What is Physiotherapy?
Physiotherapy is a branch of modern medicine, which uses exercises as the primary mode of treatment to optimize or improve the function of person with impairment or disability.
Our modern and state of the art Physiotherapy centre in Kochi offers services that are geared towards developing, rehabilitating and improving the motile skills and motor skills related problems. We offer physiotherapy as well as autism treatment for children with the intent of improving their stamina, agility, strength, endurance, and willpower. If your children have been experiencing difficulties in sitting, walking, standing or using other motor skills, our pediatric physiotherapy solutions would help them get out of it. Prayatna currently serves Kerala as one of best Physiotherapy centre in Kochi.
Physiotherapy treatment for children ( Pediatric Physiotherapy )
Our child physiotherapist possesses specialty in rehabilitating children who have autism spectrum disorder and face motor difficulties. If weight concern is troubling your children, we would help them control obesity with proven techniques. We will develop body awareness among kids by subjecting them to exercises that have been developed to improve balance and building strength. The core strengthening techniques advised by us has been widely acclaimed as best autism treatment in Kerala by parents who have felt the improvement in their kids’ problematic motor skills.
Who is a Physiotherapist? What is the Role of Physiotherapist ?
A Physiotherapist is a professional with a Bachelor Degree in Physiotherapy (or above), and thus able to independently assess, plan and administer treatment which included exercises, life style changes and other physiotherapy therapeutic modalities to the person with impairment or disability.
The role of Physiotherapist in a Pediatric Rehabilitation team, is to evaluate the Gross motor ability of the child using systematic assessment format, plan out remedial exercises and administer it accordingly to improve the functional abilities of the child.
Who can benefit from Physiotherapy?
Any child with a clinically significant Gross motor milestone delay (Gross motor delay means, delay in neck control, coming to sitting or walking with an underline clinical cause, which should be diagnosed by a Pediatrician, Pediatric Neurologist or a Developmental Pediatrician). can benefit from Physiotherapy. Common Pediatric conditions which require Physiotherapy treatment are:
- Cerebral Palsy
- Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
- Down syndrome
- Developmental Coordination Disorder.
- Weight issues.
- Neuromuscular problems.
- Down Syndrome.
- Gross motor delay.
- Neck stiffness.
- Muscular Dystrophy.
- Other genetic problems.
In general,Physiotherapy assessment process includes History, Observation and Examination. It varies according to the conditions; therapist may use valid Scales to calibrate the severity of the disability or its components.
Again, it purely depends upon the condition! But then theoretically speaking, in Pediatric Neurological cases the duration to achieve a short term therapeutic goal is three months and for long term goals it is one year.
Each child may require a 45 mins – 1 hour session, 3-5 times per weeks for good result. Each session is the combined effort of the therapist, the parent and the child him/herself towards a common goal.
We also recommend physiotherapy exercises for treatment of Torticollis or Plagiocephaly wherein the neck becomes stiff and head shape experiences challenges. The special positioning and stretching workouts suggested by us would come handy in daily activities and parents can easily maneuver the movements of kids facing autism spectrum disorders have to accomplish optimum results. So, if your child is in the phase of learning to walk, we will chalk out the most effective and customized programs to work in this skill at home. Your need for physiotherapy at home or autism treatment for children at home would be fulfilled by our tailored programs.