What is Physiotherapy ?

Physiotherapy, or Physical Therapy, is a HealthCare profession concerned with the assessment, maintenance, and restoration of the physical function and performance of the body. It is a well establish branch of medical sciences being practice at global level. World Health Organization (WHO) has classified physiotherapists as a separate professional group (ISCO Code 2264) and paramedical professionals have been classified as ISCO code 2240.This denotes a separate individual status by the WHO for Physiotherapy Profession and clearly distinguishes physiotherapy professionals from paramedical professionals.

Defination by WHO

“Physiotherapists assess, plan and implement rehabilitative programs that improve or restore human motor functions, maximize movement ability, relieve pain syndromes, and treat or prevent physical challenges associated with injuries, diseases and other impairments. They apply a broad range of physical therapies and techniques such as movement, ultrasound, heating, laser and other techniques. They may develop and implement programmes for screening and prevention of common physical ailments and disorders”  Physiotherapy can be useful in the diagnosis and management of a wide range of injuries, disease processes, and other conditions, including : Sports injuries, Arthritis, Back and neck pain, Postural problems , Neurological conditions , Occupational injuries, Spinal cord injuries , Chronic airways disease, Asthma management, Stroke rehabilitation, rehabilitation progremmes for surgeries, Geriatric problems, Developmental and paediatric problems .

Home Physiotherapy Exercises

When you break a bone or twist a joint then you will likely get a lot of pain at the source of the problem – on the bone or joint itself. This then leaves you focussing on that area and thinking only of that part of your body as what’s damaged. However this can be a big mistake and if you understand the body fully then you’ll know that a broken ankle can cause a range of different problems throughout your body, as can a broken wrist of anything else. For instance if you have a broken knee then you have to realise that not only is the joint damaged, but also that your muscle may well waste as a result of your not using your leg. At the same time you will find that some muscles in the leg become stronger than others and this can cause an imbalance – causing further knee problems, or even hurting your back. Then there’s the fact that having a bad knee can cause you to walk incorrectly and to develop bad habits, leaving you with an awkward walk that could damage your feet, your legs or more – or just make you more likely to fall and hurt yourself again.This is why it’s important to focus on not only healing the injury itself, but also on making sure the whole body is operating fully and as well as possible. This is where physiotherapy comes into play – a series of exercises and manipulations designed to help you regain full control of the area and to prevent any other problems that could occur during the healing process

How to cure your back pain ?

faq1If you have suffered from backache then you would definitely know how uneasy and difficult to carry out day-to-day activities. It is a myth that backache is common in aged people, but it is wrong. There is no relation between developing backache and age. Everyone will be a victim of backache at one time or the other. However, you can prevent backache by knowing and preventing the common causes that lead to backache. The Following is a discussion on the common causes that lead to backache and how to prevent backache.
Posture: If you sleep, stand or sit in odd postures for a very long time, there is a chance for developing backache. Inappropriate postures leads to straining of the skeletal and muscular system of the back. Hence, it is essential to be stay in good posture to the maximum possible extent to prevent backache. Factors that make you remain in bad posture include use of tight fitting clothes or pants or the use of high heeled foot wear that are more common among the younger generation. It is good to be stylish but not at the expense of your health. Body Weight: If you are overweight then your bones have to bear the weight. If this goes on for a very long time the muscles and bones of the back get strained and you start developing backache. This is just similar to wear and tear of the machinery due to heavy usage. This sort of backache can be easily relieved by reducing your body weight. However, practice simple measures initially to lose weight or else your backache may worsen ruining the idea to lose weight.
Long Hours of Sitting: If your work demands you to sit for long hours, then it is recommended to do stretching exercises in the middle to avoid backache. At least try to walk by taking a break once in an hour. Rigid Body: Sometimes, it is possible that you develop backache just with simple bending to tie your shoe lace. Backache in this case is due to having a rigid body. Hence, to avoid backache, it is recommended to practice exercise regularly for at least ten minutes. This does not only helps to avoid backache but also tones all your muscles and keeps you fit for any task. Health Related Problems: There are many other causes for backache such as kidney related problems, arthritis, pelvic inflammatory disease, spinal cord damage and more. In such cases, it is recommended to consult a physician immediately and obtain proper medication to relieve the health problems and obtain relief from backache.
Muscle Injuries: Injury of the muscles of the back results in developing backache. In such cases, you should obtain relief by placing an ice pack. Pregnancy: A great number of pregnant women suffer with backache. It is just due to changing of internal organization. It can be easily avoided by trying to maintain correct posture, avoiding sitting for long hours, staying active and avoiding the use of high heeled foot wear. Strict practice of all the above measures easily protects you from becoming a victim of backache.

