benefits of physiotherapy at home

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Physiotherapy is a treatment in the management and prevention of numerous physical harms caused by injuries, disease, lifestyle and aging. The major goals of physiotherapy are restoration, maintenance and maximization of a person’s strength, functionality and movement.

There are various types of physical therapies including manual therapies, electrotherapy techniques and exercise programs. These techniques of offering therapy are aimed at managing the three types of physiotherapy namely neurological, cardiothoracic and musculoskeletal

1. physiotherapy at home

Treatment of at home physiotherapy has started being a norm in today’s society. This is vital for individuals who find it hard to visit or attend the various therapies at hospitals or other institutions. Here, the physiotherapists visit patient’s home for diagnosis and treatment. From discussing various issues concerning the patient’s general health and goals of the treatment they want to undertake and the actual treatment process, everything is done at home. Here are few benefits of in-home physiotherapy treatment:

  • Management of Time

The travel time is completely saved with in-home physiotherapy. The therapist avails him/herself to the home and gets into managing the patients needs. Also, time being a vital factor in treatment of conditions such as pain and stress, treatment at home really helps.

  • Comfort of Home

Home environment is much more comforting as compared to that of a clinic. Also, family being around, this definitely boosts in the healthy recovery.

  • Cost Effectiveness

The travel costs are saved.  Also, physiotherapy treatment includes more than one session which increases the travel cost multiplied by the number of visits.

  • Supervision

The family of the patient can oversee the treatment being done and ensure their patient is getting the right care needed for recovery. Supervision is usually a hard task when the patient is based in hospital rather than at home.

2. in-home physiotherapy and different conditions

The services or treatments offered within Physiotherapy at home include; post-operative rehabilitation, neck and back pain, osteoporosis, neurological rehabilitation, cardiac and pulmonary conditions, post-operative rehab assistance after total knee replacement, hip replacement, shoulder surgery and more. These services cut across all age groups of the society from the elderly to the young ones.

3. what physiotherapy does

  • Elimination of pain

Physiotherapy minimizes pain caused by any injury or illness. This pain can range from back and neck injuries to fractures, joint disorders as well as arthritis.

  • Improvement of joint mobility

Conditions like arthritis and sports injuries reduce joint mobility. Arthritis mainly at old age is the leading cause of problems within joint mobility. This is where physiotherapy incorporates into easing the firmness of the joints and increasing the blood flow to the joints having problems.

  • Treatment of respiratory problems

Respiratory problems such as cystic fibrosis, which primarily affects the lungs and digestive tract, can be managed using physiotherapy. The exercise done under the supervision of a physiotherapist can help open the chest thus enabling better breathing.

Physiotherapy as seen has many advantages especially when undertaken at home. It is recommended for treatment of various conditions and offers proper treatment of each specific condition in a unique way. Home care physiotherapy offers all the above in a home setup while catering to patient specific needs. 

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