Physical therapy

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Physical therapy

Physical therapy (PT)

Physical therapy (PT), also known as physiotherapy, is one of the allied health professions that, by using evidence-based kinesiology, electrotherapy, shockwave modality, exercise prescription, joint mobilization and health education, treats conditions such as chronic or acute pain, soft tissue injuries, cartilage damage, arthritis, gait disorders and physical impairments typically of musculoskeletal, cardiopulmonary, neurological and endocrinological origins. Physical therapy is used to improve a patient’s physical functions through physical examination, diagnosis, prognosis, physical intervention, rehabilitation and patient education. It is practiced by physical therapists (known as physiotherapists in many countries).

The Department of Physiotherapy is one of the best physiotherapy centers in the country, by having the highly trained and experienced manpower in the morning and afternoon shifts and prepared for physiotherapy services. Its equipped with modern devices for electrotherapy, locotherapy, cryotherapy, laser, biofeedback and isokinetics. The approach of this center is to apply the science of day based on scientific evidence and new technologies, which is why the specialists working at this center are continuously learning new therapeutic methods. One of the most valuable features of the physiotherapy department is paying attention to mental health of patients and trying to maintain their satisfaction.


Procedures of the section:

In addition to providing outpatient services, this section also provides specialized patients in different parts of the hospital. These services include physiotherapy and rehabilitation counseling, respiratory physiotherapy and body physiotherapy with the aim of preventing complications of surgery and admission, preventing lung infection, Increasing the capacity and improving the respiratory function, preventing movement constraints and improving the range of joints. The rehabilitation unit in the physiotherapy department is also ready to provide technical services including orthoses and medical shoes to orthopedic, hemiplegic, paraplegic and CP patients.


What is the physiotherapy?

Physiotherapy is an effective therapeutic therapy with the least side effects in the field of health associated with motor disorders and pain through evaluation, diagnosis, treatment and prevention by a physiotherapist with the main objective of improving the quality of life of individuals.

Physiotherapists work through physical and mechanical factors, the application of specific techniques and therapeutic exercises, and with full knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of the muscles, joints and nerves, kinematics and electrotherapy for the treatment of diseases and nervous, muscular and skeletal disorders (neuromasculosis).


The most important physicochemical, physical, therapeutic and therapeutic methods of physiotherapists are:

UV (ultra violet)

Heat (infrared)


Low frequency electric currents (such as Tens, Faraday and Interfaces)

Electromagnetic factors

Laser and diatribe




Exclusive devices of movements


Therapeutic exercises

Specialized athlete training

Respiratory physiotherapy

Respiratory physiotherapy is a set of procedures that help to clean airways and increase respiratory function in relation to respiratory illnesses.


Diseases requiring respiratory physiotherapy include:

Almost all patients who are naturally unable to discharge lung secretions, such as chest surgery, weakness in the muscles of the respiratory system, respiratory diseases such as pneumonia or pneumonia, pulmonary embolism, lung abscess, bronchiectasis, atelectasis, chronic bronchitis, emphysema and asthma .

Respiratory physiotherapy plays a key role in patients who are in ICU, to reduce hospital stay.

Also, for all chest surgery, lung physiotherapy is recommended before and after surgery.

The goals of respiratory physiotherapy are:

Improve respiratory ventilation

Increased respiratory muscle performance

Improvement of endurance in public activities

Prevent the accumulation of pulmonary secretions

Improve Coughing

Increased chest mobility

Correct the breathing pattern

Prevention of atelectasis

Modifying or preventing changes in status

Patient and family education

Training in this hospital is done in the following ways:

Written Training: Distribution of educational brochures that can be presented at the clinics and all parts of the hospital.

TV shows: educational programs that run through the internal TV network.

Oral Training: Provides oral education to the patient and, if necessary, with the patient, provided by the physiotherapist with care at the time of admission, during treatment, and after discharge, to outpatients and adolescents.

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