The trauma and orthopedic physiotherapy is a specialized area within the physical therapy that focuses on an accurate assessment, diagnosis and treatment of muscular injuries. Muscular injuries are injuries to joints, muscles, bone, soft tissue and / or nerves. The most common diseases are treated sore neck and back, and shoulder injuries , hip and knee.
In what situations is indicated?
Some diseases treated by physiotherapy physiotherapist specializing in trauma are:
Injuries requiring surgery (preoperative and postoperative)
These injuries may require evaluation and treatment of trauma and orthopedic physiotherapy optimize and accelerate the recovery process . After evaluation, the physical therapist works with the patient to set goals and develop a plan of appropriate physiotherapy. Some of the treatments that the therapist can use are:
Prevention and health
The physiotherapist will choose the most appropriate treatment based on the initial patient assessment, scientific evidence of treatments for each pathology and clinical experience itself.
Treatment is main objectives :
Optimize the healing process of the injury
Restore normal movement
Increasing patient autonomy
The physiotherapist will consider all these objectives when developing the physiotherapy treatment plan.