The role of physical therapists in wound management

The role of physical therapists in wound management

Physiotherapy for wound healing Price principle P = Protection, using equipment R = Rest I = Ice C= Compression by using an elastic bandage E= Elevation Use TENSE to reduce pain Principle of management -To maintain normal alignment of a tissue / muscle / body part (positioning) -To ensure proper circulation by encouraging active range of motion, isometric contraction, and … Read more

De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis Causes and Treatment

de quervain’s tenosynovitis treatment

Inflammation of the tendon of the lateral side of the wrist joint- Abductor pollicis longus Extensor pollicis brevis is the main cause of this disease condition. Symptoms of De Quervain’s tenosynovitis   A hand gripping with the opposition of the thumb is severely painful.  The ulnar deviation cannot perform for pain.  All of the movement of … Read more

Cerebral Palsy: Causes, Types, and Physiotherapy Treatments

In cerebral palsy (Cerebrum means brain, Palsy means paralysis) Cerebral palsy is a neurological disease of the brain that occurs due to any trauma, disease, or disorder. Cerebral palsy is a brain developmental disease of children that affects movement. Types of cerebral palsy 1. Spastic cerebral palsy   2. Ataxic cerebral palsy   3. Athetoid cerebral palsy  … Read more

Erb’s palsy

Erb’s palsy

Erb’s Palsy problem list: Decrease sensation Decrease muscle power Decrease/ poor active range of motion Poor functional actress Minimize/ reduce deformity Alignment of the limb in Erb’s Palsy Shoulder adduction Medial rotation Wrist flexion……….. Treatment of Erb’s Palsy Positioning Precaution in movement Splint for adult patient Family education Other treatments 1. De quervain’s tenosynovitis physiotherapy treatment … Read more

Frozen Shoulder (Adhesive Capsulitis): Signs, Diagnosis, Treatment

physiotherapy for frozen shoulder

Frozen shoulder is a shoulder joint disability characterized by the painful status of joints with a decreased range of motion. It is a self-limiting disease. But physiotherapy for frozen shoulder is very important for these types of patients. If anyone doesn’t get proper treatment, sometimes it will be late to get rid of this condition. The … Read more

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