1) Reducing or eliminating pain.
For restoring of muscle and joint function to reduce pain ,Therapeutic exercises and manual therapy techniques such as joint and soft tissue mobilization or treatments such as ultrasound, taping or electrical is used.
2) Avoid surgery.
Surgeries are not needed, as physical therapy helps you eliminate pain or heal from an injury,thereby reducing huge hospital costs. But in case of emergency, if you require surgery you may benefit from pre-surgery physiotherapy. This will help you recover faster.
3) Improve mobility.
Physiotherapy helps you if you’re having trouble standing, walking or moving - no matter what is your age. Stretching and strengthening exercises help restore your ability to move. Physical therapists can properly fit individuals with a cane, crutches or any other assistive device, or assess for orthotic prescription. Physiotherapist customises an individual care plan, to the patient whatever activity that is important to their life,so that they practise and adapt it for faster recovery.
4) Recovery from a stroke
A stroke affects an indiviual to lose some degree of function and movement.Physiotherapy helps strengthen weakened parts of the body and improve the balance. Physiotherapists can also improve stroke patients’ ability to transfer and move around in bed so that they can manage their activities like care for toileting, bathing, dressing and other activities of daily living,instead being a burden on someone.
5) Recovery from or prevent a sports injury
Physiotherapist understand how different sports can increase your risk for specific types of injuries such as stress fractures for distance runners. They design appropriate recovery or prevention exercise programs for you to ensure a safe return to your sport.
6) Improve your balance and prevent falls
Some indiviuals are screened for fall risk.When you begin physical therapy, you will get screened for fall risk. If you’re at high risk for falls, therapists will provide exercises that safely and carefully challenge your balance .Therapists also help you with exercises to improve coordination and assistive devices to help with safer walking. When the balance problem is caused by a problem in one’s vestibular system, Physiotherapist can quickly restore proper vestibular functioning, and reduce and eliminate symptoms of dizziness or vertigo.
7) Manage diabetes and vascular conditions
Diabetes causes blood sugar to increase, thus causing problems with sensation in their feet and legs. An overall diabetes management plan,by physiotherapists educates these patients and helps to implement plan thereby effectively controlling the blood sugar.
8) Manage age-related issues
At certain age indiviuals may develop arthritis or osteoporosis or need a joint replacement. Physiotherapist treats such patients recover from joint replacement, and manage arthritic or osteoporotic conditions.
9) Manage heart and lung disease
Physiotherapist manages a complete heart cardiac rehabilitation after a heart attack . Patient also may receive physiostherapy if your daily functioning is affected. For pulmonary problems, physical therapy can improve quality of life through strengthening, conditioning and breathing exercises, and help patients clear fluid in the lungs.
10) Manage Women’s Health and other conditions
Women have specific health concerns, such as with pregnancy and post-partum care. Physical therapists offer specialized management of issues related to women’s health.