What is Geriatric Rehab?
Covers a wide area of problems concerning the elderly. There are many conditions that affect people as they grow old. which includes: •
- Hip replacement
- Knee replacement
- Balance disorder
- Alzheimer’s disease
Whom does this help?
Physiotherapist plays important role in enabling older people to use a number of body-systems to enhance mobility and independence. Sadly in some situations, neither improvement nor even maintenance of functional mobility can be achieved. In those cases, physiotherapists can make a difference by helping older people to be comfortable and pain-free.
Physiotherapist have worked to understand the problem of aging.
Problems in aging include:
- One category of problem is the patient simply does not use their limbs or doesn’t exercise and this problem can be addressed by conditioning through a range of motion and other exercises.
- Another category geriatric physiotherapy deals with cardiovascular diseases, like heart disease and stroke, and can be addressed by exercise, aqua therapy, electrical stimulation, and many more can be used.
- The third category is a skeletal problem such as osteoporosis and osteoarthritis. This problem requires special attention as osteoporosis makes the patient frailer, and osteoarthritis is very painful.
A geriatric physiotherapist is responsible for preventing many falls because they work with balance and gait. geriatric physiotherapy is a proven means for older adults to improve mobility and balance, built strength, boost confidence in their physical abilities, and remain active over years.
Those who have difficulty coming to our center, for them we provide home care Physiotherapy treatment. Our expert Physiotherapist who visit patients home and provide physiotherapy treatment at home