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Examines in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Physiotherapy-In the Modern Times-The Need vs Necessity

  • Open or Close Kanu Kaushik1 and Kishore Kumar R2*

    1 Senior Paediatric Physiotherpaist & PediaSuit Therapist, Cloudnine Hospital, India

    2 Senior Consultant Neonatologist & Paediatrician, Cloudnine Hospitals, India

    *Corresponding author: Kishore Kumar R, Senior Consultant Neonatologist & Paediatrician, Cloudnine Hospitals, Bangalore & Adjunct Professor in Neonatology & Paediatrics, Notre Dame University, Perth, Australia, 1533, 3rd Block Jayanagar, 9th Main, Bangalore - 560011, India

Submission: February 21, 2018 ; Published: April 17, 2018

DOI: 10.31031/EPMR.2018.01.000519

ISSN: 2637-7934
Volume1 Issue4


Physiotherapy (fɪzɪə(ʊ)ˈθɛrəpi) is a noun used to describe traditionally the treatment of disease, injury, or deformity by physical methods such as massage, heat treatment, and exercise rather than by drugs or surgery. In the Cambridge Medical Dictionary, it is described as the treatment of muscle stiffness, pain, and injury by rubbing and moving the sore parts. Physiotherapy is also known as Physical therapy and is one of the allied health professions, is now an emerging and a dynamic profession which is more focused on evidence based studies andby using mechanical force and movements [Bio-mechanics or Kinesiology], Manual therapy, exercise therapy, and electrotherapy, remediates impairments and promotes mobility and function [1-3]. Its extensive clinical application in various health care systems and it helps in preserving, maintaining and promoting optimal physical function of a person.

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