treatment for children suffering from Down syndrome, it must be kept in mind that Down syndrome is a condition that can never be completely treated. Physiotherapy is used not so much to treat the syndrome as to alleviate the complications peculiar to children afflicted by Down syndrome.

Treatment in the early stages of a child with Down syndrome concentrates on addressing four problems common in this phase. The first among these is hypotonia. Children with Down syndrome do not have muscle tone, meaning their muscles are slack and lack control. Hypotonia requires immediate attention since if left untreated it hampers a child ability to develop sufficient motor skills or balance. Read more…

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Is There a Difference Between Physiotherapist and Physical Therapist in Singapore? Look for a Specialised Physiotherapy Treatment that works!

Is There a Difference Between Physiotherapist and Physical Therapist in Singapore? Look for a Specialised Physiotherapy Treatment that works!

The term physical therapist and physiotherapist are exchangeable. The term physical therapist started in the United States, and physiotherapist has always been used in the UK. In Singapore, you’ll find most people use the term ‘physiotherapist’. Read more…

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Physical Therapy Information – Physiotherapy: Origins and Antecedents

Physiotherapy has its origins in the days of Hippocrates. Even in those early days, massages were used as supplementary medical treatments. From those simple beginnings, physiotherapy has evolved into a complex science today.

In 460 B.C. Hector used a treatment known as aqua therapy for physical treatments. Professionals to treat their patients even in today’s advanced age, use the same therapy, modified to suit different requirements. Read more…

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Physical Therapy Information – Physiotherapy And After

Physiotherapy is a tough prospect. Just to keep doing it requires immense reserves of willpower and stamina. Sometimes, even turning up for an appointment is a painful task. Once you’re through with your session you may feel euphoric, but what are the long-term consequences?

Once you complete your physiology, your physiotherapist will advise you on what to continue doing. These words and the exercises are to be remembered for any unfortunate event where you have a relapse. Read more…

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Introduction To Physical Therapy – Asthma Management Through Physiotherapy And Its Concerns

About fifteen million Americans require asthma management through physiotherapy programs. There are several medical and physiotherapy treatments which have been successfully employed to manage asthma issues. Recently, there have been concerns raised over the use of some questionable treatment.

Some physiotherapy clinics insist asthma can be controlled through physiotherapy programs. Syptoms like breathlessness and wheezing can apparently be alleviated by physiotherapy. Massages are also said to relieve the same symptoms in both young and old patients. Read more…

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Introduction To Physical Therapy – Rehabilitation Of Amputees And The Advantages Of Physiotherapy

Amputation is a major blow to anyone, both physically and psychologically. To help a person deal with the loss of a limb a team of trained professionals is engaged – a doctor, a prosthetist, a psychologist, and nurses. To rehabilitate an amputee, a physiotherapist is also required.

When a person is adjusting to life without a limb, a physiotherapist is almost indispensable in the patient’s healing process. An amputee has to deal with several physical and physiological issues the. Among these are phantom pains, which are painful sensations that seem to emanate from the limb that has already been removed, as if it still exists. These are nervous responses and require physiotherapy to overcome and treat it. Read more…

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Physical Therapy Treatments – Specialized Geriatric Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy for the elderly is a busy field. Diseases and medical conditions hat require physical therapy abound in older people, and though such cases are not easy to handle, the results when good, are reward enough.

This field is known as geriatric physiotherapy. It was termed a specialized field in 1989. Therapists have studied the problems affecting the elderly since then. A number of problems affecting the older population have been identified and are treated by geriatric physiotherapy. Read more…

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