What is orthopedics & sports related rehabilitation?Orthopedics Rehabilitation is also known as Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation which includes following components: physical and occupational therapies, pain relief procedures, sports related rehabilitation, and specialized pediatric services. Orthopedic rehabilitation is a form of therapy that treats a wide variety of conditions affecting the musculoskeletal system. It builds strength and endurance, helps in mobility and increases range of motion. Sports related rehabilitation help sportspersons and athletes to treat pain. Progressive exercises are suggested to return the injured areas into fully functional state. The physical therapy treats acute sports injuries, strains, sprains, shoulder dislocation, foot, and ankle dysfunction and pain in the areas of elbow, wrist, hand, hip and knee.
How it helps?Sports related rehabilitation is a multi-disciplinary approach. It helps in prevention, evaluation and treatment of injuries. The first step towards any disease, pain or injury is proper diagnosis from a certified physician, doctor or specialist. It takes time as it is a multi-stage process. After the diagnosis then comes little exercises and therapeutic techniques. After some progress, balancing and joint positioning is done, till the time swelling is gone and pain is eliminated. A few activities are as following which may be included in your therapy:
- Specific exercises and training
- Bracing and taping
- Manual Therapy
- Muscle reconditioning
- Proprioceptive training