As a core element of physiotherapy is a therapeutic treatment based on application of exercise principles adapted to restore normal function, enhance mobility, strength and endurance targeting functional limitations or prevent impairments and maintain well-being.
Application of water for the treatment and pain relief of physical or physiological dysfunction. It works by using the specific properties of water (buoyancy, increased resistance and hydrostatic pressure) to aid in rehabilitation by implementing customized exercise program.
Consist of local or general application of heat/cold to influence the temperature of targeted region having the purpose to induce biological responses (reduce inflammation, pain relief and reducing of muscle spasm and stiffness)
- By using a well directed assessment, planning and intervention methods, OT helps with developing, recovering or maintaining ones functional status within his/her meaningful activities and/or occupations.
Treating speech and communication disorders throughout specific exercise programs to strengthen the muscles used in speech, drills to help with clarity, also imitating sounds to help with articulation.
By verbal instruction one on one or together with the family and by demonstration using videos, photos and targeted activity that aims to teach patient and family members about proper body postures and mechanics .