Physiotherapy provides services to develop maintain and restore maximum movement and functional ability throughout the lifespan. This includes providing services in circumstances where movement and function are threatened by ageing, injury, diseases, disorders, conditions or environmental factors. Functional movement is central to what it means to be healthy.
Examination, Treatment, Advice and Instruction 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 injury, diseases, physical and mental conditions using physical agents activities and devices including exercises, mobilization manipulation and electrotherapy for diagnosis: prevention and treatment.
Because of the long year of the successful use of physical agents under different classifications the physiotherapist, physiologists and recent development in the science of physics and various branches of medicine has made it possible to develop a sound scientific basis for physiotherapy.
Why and When
If the person is suffering from:
- Pain in the muscles, ligaments, soft tissue structures, nerves and joints due to sprain, strain and overuse injuries.
- Restriction of spinal extremity, joint movement due to arthritis, spondylosis, slip disc, fracture, surgery or any other pathology.
- Non healing wounds/ulcers / slow healing fractures/odema/ amputation/ adhesion of soft tissues.
- Weakness/ stiffness of muscles/neuro-muscular control/nerves due to injury or paralytic/disease effects.
- Physical impairment, dysfunction or disability due to the disease, physical, mental condition or injury.
- Breathing difficulty due to traumatic/obstructive/restrictive lung diseases.