Spinal Cord Injury Therapy

| December 11, 2015

What is physical therapy?

Physical therapy is the science of blending physiology with exercises and applying these principles to the body when an injury is sustained. Physical therapy for back and neck conditions focuses on the structures that support the spine and its joints including muscles, tendons, ligaments and.

Types of physical therapy Manual therapy Manual therapy – is a general term for treatment performed with the hands and not with any other devices or machines objectives manual therapy include relaxation, less pain, and greater flexibility.
Iontophoresis – Iontophoresis is a means of providing steroids through the skin. The steroid is applied to the skin and then an electric current is applied, which causes it to migrate under the skin. Steroids then produce an anti-inflammatory effect in the general area that is causing pain. This method is particularly effective in relieving acute pain episodes. Occupational therapy helps the patient regain occupational therapy

Ability to do normal daily tasks. This can be achieved by restoring old skills or teaching the patient new skills to adjust to disabilities through adaptive equipment, orthotics, and modification of the patient environment. Occupational therapy can be prescribed to a patient's rehabilitation after amputation, arthritis, cancer, heart disease, head injuries, neurological injuries, orthopedic injuries, lung disease, spinal cord disease, stroke, and other injuries / illnesses. Duration occupational therapy program varies depending on the injury / illness being treated and the patient's response to treatment. Speech Therapy

– A speech therapist can also help your child strengthen her facial muscles if she has trouble eating or swallowing. This is especially important if your child is not getting enough nutrients at each meal. If she struggles to eat properly, it can become malnourished and fail to thrive.

Causes vestibular physiotherapy physiotherapy

Become a mainstay in the management of patients with balance disorders manifest as dizziness and imbalance. Many conceptual works [1-20] case studies [21-29] case series with no control, [30-44] and controlled studies [45-49] support the use of rehabilitation techniques for patients with peripheral vestibular disorders .

Orthopedic Disorders – Orthopedic injuries are injuries that involve trauma to a bone, such as a fracture, or trauma to soft tissue. People with these types of injuries often have limited mobility due to pain, weakness, and limited range of motion. Westchase Physical Therapy focuses on helping patients regain their strength and mobility so they can get back to living life.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome – Pain, numbness or weakness affecting one side of the median nerve in the hand finger, thumb or ring. Pain may radiate into the arm. Causes for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome include repetitive handwork and trauma. Physical Therapy

When necessary?

Physical therapy (PT) may be necessary any time a child has difficulty moving in such a way that limits daily activities.

Doctors may recommend PT for kids with:

* developmental delays
cerebral palsy * genetic disorders
* disabilities orthopedic
* heart disease and lung
* birth defects (like spina bifida)
* effects of in-utero drug or alcohol exposure * acute trauma

head injury * limb deficiencies * muscle diseases

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