Physical therapy is a big section of clinical medicine, in which different physical factors are used for the treatment and rehabilitation of patients. Physiotherapy methods are considered the most safe and are used both independently and in combination with other treatment modalities. These procedures have found wide application in the treatment of osteoarthritis and restore the health of patients. Methods of physiotherapy in osteoarthritis fit physical therapy and massage. and of physiotherapy – laser – and magnetotherapy, thermotherapy, cryotherapy and electrophoresis. A separate paragraph should highlight such new direction as homeosiniatry .
Physical therapy for osteoarthritis
Exercise with osteoarthritis was developed to strengthen muscles around affected joints and preserve the function of these joints by improving blood circulation in them. To do gymnastics you need in a lying or sitting position. The number of repetitions you need to build up gradually, don’t exercise through the pain. Sessions should be regular, 3-4 times a day for several minutes.
Here are some exercises that are used in the exercises in osteoarthritis of the hip joints :
Lying on your back, lift straightened in the knee joint of the leg, gradually increase the amplitude of the height, leading to maximum possible. Continue reading