Orthopedic Rehabilitation

Orthopedic Rehabilitation 2018-06-20T08:12:23+00:00

Best Orthopedic Rehabilitation Center in Bangalore

A branch of medicine concerned with the correction or prevention of deformities, disorders, or injuries of the skeleton and associated structures. CAPAAR has the Best Orthopedic Rehabilitation Center in Bangalore, Hulimavu. Our experienced physiotherapists treat a variety of musculoskeletal conditions affecting the:

  • Arthritis
  • Neck Pain
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Spondylitis
  • Slipped Disc
  • Muscle Sprain
  • Tendinitis
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Repetitive Sprain Injury (RSI)

Arthritis is a joint disorder featuring inflammation. A joint is an area of the body where two bones meet. A joint functions to allow movement of the body parts it connects. Arthritis literally means inflammation of one or more joints. Arthritis is frequently accompanied by joint pain. Joint pain is referred to as arthralgia.

Physiotherapy for elderly people with arthritis

There are over a hundred different types of arthritis. The most common type of arthritis that affects the elderly is osteoarthritis (OA). This is caused by degeneration of the cartilage by wear and tear. Physiotherapy to strengthen the muscles surrounding the joint affected by arthritis can significantly reduce pain and improve function.

Physiotherapy for arthritis

Best Orthopedic Rehabilitation Center in Bangalore, Hulimavu. Our physiotherapist at CAPAAR will carry out a detailed subjective and objective assessment in order to identify the type and nature of your symptoms, your functional problems and help you set realistic, achievable goals. A treatment plan for an individual with arthritis may include:

  • Strengthening exercises to build up the muscles around the joint affected
  • Stretches to maintain range of movement at the joint
  • Home exercise program
  • Hot/cold therapy
  • Wax bath therapy
  • Ultrasound therapy
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Application of splints/braces
  • Provision of walking aid and mobility practice
  • Provision of equipment to enable easier functional activities
  • Joint protection advice
  • Lifestyle advice

It is essential that your pain is controlled in order to effectively carry out exercises to strengthen the muscles that surround the joint. The benefits of physiotherapy include:

  • Decreased pain
  • Decreased joint stiffness
  • Increased range of movement
  • Increased muscle strength
  • Increased mobility
  • Increased ability to complete functional tasks
  • Increased awareness of how to manage symptoms of arthritis
  • Home exercise program for long-term management

We have the Best Orthopedic Rehabilitation Center in Bangalore, Hulimavu. Our doctors at  CAPAAR will understand that arthritis can have a huge impact on your quality of life and we recognize that you will need extra support and advice. Physiotherapy minimizes the effects of arthritis and makes a substantial improvement to your overall well-being.

  • No waiting list
  • Treatment at home or in a clinic
  • Individually tailored exercise programs
  • Motivated, friendly therapists
  • Liaison with your doctor and family
  • Treatment at any stage of your condition
  • Provision of useful equipment/adaptations
  • Access to specialist gymnasium
  • Access to hydrotherapy
  • Access to occupational therapy
Best Orthopedic Rehabilitation Center in Bangalore, Hulimavu. Neck pain is a general term describing the sensation felt when structures in the neck are irritated or damaged. These include:
  • Acute nerve root pain
  • Apophyseal wry neck
  • Discogenic wry neck
  • Whiplash

Physiotherapy can successfully treat symptoms of neck pain.

Physiotherapy treatment for neck pain

Physiotherapy is very important in the treatment of neck pain. Your physiotherapist can diagnose your problem and determine its severity, enabling them to determine an appropriate treatment plan. This may initially involve techniques to reduce your pain. CAPAAR is the Best Orthopedic Rehabilitation Center in Bangalore, Hulimavu and will usually provide you with a series of stretching and strengthening exercises designed to return you back to full activity and to reduce the chances of your neck pain re-occurring. Other treatment includes:

  • Proprioceptive Exercise
  • Postural Realignment
  • Acupuncture
  • Massage

CAPAAR has the Best Orthopedic Rehabilitation Center in Bangalore, Hulimavu. Low back pain is a term describing a sensation of pain that arises from a number of structures in the lower back. Physiotherapy is an effective way of treating low back pain.

What are the symptoms of lower back pain?

