Department of Physiotherapy aims at delivering the most suitable treatment for an injury or condition in order to enhance mobility and quality of life. Our physiotherapists assess and treat people with injuries, disabilities etc. They also emphasize on patient education to avoid injuries and maintain a fit, healthy body.
Physiotherapy plays an important role in rehabilitating patients specially after surgery. Andhra hospital currently has a team of six physio therapists & a well equipped physiotherapy unit is being planned which not only caters to the needs of patients but also maintains a health club.
Physiotherapy means physiotherapeutic system of medicine which includes examination, treatment, advice and instructions to any person preparatory to or for the purpose of or in connection with movement dysfunction, bodily malfunction, physical disorder, disability, healing and pain from trauma and disease, physical and mental conditions using physical agents including exercise, mobilization, manipulation, mechanical and electrotherapy, activity and devices or diagnosis, treatment and prevention However, various other health professionals (e.g., Chiropractic, Osteopathy) use some physical therapeutic methods. A program of physical therapy will typically involve caregivers.
Physiotherapy has created a niche for itself as a leading health care system that improves health without the use of drugs or surgery. It helps in restoring normal body function and preventing disability arising from disease, trauma or injury. Physiotherapy is based on a detailed understanding of how the body works—posture, balance and movement, knowledge of diseases, injury and the healing process.
Of late, people are increasingly resorting to physiotherapy as a holistic healing method to achieve a healthier life.
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