Orthopedic Physiotherapy

Illinois Poly Clinic

Orthopaedic Physiotherapy is the oldest branch of physiotherapy and is oriented towards the treatment of Musculo – Skeletal ailments. It involves regaining appropriate health and function of structures surrounding the Joint regions and normalizing the Biomechanics following any injury or Orthopaedic disease. The rehabilitation of Orthopaedically disabled individuals is also a major area of function.

The role of a Orthopaedic Physiotherapy specialist are:

  • Impaired posture
  • Impaired Muscle function
  • Impaired Joint Mobility
  • Motor function
  • Muscle performance
  • Range of motion associated with connective tissue dysfunctions
  • Localized inflammation, such as in Muscle Pain, Strain, and Muscle Tear
  • Primary prevention /Risk reduction
  • For skeletal demineralization including:
    • Muscle Stiffness
    • Joint stiffness
    • Fractures
    • Ligament strain, sprain, tear
    • Inability to walk
    • Inflammation of tendons and bursa
    • Joint pain , poor posture
    • Joint inflammation in case of osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis