This list of questions are frequently asked to a physiotherapy clinic or to a physiotherapy Doctors and are primarily related to the ‘Dr .K.B SPARC’ site, though some general physical therapy questions are included as well. The questions are compiled from those that have been sent through the email to us. If you have a question that doesn’t appear in the list, please feel free to contact us.
Physiotherapy is a system of modern medicine science which includes comprehensive examination, diagnosis, interpretation, planning & execution of treatment planning with preventive, collective, alleviating, ergonomic & dysfunction limiting advice and instructions to any persons preparatory to or for the purpose of or in connection with movement dysfunction, bodily malfunction, physical disorder, disability, healing and pain from acute or & chronic trauma and diseases, physical and mental conditions, promoting physical fitness and facilitating other musculoskeletal, medical and psychometric disorders by using physical agents including exercise, mobilization, manipulation.
Physiotherapists not only helps people affected by injury, illness or disability through movement and exercise, manual therapy, education and advice but also are also specialised in giving ergonomic advices & encouraging development and facilitate recovery, enabling people to stay in work while helping them to remain independent for as long as possible. They maintain health for people of all ages, helping patients to manage pain and prevent disease.
Physiotherapy helps with most of the disorders. Common conditions that are seen by a physiotherapist are musculoskeletal pain deconditioning and degenerative disorders, Neurological (stroke, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s), Neuromusculoskeletal (back pain, whiplash associated disorder, sports injuries, arthritis), Developmental disorders ( Autism Cerebral palsy, Neural tube defects, Hydrocephalus, Progressive neuromuscular disorders, Motor dysfunction, Learning difficulties, Rheumatology, Weight management, Developmental coordination disorder, Mental health disorders, Congenital syndromes), Cardiovascular (chronic heart disease, rehabilitation after heart attack)5, Respiratory (asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, cystic fibrosis), sudden injury to other long-term medical condition such as diabetes, hypertension and in preparing for childbirth or a sporting event.
Indian Association of Physiotherapy has give its General guidelines to practice Physiotherapy in India that says physiotherapists shall provide honest quality care, competent and accountable professional consultancy, therapeutic and otherwise, as 1st contact practitioner to any person who may seek or may be in need of the same and shall administer only such treatment that is in the interest of the patient with the responsibility for the exercise of sound judgment with diligence. The physiotherapists shall respect the dignity and basic rights of the patients and professional colleagues. The physiotherapists shall maintain secrecy of the patient’s disease and shall not divulge the same to any other individual except to professional colleagues during scientific case discussions/meetings and shall comply with the laws governing the patient’s rights and cause. The physiotherapists shall constantly strive to keep himself/herself abreast of the recent and latest scientific developments related to physiotherapy and add to the knowledge fund & shall not indulge in or associate with any activity that goes against the dignity, honour and development of the profession. The physiotherapists shall contribute to the planning and development of professional services which address the health needs of the community.
For the initial assessment and subsequent visits, the patient should wear attire they feel comfortable in. Depending on the area of injury, such as the knee, the patient can wear something suitable to expose the treatment area. At the first visit no medical tests are required but if done earlier can bring the same for pre-treatment history & record purpose.
Patients can expect the initial assessment as well as subsequent visits (treatment) to last 60 to 120 minutes. The therapy sessions will be exclusively depend on individual’s condition and the duration of chronicity as personalized patient care is what sets SPARC apart.
Every client will generally obtain a customized rehabilitation program created by a registered physiotherapist. This can include manual therapy, physical and electrical modalities, corrective taping, advanced Aqua therapy, Laser and PEMF therapy & strength-conditioning exercise programs. We believe in just not treating the condition, we take a step forward in making an individual live a pain free healthy fit life.
1000 for first session and 750 for the subsequent sessions. Special packages are also available with good discount rates.
Monthly Package : INR 22500
3 Months Package : INR 67500
6 Months Package : INR 1,35000
All physiotherapist at Dr .K.B SPARC are highly qualified and have pursued their bachelors & Master’s degree in different collages recognized by Indian Association of Physiotherapy and have more than one certified courses in manual therapies and other physiotherapy related advanced treatments.
Changing room and washroom are combined and are available with hot- cold water facilities & toilet.
As the first contact practitioners, a doctor’s referral is not necessary to see a physiotherapist. Physiotherapy doctors, and other health professionals will often work as part of a team to plan & manage treatment for a specific condition and if needed can suggest for further specialist consultancy by prioritizing the accurate & recent diagnosis and treatment within the reach of an individual. Physiotherapists work with clients of all ages managing wide range of health conditions from pain management of acute sprain or strain to rehabilitation of chronic conditions in Medical, Cancer, Orthopaedic, respiratory and cardiac disorders. Physiotherapy plays a very important role in rehabilitation of injury and the effects of disease or disability. They also provides education and advice for health promotion, disease and injury prevention along with Ergonomic advice at working place.
