are the different Physical Therapy Methods ?
Ultrasound Physical Therapy:
In this method, a special instrument is
which gives out high frequency sound waves. The instrument is focused
problem area, and the high frequency sound waves penetrate that area
soothes it and gives relief. It also induces relaxation.
different Physical Therapy
Therapy: This is basically massage. The Physical
would use their hands and manually massage the patient's affected
soothe, relax and bring about blood circulation, which would help in
alleviating the pain or ailment. Massage involves rubbing or pressing
affected area with both palms, of the hands. Massage is an important
Physical Therapy, and is like a passive exercise, where a patient who
to exercise, could have massage administered to them, to help them
control pain, or injury, and in some cases also help in rehabilitating
Therapy: In Physical Therapy, exercises
play a very
important role. They basically stimulate, the affected body part, and
bring it back to normal. Continued exercise, helps to
patient. Exercises involve stretches, bends and lifts. They also
using a equipment like, a stationary cycle for exercising the
or a treadmill,
or parallel bars for improving the condition of hands, or a
for exercising the muscles and nerves in the knee, calves and foot.
lifting and walking are also used in Physical Therapy. In fact walking
very important part, for those who are able to ambulate.
Heat and Cold
packs Physical Therapy: Heat packs are special packs
heat, and cold packs are packs with Ice in it. In
this method of Physical Therapy, Heat and
Cold packs are administered, to the affected area of the body, to bring
relief. They also increase the blood circulation to the area, and
This sort of physical therapy is mainly used to treat pain.
Physical Therapy: In this method, special kinds
of baths are
used with hot or cold water. A special kind of bath is a whirlpool
water acts as a massage, and soothes the area or the body, and relaxes
blood circulation to the affected part increases, when this therapy is
Electrotherapy Physical Therapy:
In this method, electricity is
using a special instrument. The conduction of electricity through the
part, brings about soothing and causes increased blood flow to it.