Physiotherapy is a type of treatment that helps people return to their normal state of health both physically and mentally following surgery, illness, trauma or disease. Also known as Physical Therapy, it uses various approaches like physical, education and modalities to help in the speedy recovery of the patient. Physiotherapy addresses orthopedic, cardiac, neurological and other problems and can be used to treat patients of all age groups, from newborns to the elderly. Physiotherapy treatment first identifies the root cause of any problem and accordingly plans the procedure. Sai Physiotherapy and Pain Management Clinic aims to provide you with the best physiotherapists that too at the comfort of your home.
PHYSIOTHERAPY SESSION AT HOME
The Physiotherapist will conduct a detailed initial assessment on the first day, based on which a customized treatment plan would be formulated. The service’s duration ranges from 45 minutes to 1 hour based on the procedure and the patient’s condition. We offer weekly and monthly packages according to your needs. You may select a time slot that is convenient to you. In-home Physiotherapy sessions are designed to help the patient recover faster whether it is a one-time injury or a chronic illness. Here are a few tips to ensure you make the most of your session at home;
Select a spacious and good spot in your house, which is well ventilated, well-lit and free from any clutter, as the physiotherapist might bring some small exercise equipment for your session.
Wear comfortable clothing. Ensure you do not wear clothing which impedes your movement as your physiotherapist will need to evaluate your joint stability and movement
Speak to your Physiotherapist on what exactly are your areas of pain and what level of function you would like to achieve through your sessions
Provide your physiotherapist with information such as how the pain started; what is the nature of pain and for how long you have been facing the problem.
Be attentive to the exercises shown by your physiotherapist and ask questions if you are unsure about anything. And also, be diligent with your exercises to see desired results.
Chest Physiotherapy: This physiotherapy treatment is especially for those suffering with respiratory /cardiac problems. This helps in improving respiratory efficiency, promotes the expansion of lung strengthen respiratory muscles, and eliminate secretions from the respiratory system.
The physiotherapist can help teach you breathing exercises to do yourself to help keep your airways clear as well as use techniques known as percussion, vibrations, postural drainage to help loosen the secretions. For those people who are unable to generate an effective enough cough to get rid of the phlegm assisted coughing is a technique that can be used. They can also advise on any breathing equipment that may be of help to improve oxygen flow or make the mucus looser and reduce shortness of breath. Prior to each treatment assessment techniques such as auscultation using a stethoscope to listen to your lungs will be performed.
Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy: This physiotherapy treatment is for people suffering with musculoskeletal problems. This physiotherapy includes treatment of muscles, bones, joints, nerves, ligaments, cartilage and spinal discs. The various techniques used to treat include therapeutic exercises, mobilizations/manipulations, soft tissue massage, electrotherapy, hydrotherapy and neural mobilization. Some of the home treatment modalities would include massage therapy, hydrotherapy, strengthening and stretching exercises.
Orthopedic Physiotherapy: This physiotherapy treatment is associated mainly with bones. This physiotherapy is used for rehabilitation of patients who are either planning to undergo surgery or who have already undergone surgery. Conditions like knee replacement, hip surgery, back surgery, Spinal and peripheral joint problems, fractures etc. are treated. Orthopedic Physiotherapy treatment mainly includes physical activity like exercises, mobilizations and proprioceptive training. The exercises include stretches, aerobics, strength training and a range of motion exercises supported by modern medical technology such as IFT, Ultrasound and manual traction.
Post-Surgical Physiotherapy: This physiotherapy treatment is made especially for those who have undergone surgeries. Post-Surgical physiotherapy helps in restoration of activity post any surgery. Mobilization exercises, Muscle strengthening exercises, stretching exercises are mainly used in this treatment by the physical therapists. Common surgeries include spine, hip, ankle, shoulder and cardiac surgeries. Using a range of exercises, Physiotherapists help patients regain muscle strength and movement so that they can perform routine tasks as soon as possible.
Physical exercises such as Quadriceps sets, Straight leg raises, Ankle pumps, Knee straightening exercises, Bed-supported knee bends, sitting supported knee bends, Stair climbing and descending and sitting unsupported knee bends, etc. help patients re-establish muscle strength, joint motion, full joint movement and flexibility. Advanced exercises such as Standing knee bends and assisted knee bends are recommended to build optimal strength and functionality, once the patient has regained independence for a shorter distance.
Speech Therapy: This physiotherapy treatment is for those who are suffering with disorders of speech, language and communication as well as for swallowing difficulties in children and adults. These problems can arise from neurological impairments like stroke, head injury and dementia, etc.
Sports Therapy: This physiotherapy focuses on the treatment and rehabilitation of a sports person. Physical activity including fitness programs and education for athletes are the major aspects of this treatment. With the team of best physiotherapists in multiple cities, Sai Physiotherapy & Pain Management Clinic is one of the most trusted physiotherapy agencies that provide customized treatment as per the requirement of patients. Our therapist may use different modalities and assistive devices may be prescribed to help in stabilizing the injured part and prevent you from using it. The main goal here is to promote healing by reducing pain and swelling
Sports rehabilitation aims to help you recover your athletic skills by utilizing various treatment techniques that focus on balance, coordination, flexibility and strength. Sport-specific exercises and muscle reconditioning will be implemented so the injured part can re-learn how to move the way it used to. You will also be taught new techniques for protecting muscles and joints that are susceptible to injuries. By far the most common sports injuries are ankle sprain, epicondylitis, groin pull, hamstring strain, ACL tear, patellofemoral syndrome and shin splints. Others include bursitis, neck pain or strain, rotator cuff injuries, shoulder injuries, and low back pain. Note that some of these injuries depend on what you play and therefore are more common in your specific type of sport.
People suffering from chronic joint or muscle pain require regular physiotherapy. The Physiotherapist will help them perform specified exercises and use pain relieving modalities like Ultrasound, TENS/IFT to reduce discomfort. People who are facing difficulty in walking require physiotherapy. The Physiotherapist will help them perform a range of motion exercises, stretch a tightened muscle and increase flexibility.
People suffering from pain due to weakness of the joints require physiotherapy. The Physiotherapist will help them to perform strengthening exercises with the help of their hands and weight cuffs to increase the strength of the joint. Professionals who are suffering from back pain or neck pain require physiotherapy. The Physiotherapist will teach them ergonomic measures to be followed while at work.