Also called Hands On Treatment which includes Passive mobilising of joints, Manipulation of joints, Mobilization with movement,Soft tissue techniques and manual Traction with or without aids.
Individually tailored exercises for increasing flexibility and strength, re-balancing muscles, increasing co-ordination, improve breathing techniques and restore function., Progressive resistance exercise programmes [PRE]
Laser therapy, Ultrasound therapy, Shockwave therapy, Faradic and Galvanic Electrical Stimulation, Electro-acupuncture (for pain relief) and Laser acupuncture, TENS (transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation),Biofeedback[ Galvanic skin resistance and ElectroMyoGram], Interferential therapy[IFT], Short-wave Diathermy, Microwave diathermy [Microthermy],
Moist heat packs, Ice packs [Cryotherapy], wax therapy, Mechanical Traction with Electronically controlled Electrical System. Vacuum therapy Advice : On rest versus activity, Modification of work or sport, Caring / Protecting your body/part against possible recurrence causing factors, Appropriate orthotic supports/footwear, Use of painkillers.
To rest painful tissues, if required. Sports taping tecniques and manual therapy taping techniques eg: mulligan taping
Modern acupuncture with research back-up is practised widely in Physiotherapy. Acupuncture in Physiotherapy is mainly sought for pain relief. Auriculotherapy or Ear acupuncture is gaining wide acceptance in Physiotherapy. Cold laser is used to stimulate the acupuncture points and it is a sterile and safe procedure.