Common Sports Injuries



  • Abrasions: Injuries that result from a fall on a hard surface that causes outer layers of skin to rub off.
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture: The exact cause of rupture of the Achilles tendon is not known. As with Achilles tendonitis, tight or weak calf muscles may contribute to the potential for a rupture.
  • Ankle Sprains : The most common of all ankle injuries, an ankle sprain occurs when there is a stretching and tearing of ligaments surrounding the ankle joint.
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament(ACL) Injuries : ACL partial or complete tears can occur when an athlete changes direction rapidly, twists without moving the feet, slows down abruptly, or misses a landing from a jump
  • Blisters : A fluid-filled sack on the surface of the skin that commonly occurs on the hands, or the feet.
  • Clavicle Fractured (Broken Shoulder) : A shoulder fracture typically refers to a total or partial break to either the clavicle (collar bone) or the neck of the humerus (arm bone). It generally is from an impact injury, such as a fall or blow to the shoulder

Tips for Strong Bones and Joints

Maintaining strong bones and joints is one of the most important ways to keep your body healthy and strong. If you don’t have strong bones and joints then this can increase your chances of developing osteoporosis or arthritis, but more immediately it can cause you a lot of pain and discomfort and make you more likely to suffer an injury such as a fracture or a sprain. These injuries can be minor depending on the circumstances or they may be major and disabling. For your own comfort, as well as an investment into your future, it is highly important to look after your bones and joints and to keep them strong. Following are some ways to do this.

Eat Lots of Calcium

The mineral calcium is highly important for keeping your bones healthy and strong and osteoporosis is often a result of a calcium deficiency. This is the most abundant mineral in the human body and it is important that you consume it in large quantities. You’ll get calcium from milk and dairy products in particular, but it can also be found in a good number of green vegetables. Look at your fingernails – if they have small specks on them then this may be a sign of low calcium.

Get Lots of Vitamin D

Vitamin D is very important when it comes to bone health as it helps your body to absorb calcium. It’s no good having lots of calcium in the body with no way to use it, so increasing your intake of vitamin D is just as important as increasing your intake of calcium.

Reduce Sugar

High quantities of sugar have been shown to be bad for us in many ways and this extends to bone health. If you have a lot of refined sugar in your food then this can cause a decrease in bone mineral density. There are many ways you can cut down on this, but generally it will involve stopping eating sweets and cakes. Avoiding sofa drinks is also particularly useful.


Protein contains amino acids which are the building blocks of life making them very important for building and maintaining bone. Studies have shown that an increase in protein can help to decrease the likelihood of fractures. Likewise dietary protein can help to build muscle which can be very useful for supporting and strengthening the bones and joints.

Get Your Essential Fatty Acids

Fats are often made out to be villainous but actually they play many important roles in our diet (including aiding protein absorption). One use of them is to help lubricate our joints and prevent things like arthritis. Either get this from your diet with oily fish or take a cod liver oil/omega 3 fatty acid supplement.

Avoid Impact

Impact is not good for your bones or your joints and particularly where it is repetitive. For instance if you have any known knee or ankle problems then you shouldn’t really consider running as the best way for you personally to stay in shape. Choose low impact activities such as bike riding or swimming and when you do have to partake in high impact sports and fitness regimes make sure to use precautions. For instance getting proper running shoes can help to absorb impact from the joints and to help improve the biomechanics of your stride (making sure you run in a way that won’t cause unnecessary damage). Running on grass can also help.

Get Your Essential Fatty Acids

Fats are often made out to be villainous but actually they play many important roles in our diet (including aiding protein absorption). One use of them is to help lubricate our joints and prevent things like arthritis. Either get this from your diet with oily fish or take a cod liver oil/omega 3 fatty acid supplement.

Maintain Muscle Balance

We’ve already mentioned that muscle is important as a way to protect joints and bone. At the same time though it important to make sure that the muscle is well balanced and proportioned. Muscle places force and tension on your joints by pulling or pushing them, and if this is not equal on either side it can cause your joints damage and result in discomfort. So balance your body out – don’t train the pecs without training the traps equally, and likewise don’t train the quadriceps if you’re not going to train the hamstrings.

Address Problems Early

If you have any problems that you notice with your joints or bones, then it is important to see a specialist as soon as possible whether they be a doctor or a physiotherapist. This is crucial as ignoring the problem can exacerbate it, or the rest of your body can try and compensate for the problem resulting in further imbalances. Even if you don’t think the discomfort is anything serious, something like a stress fracture can occur with no obvious cause or provocation so it’s always worth getting checked out.

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