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GERIATRIC

Physiotherapy for geriatric population emphasizes upon optimizing the functions of aging adult.  With age, one’s body experiences wear and tear, and in the process it may sometimes lead to disability and pain, thereby limiting the activities. Geriatric physical therapy stands as an effective mode of improvement in mobility, strength and balance. It helps the aging individuals in building confidence and staying active. 

Physical therapy treatment is carried out as per patient’s specific goals, and the individual treatment programs at different ages have proven to restore mobility, increase strength, reduce pain and improve fitness levels.

There are different geriatric conditions that can be treated with physiotherapy -

  • Osteopenia & Osteoporosis
  • Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Fall Risk & Gait Training
  • Overweight & Obesity
  • Geriatric Speech Therapy

  • Cancer-related Complications

  • Osteoarthritis & Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Generalized Weakness & Loss of Function 
  • Joint Replacement & Other Orthopedic Surgeries

  • Neurologic Disorders; Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s, Stroke, Vestibular & Balance disorders

We design a physical therapy program specific to patient’s needs and goals, including required exercises for swallowing and breathing, and tactics to help with memory and attention.

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