The main aim of physiotherapy is to help the injured or disabled person regain the ability to do everyday tasks by improving his physical function. Physiotherapy can help restore strength and co-ordination to the patient and can help restore the normal mobility of the limbs. As a result of this therapy the patient can be able to go back to daily activities more efficiently and can regain self-esteem and confidence which are very important for his psychological as well as physical well being.
Physiotherapy helps patients to regain strength, co-ordination, and endurance after an injury or illness. When a physical barrier is developed between the brain and the rest of the body due to disease, physiotherapy can help to remove this barrier and restore the proper communication between the brain and the rest of the body. If left untreated, severe injuries or disabilities could lead to permanent paralysis. Physiotherapy can help to make the recovery faster by increasing the flow of blood and oxygen to the injured area and reducing inflammation.
Even though physiotherapy is a form of treatment for many different diseases, it mainly focuses on manual resistance and movement. It is often used to help improve movement in the arms, legs, hands, feet, and face but it has also been successful in treating different neurological conditions such as multiple sclerosis, strokes, cerebral palsy, and traumatic brain injury. Therefore, even if you have a physical limitation, it is always better to see a physiotherapist to help improve your health and well-being.