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Overview


Injuries, illnesses, and disabilities can put a pause on your mobility and affect your daily living. This is where physical therapy comes to your rescue offering you a plethora of expert-guided physical treatments that help in alleviating pain and restoring and regaining the movement. A physiotherapist can help you go back on track with pain-free movements which is also important for preventing a lot of other chronic diseases.

The Department of Physiotherapy at Medicover Hospitals is managed by experienced practitioners who have accrued experience working with some of the biggest names in the speciality area. The department helps restore well-being to people following injury, pain or disability. Our certified physiotherapists and exercise physiologists also deliver excellent services for back care, sports injury rehabilitation and work-accident rehabilitation. Likewise, our Orthopedics department is also ably supported by the physiotherapy team who use stretching, strength and stabilization exercises to restore movement capacity, strength and function of patients operated with us.

Symptoms you should not ignore

  • Lower and upper back pain
  • Stiff neck
  • Shoulder tightness
  • Poor muscle tone
  • Lack of balance in muscles
  • Poorly aligned joints
  • Slip disc
  • Trouble moving, walking, and bending

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Technology And Equipment


  •   Cycling
  •   Thread mill
  •   Spirometer
  •   Therabands
  •   Swiss ball
  •   Weight cuffs
  •   Parallel bars
  •   Hot pack
  •   Ice packs
  •   Modalities(IFT,TENS,STIMULATION,ULTRASOUND, COMBINATION THERAPY)
  •   traction
  •   Shoulder wheel
  •   Ladder
  •   Wrist exerciser
  •   Stair climbing
  •   Hand ergometer
  •   Walkers
  •   Wheelchair
  •   Tilt table

Common Physiotherapy Procedures

  •   Neuro Rehabilitation
  •   Cardiac Rehabilitation
  •   Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
  •   Sports Medicine Clinic

Complex Procedures at Medicover Hospitals

  •   Various manual therapy techniques including joint mobilization, soft tissue massage, and range-of-motion exercises.
  •   Stretching exercises
  •   McKenzie Method
  •   Manual therapy
  •   Spine exercise for strengthening of the torso muscles
  •   Programming to improve mobility, flexibility, and muscle strength, while decreasing stress on the joints
  •   Diagnosis & Treatment for the treatment of low back and neck pain
  •   Manipulation Stretching, Strengthening
  •   Deep heat in combination with moist heat(to relieve acute muscle spasms) Procedures such as Ultrasound and Interferential Current Therapy, TENS, Electrical Stimulation to promote soft tissue healing and relieve pain
  •   Neuromuscular re-education using electrical stimulation for the treatment of muscle imbalances or atrophy.
  •   Postural Correction
  •   Patient education


Common Physiotherapy conditions


Bruising or Inflammation - The bruised and inflamed area in the injury is treated.

Poorly aligned joints - It is a condition where there is improper alignment in the joints.

Arthritis - It is a condition when there is swelling and stiffness in one or more joints causing pain.

Age-related joint pain - Joint pain is more common in people who are older in age.

Bursitis - It is a condition when the small fluid-filled sacs are inflamed.

Spinal cord injury surgery - It is the condition where there is damage in the spinal canal.

Multiple sclerosis - It is the condition of damage in the nerve fibers.

Parkinson's disease - It is the condition of brain disorder.

Cerebral Palsy - It is the condition where a person cannot move and balance the body.

Postural disorders - It is the condition that affects the postures of a person


Facilities


Comprehensive assessment processes
Interaction and discussion with the physician
Proper clinical evaluation
Customized physiotherapy modules
Reassessment and periodic follow-ups



Frequently Asked Questions:


Physiotherapy is also referred to as "physical therapy." It aims to treat the issues that limit a person's ability to move and do things in their daily lives. It is the treatment of disease, injury, deformity, or disability with the goal of improving one's quality of life.


Physiotherapists are experts who work closely with the patients to improve their movement and physical functionality by using various manual therapies, tools, and exercises.


    Pain relief

    Comprehensive rehabilitation and recovery from injury.

    Increase motion in the joints

    Regain stability and mobility

    Proper balance and coordination

    Less reliance and less dependency on others

    Higher quality of life


    Someone suffering from sports or general injury

    Someone having chronic pain for a long time

    Someone preparing for a surgery or trying to recover from a surgery

    Someone facing complications with posture

    Someone working towards thrombosis prevention

    Someone facing muscle problems

    Someone who wish to improve joint mobility


    Performing a comprehensive patient examination

    Performing the required tests

    Diagnosing accurately

    Designing prognosis and action plan

    Offering advice and determining if the patient needs another physiotherapist

    Creating an intervention plan with a physical therapist

    Offering treatment sessions, monitoring, and evaluating


Physiotherapy sessions can take 30 minutes to an hour, depending on the severity or complexity of the condition and the recovery goals.


Physiotherapy can be performed for soft tissues, bones, back, joints, neck, muscles, wrist, ankles, legs, head, fingers, shoulder and many other specific parts.


In most cases, pain relief is felt immediately within 24 hours of the treatment. Long-term changes and outcomes typically occur within 4-12 weeks.


One may experience pain during physiotherapy because of scar tissue around an injured area or as a side effect causing pain.


Apart from the cost of consultation, you also need to pay for each physiotherapy session which might vary from Rs 300 to 700 per session.