Physical therapy, also termed as ‘physiotherapy’, is a sub-branch of medicine that utilises evidence-based exercise prescriptions, joint mobilisation, kinesiology, electrotherapy, shockwave modality and health education to treat conditions such as acute pain, stiffness, gait disorders and other physical impairments caused in our musculoskeletal structure. A Physiotherapist prescribes a distinct set of therapeutic programs that are best suited for every individual body parts. The primary goal of physical therapy is to reduce pain and maximise the mobility and functionality of the targeted body part after an injury or surgery.
Our spine specialist always works in close conjuction with physiotherapists and focus on treating not only the symptoms but also the cause of those symptoms. Which is why, the body parts are first assessed for weakness, stress and stiffness after which, a specific set of exercises are assigned. Such physical therapy programs are commonly used to treat back and spine problems in patients of all ages. The most common back and spine conditions treated by our back pain specialist in Mumbai, using physical therapy are:
- Acute & chronic back pain
- Herniated disc
- Neck pain
- Radiculopathy (pinched nerves)
Apart from these general problems, our spine specialist also provides customised physical therapy programs for chronic conditions such as:
- Rheumatic disorders
- Sprains and strains,
- Sports injuries
- Severe shoulder, hip or knee injuries
Our spine specialist works closely with every patient to create a personalised therapy program that will enable the best possible outcome. For optimal rehabilitation and back pain treatment in Mumbai, we follow a hands-on approach while assessment and treatment sessions using exercises that can enhance your movement, strength, coordination and balance altogether.
All physical therapy programs are outpatient treatments where our patients start to experience the relieve right after the first few sessions. Our spine specialist provides comprehensive care and personalised therapy programs for effective back pain treatment in Mumbai.
Apart from all therapy programs, our spine specialist also guides you with certain gait modifications, sitting style modifications, and general exercise regimes that will help you avoid any surgery and gradually gain your confidence in performing routines activities.