Physiotherapy is mainly used for treating children / adults with cerebral palsy. The patients suffering from cerebral palsy experience difficulty while moving and speaking.
It is also beneficial to people who fracture their limbs or any other parts of the body; after the necessary medical treatment, they are advised physiotherapy to mobilise the affected part and move back to normalcy.
This therapy focuses on basic mobility such as standing, walking, climbing stairs, reaching or operating a wheel chair. This therapy is an attempt towards rehabilitation of physical impairments by training and strengthening a patient’s large muscles – those in arms, legs and abdomen.
The goal of physical therapy is to help individuals to develop co-ordination, build strength, improve balance, maintain flexibility, optimize physical functioning levels and maintain independence.
Therapists identify the mobility issues and determine their abilities and limitations based on their age and cognitive functioning. A path of treatment that includes exercises and other assistance required to facilitate mobility. The treatment is designed according to the patient’s physical abilities that minimize pain and injury.