Low back pain can cause a dull or strong ache in your lower back, which is made worse by movement. The pain can be in the middle of the back, to one side or on both sides of the spine. It can also radiate down into the buttock, back of the thigh, calf, ankle and foot. Other symptoms include:

  • reduced range of movement
  • swelling/inflammation
  • stiffness
  • weakness
  • numbness
  • spasm
  • tingling / pins and needles
Physiotherapy treatment for lower back pain

The assistance of a physiotherapist is very important in the treatment of low back pain. Initially, your physiotherapist can diagnose your problem and determine its severity. Occasionally this can require referral for imaging techniques such as an X-ray, CT scan or MRI scan. Following the initial assessment your physiotherapist will determine a treatment plan specifically for you. Treatment may include:

  • Hydrotherapy
  • Manipulation / Mobilization
  • Exercise Programmes
  • Massage
  • Core Stability Exercises

CAPAAR has expertise as the Best Orthopedic Rehabilitation Center in Bangalore, Hulimavu. Thoracic spondylosis is a form of osteoarthritis in the thoracic spine (upper back). Physiotherapy is an effective treatment for thoracic spondylosis.

Physiotherapy for thoracic spondylosis

There are a number of physiotherapy treatments that your physiotherapist can offer you to treat thoracic spondylosis. You may receive cryotherapy (ice) or heat to reduce any pain that you have and will be given a series of exercises to improve the range of movement at the thoracic spine. Your home exercise programme will also include specific exercises to strengthen the area which will help minimize your symptoms. Massage and postural advice can be offered to manage your condition.

Other physiotherapy options can include:

  • Hydrotherapy
  • Taping
  • Postural Realignment
  • Soft Tissue Treatment
What is a slipped disc?

A ‘slipped disc’ is a term often used for a type of back pain. The actual medical term is a herniated disc and this occurs when a disc in the upper back compresses a nerve causing pain. The vertebrae in the spine have discs of tissue that sit between them. Nerves run down the spine in close proximity to the discs so when a disc becomes damaged it compresses on the nerves, causing pain. The upper back is the least common location of a slipped disc.

Physiotherapy for a slipped disc

Physiotherapy is very beneficial for a ‘slipped disc’ and can relieve symptoms. At CAPAAR.com our physiotherapists will assess and treat you as an individual. Treatment may include

  • Heat therapy
  • Electrotherapy
  • Mobilizations
  • Range of movement exercises
  • Postural advice and exercises
  • Strengthening exercises
  • Stretching exercises
What is muscular spasm in the upper back?

Muscle spasm is involuntary contraction of a muscle and this commonly occurs in large muscle groups including those in the upper back. Physiotherapy is an excellent treatment of muscular spasm in the lower back.

What are the symptoms of muscular spasm in the upper back?

You will experience pain and cramp or stiffness in the affected muscle. This is often in the upper back area and may extend to the neck and shoulders. Redness and swelling may be visible and you could find it difficult to move the area without significant pain and discomfort. You may find it difficult to get comfortable especially when lying down and at night which may disrupt your sleep. Additional symptoms include:

  • reduced range of movement
  • weakness
  • deformity
  • cramps
Physiotherapy for muscular spasm in the upper back

You will be shown effective range of movement and strengthening exercises and hydrotherapy may be used with your exercise programme. Electrotherapy techniques such as ultrasound and Megapulse can be used to reduce pain and facilitate the healing process of the affected muscle. Massage will be used to reduce the spasm and help restore normal movement.

Other physiotherapy options include:

  • Soft Tissue Treatment
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Manipulation / Mobilisation
What is a frozen shoulder?

The term frozen shoulder (or adhesive capsulitis) refers to inflammation and scarring of the ligamentous capsule of the shoulder joint. Physiotherapy can successfully minimize the symptoms of a frozen shoulder.

Physiotherapy for a frozen shoulder

If the diagnosis of frozen shoulder is made, the physiotherapists at Physio.co.uk will be able to provide you with an appropriate treatment programme. This will most commonly be aimed at reducing your pain and improving your shoulder range of movement. It may involve the use of anti-inflammatory medications, electrotherapy treatment, and stretching, strengthening and range of movement exercises. Occasionally, if these measures do not provide relief, referral for an injection into the shoulder joint may be appropriate. Other physiotherapy options include:

  • Postural Realignment
  • Ergonomic Assessment
  • Acupuncture
  • Taping
  • Soft Tissue Treatment