By Dr. Vishwas Virmani, Physiotherapy
Physical therapy is frequently one of the best decisions you can make when you have long haul pain (additionally called chronic pain) or an injury. It can make you more grounded and help you move and feel better. Request that your doctor prescribe a physical therapist. You’ll most likely need a progression of visits and you ought to practice a portion of exercises at home for better results. Physical therapists have a great deal of training. Still, it’s a smart thought to get some information about their experience in working with individuals who’ve had conditions like yours. You can likewise ask them what number of sessions you’ll require.
How Does Physical Therapy Treat Pain?
Physical therapists are specialists in treating pain as well as its source. Yours will search for territories of stiffness or shortcoming that might add stress to the spots that hurt. Also, they will treat those ranges with specific exercises to decrease pain and help you move better.
In a Physical therapy session, you may accomplish more than one of these things:
- Strengthening Exercises: You may utilize machines at your physical therapist’s office, resistance groups, or your own body weight (think squats, lunges and push-ups). You may chip away at your center muscles (glutes, belly, and back), and also different parts of your body.
- Low-intensity Aerobic Training: These workouts will rev up your heart rate and still relax on your joints. For example, you may walk quickly or utilize a stationary bicycle to warm up, rather than running, before you do your reinforcing exercises.
- Pain Relief Exercises: These moves target territories where you have pain, so you’re more grounded and more adaptable – which ought to make it less demanding to carry on with your life.
- Stretching: This will be delicate, and your therapist will ensure that you’re warmed up and you don’t extend too far.
Whether utilized alone or as a part of mixture with different treatments, active recuperation and exercise are fundamental to diminish and manage your pain. Your physical therapist may endorse exercises to do at home.