Posts for: March, 2018
Physical therapy can help if you're dealing with certain injuries. Dr. Mohinder Chawdhry, your Battle Creek, MI, osteopractor, can help with issues like bone fractures or arthritis.
Here's a list of common health problems:
This type of physical therapy focuses on older adults and their mobility. The purpose is to help restore movement and reduce pain while taking into consideration physical limitations.
Your Battle Creek doctor uses physical therapy to help relieve symptoms of:
- Joint replacement
- Balance disorders
This type of physical therapy is most useful for athletes because it restores the musculoskeletal system: joints, tendons, ligaments, and bones.
- endurance exercises
- joint mobilization
- hot and cold packs
- electrical muscle stimulation
- strength training
Neurological physical therapist work with patients to evaluate mobility issues due to illnesses and/or diseases.
Here are a few examples of diseases:
- brain injury
- cerebral palsy
- multiple sclerosis
- Alzheimer's disease
- Parkinson's disease
Treatment plans attempt to teach patients how to adapt to several loss impairments such as:
- visual deterioration
- spinal cord injury
- muscle loss
This helps people with cardiovascular and pulmonary conditions, and who need help improving their endurance and functional capabilities. In other words, it's a cardiac and pulmonary rehab for people who have suffered from:
- Heart attacks
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
- Pulmonary fibrosis
Infants, toddlers, children, and adolescents need pediatric physical therapy to prevent inhibited natural movement and learning.
Here are diseases children may suffer from:
- acute injury
- head trauma
- limb deficiencies
- muscle diseases
- orthopedic disabilities
- Therapeutic exercises
- Processes that alleviate pain
- Exercising to regain strength
- Improving range of motion
- Helping to improve children's physical capabilities, such as balance, flexibility, and fine motor skills.
Your doctor offers other types of physical therapies:
- Vestibular Rehabilitation to help with balance problems
- Women's Health, which focuses on eliminating pelvic pain
If you have any questions or concerns, call Dr. Chawdhry in Battle Creek, MI, today!