What are some common subspecialties of Physiotherapy?
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"Physiotherapy is among the most popular types of treatment for elders struggling with various medical conditions and age-related problems preventing them from living healthy and happy lives. In this article, we will discuss in-depth the different types of treatment, who they are designed for, and what makes them so useful. "
Physiotherapy spans a wide range of treatments aimed primarily at elderly patients on-site or at their homes to provide support in everyday activities by maintaining or restoring essential functions.
Geriatric physiotherapy focuses on helping elderly people manage physical problems, with the main objective being to maintain or restore various functions through exercise and the assistance of a licensed physiotherapist.
Chest physiotherapy focuses on improving lung function in patients struggling with breathing. The exercises are designed to expand the lungs and strengthen breathing muscles, all within the patient’s abilities to ensure comfort throughout every session.
Cardiac physiotherapy is aimed at patients who have experienced a cardiac event such as heart attack or heart failure. Each session aims to strengthen cardiac muscles and ensure faster recovery with the maintenance of essential functions.
Neurological physiotherapy helps patients with movement and function disorders that stem from problems within the body’s nervous system. The goal of this treatment can be to either restoration or maintenance of the patient’s functions, depending on individual needs.
Musculoskeletal physiotherapy is a vast area of physiotherapy specializing in treating injuries and conditions related to the patient’s muscles, joints, and soft tissues. The injuries that can be treated with musculoskeletal physiotherapy include arthritis, sprains, and strains.
Orthopedic physiotherapy covers the treatment of various issues associated with bones and muscles in patients of all ages. It is especially helpful after an illness or surgery, which might affect the patient’s mobility and quality of life.
Cancer rehabilitation is aimed at patients who are currently battling cancer and have lost any bodily functions, as well as individuals who no longer suffer from the disease but need help in order to restore their abilities.
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