Kinesitherapy and the characteristics of this procedure
One of the most common procedures used in medical rehabilitation is physiotherapy. When we talk about physiotherapy, we mean that therapy defined by movement or medical gymnastics. It is an effective procedure for the treatment of orthopedic and neuromotor disorders, for trauma, for patients who have undergone surgery, and for various cases with chronic problems.
The physiotherapy procedures must be initiated following the indications of specialist physicians (orthopedists, rheumatologists, neurologists) etc. and must be continued under the strict guidance and supervision of the rehabilitation physician. Kinesitherapy has two major objectives: joint mobility and muscle toning.
Joint mobility is very important for the resumption of all categories of movements. Muscle toning involves a better stability of the targeted joints because maintaining strength in the muscles can lead to the disappearance of pain and prevent future injuries.
Conditions when physiotherapy (kinesitherapy) is recommended
For each disease, a specific protocol of rehabilitation through physiokinesitherapy is recommended. This protocol is well defined by the medical rehabilitation specialist. There are certain surgical conditions or orthopedic treatments where the recovery protocol is frequently used.
These include rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament, rupture of the posterior cruciate ligament, meniscus rupture and suture, Achilles tendon rupture, collateral ligament injuries, lower or upper limb fractures, lumbar disc, disc herniation, scoliosis or rupture of the biceps brachialis muscle.
At the same time, physiotherapy procedures are also very useful in remedying disability and promoting mobility. Excellent motor function and the quality of life is also sustained. Kinesitherapy treatment is recommended to relieve or treat symptoms in disorders such as:
- Metabolic disorders such as obesity
- Muscle problems
- Respiratory diseases
- Orthopedic-traumatic disorders
- Rheumatologic disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis, coxarthrosis or gonarthrosis
- Cardiovascular diseases in the category of varicose diseases or ischemic heart disease
- Neurological conditions such as stroke, traumatic brain injury, paralysis, Parkinson’s disease or spinal cord injury
- Congenital diseases such as congenital hip dislocation, tetraplegia or neuromuscular dystrophy.