" The physiotherapist acts on the recovery, re-education , rehabilitation and prevention of disabilities caused by physical dysfunctions at various levels "
Physiotherapy is a health area that studies , prevents and treats the tampering of movement and body functionality , regardless of your previous question.
Physiotherapy " focuses on the analysis and evaluation of movement and posture , based on the structure and function of the body ; using educational and therapeutic modalities specific based essentially on the move, the manipulative therapies , and natural physical means , for the purpose of promoting health and preventing disease , disability, disability and maladjustment , and to treat, enable or rehabilitate users / clients with disorders of physical, mental , developmental or other , including pain , in order to help them achieve maximum functionality and quality of life " (APF . - Portuguese Association of Physiotherapists, Decree-Law No 564 / 99 of 21 December)
Thus, the physical therapist is a health professional who provides services to people and communities and who cares mainly to allow people to make their normal physical activities without their disease or hinder damage your day -to-day.
Physiotherapist is O, enables or rehabilitates people with physical, cognitive, developmental or other, in order to promote the functionality , autonomy and quality of life, thus acting in the recovery , re-education , rehabilitation and prevention of disabilities caused by various dysfunctions .
The main objective is to maximize the potential movement and functionality for improving quality of life.
Muscle- esqueléticaIntervenção Physiotherapy Areas
It focuses on the treatment of musculoskeletal conditions , which include the treatment of disorders of the muscles , bones and joints. The intervention is based on specific intervention techniques ranging from manual techniques , electrotherapy and therapeutic exercises . The goal is to reduce symptoms and restore function
• Postural Change ( example : dorsal kyphosis , lumbar concavity , lumbar adjustment , sacral horizontalization ) and / or pain in the spine
• disorders of the temporomandibular joint ( A.T.M. )
• Soft tissue injuries (muscle , tendon , ligament )
• fractures Recovery
• Recovery of orthopedic surgery ( prosthetic hip and knee, disc herniations )
It is directed to people with injuries associated with nervous system ( central or peripheral) , which exhibit neurological , cognitive and motor disorders. The goal of intervention is to evaluate the functional changes and improve strength , coordination and balance, promoting greater autonomy in carrying out activities of daily living ( dressing, eating , personal hygiene) .
Pediatric Physical therapy
The sooner the child's development , is carried out the treatment , the better the results . The pediatric physiotherapy enables prevention, diagnosis and treatment of health conditions of infants, children and young people up to 18 years in all areas of intervention of orthopedics respiratory , through neurology. The goal is to take care of the growth process and provide better child development.
• Neuromuscular Diseases
• Cerebral Palsy
• Obstetric Paralysis
• Diseases of the respiratory forum
• Down's syndrome
• torticollis Congenital
It is defined as a set of strategies , tools and techniques for assessing and treating non- invasive , in order to improve oxygenation improving the oxygen supply to the whole body. The goal is to prevent, reverse or minimize malfunctions in such conditions.