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Geriatric Physiotherapy

From parkinson's to arthritis, geriatric care for senior citizens and elderly

Senior Citizen Care with Geriatric Physiotherapy

Senior citizens are at risk for developing mobility issues that can make it difficult to get around and do the things they love. Geriatric physiotherapy is a physical therapy that deals with the issues concerning older people. It addresses issues like arthritis, falls, parkinson’s disease and muscle weakness, aiding elderly mobility and enhancing independence and quality of life for seniors. Right movement and exercises are known to help maintain health, reduce frailty and prevent common ageing problems.

Some of the most important benefits of Geriatric physiotherapy for the elderly, include

  • Improved Mobility
  • Pain Management especially with chronic pain
  • Fall Prevention
  • Enhanced Independence to perform daily activities without assistance
  • Muscle Strength to combat weakness due to aging
  • Improved Respiratory Function
  • Supports recovery after surgery, injury, or stroke
  • Better Quality of Life in older people

Geriatric Care: Conditions and Symptoms We Treat

Avail quality care for senior citizens with geriatric physiotherapy to address variety of conditions commonly seen in older people

Musculoskeletal Conditions

  • Arthritis (Osteoarthritis, rheumatoid Arthritis)
  • Osteoporosis Joint pain
  • Stiffness Back pain, knee pain
  • Muscle weakness and atrophy

Neurological Conditions

  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Stroke rehabilitation
  • Dementia-related movement issues
  • Multiple sclerosis Neuropathy (nerve pain)

Functional and Mobility Issues

  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Balance and Falls prevention
  • Post-surgery rehabilitation (joint replacement, TKR, fracture)
  • Vertigo & Difficulty in performing daily activities
  • Breathlessness and Respiratory conditions affecting mobility