Aquatic therapy is physical therapy that takes place in a pool or other aquatic environment under the supervision of a qualified healthcare professional. Aquatic therapy is also known as water therapy, aquatic rehabilitation, aqua therapy, pool therapy, therapeutic aquatic exercise or hydrotherapy. Compared to other forms of physical therapy, aquatic therapy results in a higher client compliance rate and less pain throughout the recovery process. Opportunities to significantly minimize the pain a client experiences should be taken seriously because with less pain, a client can enjoy a higher quality of life.
Yes. Swim-suits are required. Having a pre-post shower is a must.
There is no chance of drowning in the pool during the aqua therapy sessions as at least one therapist is with the client as we believe in one 2 one sessions. The height of the pool is also 4 feet length * breath is 2.5 & length is 3.5m, in case of any such case necessary emergency treatment is also provided by the team.
– Back Pain
– Spinal injuries
– Head Trauma
– Any orthopedic condition with pain as well as limited movement
There is no chance of getting infections in the aqua therapy as the pool is prefixed with a filter. Cleaning takes place every single day and not a single infection or any issue related water, chlorine is brought to noticed till date.
We believe every client is unique and so his condition and hence all the client here at Dr. K.B. SPARC are treated individually. Individual based programmes giving priority for treatment & giving target goals so that treatment as a whole works entirely for physical fitness taking strength conditioning in play.
Depends case 2 case (Severity of the condition )
Depends case 2 case (Severity of the condition )
Depends case 2 case (Severity of the condition )
There is no such side effects as such in electrical modalities in physiotherapy. But clear sensory assessment should be done before the electrical modalities so that intensity should be well appreciated by the client and no burns take place due to high intensity. Mobile phones should not be used during treatments which may lead to burns. Proper & rightful history should be given.
If mobiles are use during the electrical modality sessions that may interfere with the current voltage & may lead to voltage fluctuation during the session so it’s better to keep the mobiles and electro conductive instruments apart during the electro modality treatment session.
Requires no recovery time
Requires no medication
Minimal side effects
Reduces the need for surgery
Highly effective with more than 90% efficiency
Cost-effective for both patient and provider
Great alternative to analgesics and other medications, which can cause unwanted side effects
Pacemaker, pregnancy, epileptic seizures, thyroid Gland, Cancer & children. To avoid any injury to eyes it is mandatory to use of safety glasses worn by both the patient and therapist .
Yes. The therapeutic benefits of LASER light in the treatment of wounds have been reported since the 1960s.
Firstly it depends on the level of disc prolapsed, grade one can be placed to near normal by strength-conditioning the nearby structures. By physiotherapy your disc may not be place 100% but surely will reduce pain and will prevent further injury to the disc & giving you a independent pain free life.
YES, 60 to 80 % of the disc in grade 1 & 2 prolapse can be place in proper alignment with the advanced manual therapies. The aim of physiotherapy will be to strengthen the surrounding muscles so to keep the disc in place & no further injury to the disk takes place by various pain reliving modalities & strength-conditioning thus giving you a pain free life.
YES, after ligament and Tendon Injury physiotherapy plays an important role in rehabilitation of the same. Treatment goal is to strengthen the surrounding structures with facilitating healing process of injured ligament and tendon so to do all the activities like walking, running and playing sports normally.
Infrared wavelength is felt as gentle heat, it penetrate deep into your tissues and improve blood circulation, hydration and oxygenation in the applied area. This increases oxygenated blood flow to the area & brings pain relieving and healing components which speeds up recovery from any injury in your tissues or skin.
No. As infra-Red is a superficial heating modality and do not come in contact with body there is no changes of getting burns due to the session. still sensory examination before application of the modality is mandatory as extreme heating may cause burn.
It may cause burns in cases of sensory dysfunction and hence proper history and assessment should be taken before the treatment session. Before every session it is important to test the electrical modality that is used for any current leakage.
Yes. In early cases physiotherapy can treat facial palsy purely.
Exercise for 25 to 30 minutes every other day in the afternoon by walking, engaging in low-impact aerobics, and riding a stationary bicycle have shown reduce of time to sleep by half, and sleep time increased by almost one hour. PEMF therapy has shown positive results with better sleep.
Recent studies have shown that physiotherapy can help in reducing Migraine. The device pulses of electromagnetic (PEMF) energy utilizes magnetic-field to the occiput of the brain to help lessen the symptoms from a migraine headache.
No sedation is required, as PEMFT quickly relaxes and reduces the pain during the treatment.
Physiotherapy has evolved from simple massage to a complex assortment of therapies – now, it has multiple and specialized applications. Making a career in Physiotherapy is a wise decision as the scope it covers is widening up and expected to offer numerous job options.