Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation

Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation

Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Department deals with health problems that occur in the musculoskeletal system, nerves and cardiovascular systems. In this specialty, which undertakes the causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of health problems experienced, services are provided so that the patient can move comfortably in his daily life. A treatment and rehabilitation plan that varies according to the individual is prepared in accidents, traumas, congenital problems and functional disorders due to various reasons.

Treatment methods are used to reduce the pain you experience with physical therapy. Radiation, heat, hot-cold applications and exercises are needed for your organs to regain their activities and for you to live as a healthy, independent individual. In rehabilitation services, physiological, psychological and professional repairs are allowed.

What Diseases Does Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Treat?


Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation practices gain importance in the face of diseases that become chronic and likely to progress as a result of medical and surgical treatments performed by other polyclinics. Some of the types of diseases that you can get service in this field are as follows:

  • Orthopedic problems and sports injuries,
  • Treatment and rehabilitation of neurological diseases,
  • Physical exercises in the treatment of bone diseases,
  • Rehabilitation after burns, accidents and trauma,
  • Treatments for chronic and acute pain,
  • Treatment and follow-up of rheumatic diseases.

What Practices Does Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Do?


A different physical therapy method and plan is made for each patient. There are some applications to be performed by your specialist doctor who will deal with various exercises and medication program. Some of the prominent applications for the Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation department are as follows:

Exercise Apps: These are applications that are carried out in order to make physical activities stronger in cases where the muscles are weakened.

Electrotherapy Procedure: It is a form of treatment aimed at eliminating the weakness on the muscle that causes pain by giving an electric current.

Phototherapies: Phototherapies are the application of laser devices on the right areas by using UV rays.

Hydrotherapy Treatment: It is an application that provides treatment with water according to the types of diseases.

Manual Therapies: In this physical therapy method, which is performed without the use of any device, a manual examination is performed on painful areas.

Mechanotherapy: It covers the procedures for the correction of waist and neck injuries by using various tools.

Thermotherapy: It is a treatment method that continues ultrasound treatments by using infrared rays or by making use of sun rays and completing paraffin bath processes. Deep heat applications are included and the surface of the problem area is worked on. vice versa Cryotherapy are called cold water and ice pack compresses.

Space Therapy: One of the innovations in the field of physical therapy and rehabilitation with the developing technology today is space therapy. Space therapy can treat spina bifida, cerebral palsy, hydrocephalus, etc. It is a treatment method used in many diagnoses such as pediatric patients.

Who is a Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Specialist?


FTR He is a physician who received specialization training in the field of physical therapy and rehabilitation for 4 years after 6 years of medical education. Diagnoses and plans the treatment of all diseases related to the musculoskeletal system.

Who is a Physiotherapist?


Physiotherapist In order to obtain the profession, it is necessary to have a 4-year education in physical medicine. They provide services in rooms equipped with high technology, exercise rooms and private examination rooms, which are concerned with the treatment of diseases. They are constantly collaborating with other polyclinics, mainly on the musculoskeletal system. It is responsible for applying the treatments given by the physical therapist according to the type of diseases, age and physical limitations of the patient.

Our Doctors Serving in the Department of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation


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