The treatment process of an injury, disease or abnormality where you don’t have to undergo any surgery, take medicines and take radiations is termed as “Physical Therapy.” Medicines are the among the best aid against diseases but along with medicines other beneficial practices like physical therapy can help cure diseases from the acutest possible stage. Physical therapy helps heal most of the orthopedic conditions halfway.
Most of the orthopedic problems come up in old age. Old age brings a time or retirement along with several ailments to deal with. Most bodily actions do not have the same zing as they used to have at least fifteen years earlier. Many people feel that medicines are all they need to help relieve their ailment but the case is not so. Medicines have side effects to deal with. If Physical therapy can cure the ailment half way at least, then the ailing person will have at least half the side effects to deal with.
Benefits of home physical therapy
Helps to cure internal injury
The stretching and tightening of muscles done in physical therapy help cure certain internal injury as well if done by a trained therapist.
Helps to gain confidence
Physical therapy not only relieves pains but also helps the patient to gain confidence in oneself. Most of the time when people are in need of therapy it has been observed that the patient is mentally more affected.
Increase muscles mobility
Physical therapy helps exercising the muscles which increase the mobility of the muscles. Medicines are there for further healing, but the normal process of muscular movement is necessary for faster and better treatment of the disease. It increases blood flow to the muscles and eventually relieves the pain to an extent.
Renews mobility of the bedridden elderly
Usually, it has been found that most patients suffer from a condition of low confidence and depression. Physical therapy helps renew the gross motor skills and functional mobility of the patient. Physical therapy can be used to renew the mobility of the bedridden elderly so that they can live a few more years in sound health. An elderly member of the family is not a burden on the family.
Old age brings a feeling of hollow existence and loneliness, being bed ridden leaves them to waiting for death to arrive. Let it not be the situation. Do not give up. Physical therapy can always help them gain back their capability to move.