For over thousands of years, physiotherapists have been helping patients in rehabilitation post-trauma or injury. Physiotherapy is an essential component of healthcare, as it promotes, develops, maintains, and restores movement and improves the functional ability of patients. A physiotherapist analyses a patient’s emotional, psychological as well as social factors while addressing the physical issue in order to arrive at a treatment plan.
Advances in technology and improved patient awareness has resulted in a tremendous growth of physiotherapy.
Explore what is new in physiotherapy by reading and reviewing the latest case studies and research papers published by physiotherapists from across the globe
Published on: 2018/05/24
Dr. Annu & Dr. Himanshu Tanwar
Obesity is widely recognized as a disease state now and medical fraternity is coming forward to address the need to treat, manage or prevent it. Since exercise and physical activity are considered to play a major role in the management of obesity, physiotherapists are often the first contact person for secondary conditions resulting from obesity
Read more – Obesity Management
Published on: 2018/06/29
Dr. Diana Pinto
Osteoarthritis (OA) is also an irreversible, progressive disorder although the pattern of progression varies symptomatically amongst individuals. Pain is the most vital symptom and a diagnostic factor of osteoarthritis. Other symptoms include joint stiffness, swelling at joints, crackling/grinding noise during joint movement and decreased function at the joint.
Read more – Is osteoarthritis an irreversible condition?
Published on: 2018/05/25
Dr. Mauris Lebret, Dr. Anthony Demont & Dr.Ayumeric Neindre
In many pathological situations, the physiotherapist needs accurate assessment tools to propose the most suitable treatment. Ultrasound was found to be an accurate and reproducible tool compared to conventional tests.
Read more – Diagnostic Ultrasound
Published on: 2017/05/24
Physiotherapy is an integral part of the rehabilitation of hemophilic patients. Physiotherapy in haemophilia is a very relevant thought in our present scenario. Surveys show that about 1 instance in every 10,000 male births worldwide is having hemophilia.
Read more – Importance of physiotherapy in hemophilia
Published on: 2017/05/24
Dr. Karen Wu
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Published on: 2017/05/11
Dr. Bhavna Mhatre
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Published on: 2017/05/01
Dr. S. M. Dhaded
A physiotherapist is an important team member in the management of a high-risk neonate especially those with severe respiratory and neurological complications. Our experience with babies receiving Chest physiotherapy in the NICU has shown to be beneficial in terms of early weaning from ventilator, improved oxygenation and decrease the length of stay in the hospital.
Published on: 2017/05/1
Dr. M. G. Mokashi
In Parkinson’s disease, multiple system atrophy and progressive supranuclear palsy, the main regulators of the caudate nucleus and putamen (dopaminergic substantia nigra and glutaminergic caudal intralaminar nuclei), as well as the cortical projection from the pre-supplementary motor area, degenerate.
Read more – Parkinson’s disease and physiotherapy management
Published on: 2018/07/27
Dr. Sheik Abdul Khader & Dr. Purnima Shrivatsava
Rapid technological advances, well-informed patients, fierce competition among health care providers and the dramatic increase in average life expectancy is ushering in a new era in healthcare. Being at the forefront of promoting, developing, maintaining and restoring people’s maximum movement and functional ability, a physiotherapist has attained a remarkable and irreplaceable stature in the healthcare arena.
Read more – Diary of a pragmatic physiotherapist
Published on: 2017/07/27
Dr. Charu Sharma
Let us start with the basics, that is, a student enrolling in the Bachelors of Physiotherapy (BPT). He or she may not have a clear understanding of Physiotherapy as most of the students are those who were aiming for MBBS but could not make it and end up joining BPT course. Very few students and their parents have clarity about this field.
Read more – Physiotherapy from books to practice