Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Hospital in Hyderabad
“A Perfect Anatomical Repair without Functional Recovery is Useless”
The Department of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation is dedicated to restoring you to your optimum health and functional abilities after any musculoskeletal illness or injury. Physiotherapists work round the clock to deliver the best possible patient care to both our outpatients as well as inpatients. Depending on your needs, treatment techniques may include:
Physiotherapy Treatment in Hyderabad
- Various manual therapy techniques including joint mobilization, soft tissue massage and range-of-motion exercises.
- Customized Bracing/Splinting/prosthetics/orthotics to improve mobility and function.
- Programming to improve mobility, flexibility and muscle strength, while decreasing stress on the joints
- Stretching exercises
- Use of the McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis & Treatment for the treatment of low back and neck pain
- Procedures such as Ultrasound and Interferential Current Therapy, TENS, Electrical Stimulation to promote soft tissue healing and relive pain.
- Neuromuscular re-education using electrical stimulation for the treatment of muscle imbalances or atrophy
- The Feldenkrais Method
- Manipulation Stretching, Strengthening.
- Deep heat in combination with moist heat(to relieve acute muscle spasms)
- Postural Correction
- Patient education
FAQs on Physiotherapy
1. Who is a physiotherapist?
Physiotherapists are specialists who treat people with injury, illness, or disability and restore, maintain, and make the most of a patient’s mobility, function, and well-being. They maintain the health of people of all ages and help patients to manage pain.
2. When should I see a doctor and when should I see a physiotherapist?
A severe injury needs the attention of an emergency physician who can help to diagnose and treat the condition. A physiotherapist can be consulted on the advice of the physician. He or she specializes in treating musculoskeletal system-related conditions through certified exercises.
3. What is the difference between a physiotherapist and a physical therapist?
The terms physiotherapist and physical therapist refer to the same person. A physiotherapist or physical therapist specializes in diagnosing symptoms of injury, disability, and illness and treats them through physical manipulation, exercises, heat therapy, etc.
4. Can a physiotherapist perform surgery?
No, a Physiotherapist cannot perform surgery and there are no physiotherapy surgeons. However, they play a vital role in surgery with pre-operative and post-operative physiotherapy for all surgeries which reduces complications and helps in faster recovery.
5. Can physiotherapists prescribe medicines?
In India, physiotherapists cannot prescribe medication. However, the right to prescribe medicines by physiotherapists vary from one country to another.
6. When should I see a physiotherapist?
Yes, you can visit a Physiotherapist at any time if you experience constant pain or when mobility and range of motion are affected. However, it is good to see your doctor and get a referral.
7. What are the specialties of physiotherapy?
Physiotherapists can specialize in many specialties, including musculoskeletal conditions, sports medicine, orthopedics, neurology, cardiopulmonary, endocrinology, pediatrics, geriatrics, women’s health, wound care, and electromyography.
Health Blogs for Physiotherapy
The McKenzie Method – For People with Chronic Pain
Aug 18, 2017 19:53
A physiotherapy method, the McKenzie System focuses on centralizing pain and managing it with repeated exercises. What is The McKenzie Method? The McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Treatment, also known as MDT is a physiotherapy method of primary care developed by Robin McKenzie, a physical therapist from New Zealand and has been in wide […]
The Feldenkrais Method – To Regain Body Movement
Aug 24, 2016 19:25
The Feldenkrais Method is an exercise therapy devised to improve body movement and manage pain. The Feldenkrais Method is an educational system that uses movement to teach self awareness and improve function. It was developed by Dr. Moshe Feldenkrais (1904-1984) as a way to retrain the body and to help realise its potential fully. While […]