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Eternal Hospital is listed as among the top hospitals in India which is dedicated to provide state of art technology for its patients. With advanced technology and a highly specialized team of experts, orthopedic surgeons and physiotherapist  and healthcare professionals the hospital offers unmatched treatment and care. Our specialized Orthopedic surgeons and physiotherapists have years of experience in treating critical cases of joint replacements injury accidents trauma etc Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation helps a person to get relief from the prolonged pain and their suffering.

What is physiotherapy?
Physiotherapy is a treatment that is done in order to maintain and restore the physical function of the body along with patients mobility. Physiotherapy helps a patient through physical disability, illness, injury, joint pain, trauma, accidents etc. Physiotherapist helps a patient to maintain their Physical health and helps them manage their pain and improve their condition so that they can walk and function independently. Physiotherapists are professionals who have knowledge about the bones, muscles, ligaments and tendons who are able to identify the route cause of pain and what causes the hindrance in the movement. 

When should you visit a physiotherapist?
One should visit a physiotherapist when they suffer from an entering or a prolonged chronic pain that affects their everyday function. People who suffer from Arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis are also recommended physiotherapy by experts in order to give them relief from the excruciating pain they suffer from. Further, people who go through joint replacement surgery or also recommended physiotherapy for faster recovery and pain relief. 

Sports injury 
Sports injuries are very common and require physiotherapy to get relief from pain. Children who prepare for sports in their school and college time also get hurt regularly so they require physiotherapy in order to get ready from their pain and injury. Further, Physiotherapy is a huge part of any sports person's life as the risk of injuries are inevitable therefore they require physiotherapy on a regular basis. Repetitive stress with athletic activities also affects bones, ligaments, muscles, tendons and tissues that need relaxation and proper treatment which is provided by the physiotherapist. It is necessary for a sports person to have optimum health as their activity also affects their organs such as heart, lungs, eyes etc therefore in order to live a healthy life they need regular health checkups, proper diet, exercise and regular physiotherapy. 

Conditions treated by a physiotherapist
Generally, physiotherapists try to maintain a balance between the prevention and rehabilitation in order to treat the injury and give relief from the pain. Treatment depends upon the kind of requirement the person has such as a trauma, injury, disability, chronic pain, displacement of bone, pain from surgery or autoimmune disease such as rheumatoid arthritis etc. Some of the other conditions treated by physiotherapist include:

  • Neck pain caused due to sedentary lifestyle or injury.
  • Disability caused due to heart problem
  • Swelling, stiffness, severe pain and loss of muscle strength
  • Pelvic problems such as bladder and bowel control problems due to childbirth.
  • Loss of mobility due to various injuries such as brain or sign injury, trauma, paralysis, Parkinson's disease, Multiple sclerosis etc.
  • Injury or problem in bones, joints, muscle, ligaments.
  • Pain due to arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, etc.

What to expect from a physiotherapist?
The physiotherapists first understand the need or requirement of the patient. Complete diagnosis that physiotherapists choses the right treatment.

  • The physiotherapist diagnoses the condition of the person.
  • The physiotherapist goal and a set of exercises for the patient which is designed keeping the condition of the patient in mind.
  • Physiotherapists also assistive devices if it is required.

Meet Our Team

Dr. Mitesh Vashistha

Incharge - Physiotherapy and Sports Rehab Centre