Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Department; Besides diagnosis and treatment of muscle, joint and skeleton system diseases, the department aims at improving life quality of patients by increasing functional capacities in cases of any functional disorders in the muscle and skeleton system.
- Bone loss (Osteoporosis)
- Diseases causing pain and crick on back-waist
- Diseases causing pain and crick on neck
- Diseases causing pain and lack of motion on shoulders
- Diseases causing pain and lack of motion on hips and knee
- Rheumatic Joint Diseases
- Soft Tissue (Muscle - Tendon - Vessel - Nerve) Diseases
- Diseases requiring rehabilitation
- Bone density measurement
What can patients do in order to reach higher benefits of Physical Therapy?
During the stages of physical therapy, your doctors and therapists will discuss with you the proper ways to use your spine and joints. Going about your daily activities while paying attention to these even after therapy is over will result in longer benefits.During therapy your therapist will suggest exercises that were built for your specific needs. It is crucial that these exercises be performed on a regular basis. Your doctor may also prescribe medication along with your therapy which must be taken systematically.
What is Stroke (Cerebral Palsy, Hemiplegia) Rehabilitation?
Those who have suffered a Stroke must be aware of the importance of Rehabilitation and make it an part of their lives. Rehabilitation for Stroke patients is designed to help people continue their lives without being dependent on others.The ultimate goal of Rehabilitation is for the patient to regain their confidence and ability.
What are the signs and symptoms of Osteoporosis?
Bone loss ( Osteoporosis ) rarely shows significant symptoms and is a called the “ silent thief” because of this. It isn’t until we take a fall or another form of accident that we may realize that we have osteoporosis. X-rays may show deterioration due to osteoporosis in the spine.
Is Physical Therapy important for Cerebral Palsy?
Physical Therapy carries a great importance for babies and children with cerebral palsy. Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation plays a big role in the development of these children in their early years. However, once the child reaches the age for grade school, it is important that social activities and programs be used in paralel with the therapy.
Do patients feel pain during Physical Therapy?
Physical Therapy is done through the use of equipment. The proper equipment along with a trained and Professional therapist should result in no pain for the patient. Stretching exercises may cause partial and temporary pain and should not be done without the assistance of a Professional.
What are the conditions that Physical Therapy should not be applied to?
Those who have complications with their heart, liver, lungs, hypertension, diabetes, acute infections, cancers must not undergo any physical therapy sessions.
Can physical therapy damage the body?
There is no harm in physical therapy as long as it is controlled my a doctor or therapist. Doctors will prescribe therapy duration and see the patient for routine check ups. Check ups will indicate improvement or whether the sessions need to be changed.