Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation

Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation

A branch of rehabilitative health that uses specially designed exercises and equipment to help patients regain or improve their physical abilities. Physiotherapy is a clinical health science and profession that aims to rehabilitate and improve a person’s ability to move and function. Physiotherapists utilize their expertise in anatomy and physiology to assess and treat people with a variety of health conditions. They use objective assessments to develop an evidence based treatment programme tailored to individual clients. Physiotherapy exercises are important part in the recovery of patients or clients with musculoskeletal conditions or disorders.

Strengthening exercises

Strengthening exercises are usually done on weakened muscles. It may also be done as part of the client’s general conditioning exercise program having normal muscle strength help prevent future injury. 

When muscles are not moved for a while because of an injury or immobilization (cast or brace), the muscles tend to get weak. Often, progressive strengthening exercises are included in your rehabilitation program. Your physiotherapist may let you perform the exercises with resistance bands and progress to weights as your strength improves.

General conditioning exercises

General conditioning exercises involve a combination of exercises including range of motion, strengthening, and walking exercises to help maintain or improve your :-

 

  • ardiopulmonary fitness.
  • Muscle and joint flexibility.
  • Muscle strength.

 

Inpatient therapy:

Parkash Hospital has two dedicated Inpatient Therapy Teams who provide essential treatment and rehabilitation for inpatients and help to ensure you are discharged from hospital as safely and as soon as possible. The teams, made up of Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and Rehabilitation Assistants, provide Acute Therapy and Orthopedic Therapy services.

Outpatient therapy:

We provide effective Outpatient Physiotherapy for a wide range of conditions covering musculoskeletal, emergency treatment, amputees, hand therapy, hydrotherapy, neurological, respiratory, occupational therapy, pain management and women's health.

Community physiotherapy:

A comprehensive musculoskeletal Outpatients service is provided across the city. There is also a limited assessment and advice service from some GP surgeries across the county.