Dry needling is based on musculoskeletal & neuromuscular systems. A very fine filament needle is inserted through the skin & into the deeper tissues that are considered as trigger points to your pain. Dry needling is an intervention therapy to treat musculoskeletal pain that affects muscles & joints. Dry needling is a technique used for the treatment of pain and movement impairments.
Cupping is a therapeutic treatment in which special cups (glass, bamboo or silicon cups) are placed over several areas of the person’s skin for few minutes to create the suction or vaccum , which lifts the soft tissue and creates an upward stretch within the muscle. This vacuum lift helps to increase in blood flow and induces a stretch effect, which results in a reduction in muscle tension and associated pain.
Myofascial release (MFR) therapy focuses on releasing muscular shortness and tightness by applying gentle sustained pressure. Myofascial release (MFR) is a hands-on technique, used to treat chronic pain caused by the sensitivity & tightness in your myofascial tissues, which surround & support the muscle throughout the body.
IASTM stands for Instrumental Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization. IASTM is largely based on manual therapy skills & is a popular treatment form. IASTM is a therapy in which a set of hand held instruments to break down the scar tissue and fascial restrictions in soft tissues (muscles, ligaments, tendons, fascia, and nerves).
Manual therapy is hands-on techniques to diagnose and treat soft tissues and joint structures for the purpose of modulating pain,increasing range of motion (ROM); reducing or eliminating soft tissue inflammation. Manual therapy is technique in which the hands directly contact the body to treat the articulations and/or soft tissues.
Taping is the process of applying tape (dynamic tape) directly to the skin in order to maintain a stable position of bones and muscles during athletic activity or movements. In taping process dynamic tapes are used , which are specially designed to work mechanically, to alter movement patterns while absorbing load & re-injecting that energy into movement. Taping is usually used to help recover from overuse & other injuries and to protect the injured part while the injured part is in the healing process.
Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS or TNS) is the use of electric current produced by a device to stimulate the nerves for therapeutic purposes.
Soft tissue mobilization is a form of manual physical therapy where hands-on techniques are used on your muscles, ligaments and fascia with the goal of breaking adhesions and optimizing your muscle function.
Sports physical therapy deals with the injuries and issues related to the sports people. It helps athletes to recover from sporting injuries, and provide education and resources to prevent problems.
Sports Injury Rehabilitation treats a range of conditions including acute sports injuries, strains, sprains, muscle, tendon and ligament repairs, tendonitis, hand injuries, shoulder dislocation, foot or ankle dysfunction and surgery rehab.
Range of motion is how far you can move your joints in different directions. Active range of motion exercises helps improve joint function. These exercises help you move each joint through its full range of motion. Movement can help keep your joints flexible, reduce pain, and improve balance and strength.
Joint mobilization is an example of a hands-on treatment and is a form of passive movement technique for musculoskeletal conditions. Joint manipulation is a technique in which a passive, high velocity, low amplitude thrust applied to a joint with the intent to restore the optimal motion, function or to reduce pain.
Posture is the attitude assumed by body either when the body is stationary or when it is moving. Posture in easy terms can be understood as the position in which you hold your body when standing or sitting.
A musculoskeletal injury is an injury that occurs to a skeletal muscle, tendon, ligament, joint or blood vessel of a skeletal muscle effect the human body movement.
Post surgery physiotherapy or Rehab is the rehabilitation program that a patient will follow once they have had an operation like knee replacement, hip replacement or shoulder surgery. This program includes regular exercise progression to fully regain your strength, flexibility and function & recover more effectively.
Strengthening exercises work muscles as they move against resistance. Strengthening exercises is a type of physical exercise specializing in the use of resistance to induce muscular contraction which builds the strength, anaerobic endurance, and size of skeletal muscles.
A gait trainer is a wheeled device that assists a person who is unable to walk independently. Gait trainers are intended for children or adults with physical disabilities, to provide the opportunity to improve walking ability.
Rehabilitation is the process to regain full function following injury and involves restoring strength, flexibility, endurance and power. It is achieved through various exercises and drills. Rehabilitation is as important as treatment following an injury. The aim of a rehabilitation program is to regain pre-injury levels in all aspects of physical fitness. A full rehabilitation and strengthening program is essential to ensure full recovery and in order to prevent re-injuries.
Antenatal exercises are the exercises which helps expectant mothers to gain knowledge on how to look after themselves during pregnancy. Postnatal exercises can help a new mother to get back to pre pregnancy life both mentally & physically.
Arthritis is a general word for a group of more than 100 diseases. The word "arthritis" means "joint inflammation." Inflammation is one of the body's natural reactions to disease or injury, and includes swelling, pain, and stiffness. Inflammation that lasts for a very long time or recurs, as in arthritis, can lead to tissue damage. The goal of pain management is to provide pain relief, increase joint mobility and strength, and control the disease to the extent that it is possible. Treatment options include medication, exercise, heat/cold compresses, use of joint protection, and surgery.
Spinal cord injury or SCI is the damage to spinal cord that results in loss of functions such as mobility or feeling.
If someone has suffered multiple injuries, from broken bones to brain injury, due to a car accident or other serious incident. Trauma injury rehab/physiotherapy can help to increase your function and independence.
Geriatric physical therapy covers a wide area of problems related to elder people. There are many conditions that affect people as they grow older and include but are not limited to the following: arthritis, osteoporosis, cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, hip and joint replacement, balance disorders, incontinence, etc. Geriatric physiotherapy helps in such conditions and ailments. It helps older people to use a number of the body’s systems fully to enhance mobility and independence.
Orthopedic physiotherapy I concerned with the treatment of injuries or disorders of the skeletal system and associated muscles, joints and ligaments Orthopedic Physiotherapy also includes pre and post operative rehabilitation of hip, shoulder and knee.