Geriatric Rehabilitation

Geriatric Rehabilitation

Geriatric rehabilitation or geriatric physical therapy is the branch that studies rehabilitation and physical therapy issues in elderly. It involves normal aging (deconditioning), cardiovascular problems(vascular disease and stroke), and skeletal problems(osteoporosis and osteoarthritis). In elderly patients, they face physical, social and emotional changes that can affect level of function and well-being. Geriatric rehabilitation improves functional independence. Elderly people usually needs communication and a hearing ear.

In one patient only, its possible to get musculoskeletal, neurological, and cardiovascular problems may be found in a single patient.
Problems like arthritis, osteoporosis, cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, hip and joint replacement, balance disorders, incontinence, etc. comes under geriatric conditions.

Benefits of Geriatric physical therapy -

  • To improve mobility and balance
  • Helps to build strength
  • Enhances confidence in performing physical abilities
  • Reduce incidence of falls
  • Decrease pain and aches

Treatments

Dry Needling

Dry needling is an invasive procedure where a filamentous needle
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Taping

The Therapeutic effects of taping on the body have been recorded in the literature
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IASTM

Instrument Assisted Soft tissue Mobilisation or essentially IASTM
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Manual Therapy

Manual therapy is a clinical approach utilizing skilled, specific
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Myofascial Release

Myofascial Pain syndrome is a common clinical problem of muscle pain.
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Sports Injuries Rehab

From a leisure time player to a professional athletes,everyone
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Ergonomic Assessment

Ergonomics is defined as information about human behaviour,
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Active Release Technique

Active Release Technique is a non-invasive therapy that resolves muscle stiffness,
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Exercise Program

Exercise Therapy is a sequential plan of physical exercises designed
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Modalities

Physical therapists uses many equipments to enable recovery
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Clinical Pilates

Clinical Pilates was discovered by Joseph pilates in 20th century.
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Sports/Deep Tissue Release

Sports Physiotherapy is a special branch of physiotherapy
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Geriatric Rehabilitation

Geriatric rehabilitation or geriatric physical therapy is the branch
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Osteopathy

Osteopathic treatment includes stretching and clinical massage
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Manual Lymphatic Drainage

Lymphatic massage is a technique which involves very gentle
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