NATIONAL UNIVERSITY PEDRO RUIZ
Facultad de Medicina Humana
Carrion Arcela Jhean Pierre
Castro Maldonado Betty
Gasco Arteaga Leslie
Gonzáles Vásquez Deysi
Mendoza Castillo Fabricio
Physiotherapy includes the
• The value of the
impairment and muscle
• Functional capabilities.
• Amplitude of the
movement to articulate
• Measures of vital capacity
application of: manual lymph drainage therapy,
deep transverse massage, Cryo- massage, neuro-
muscular manual techniques, miotensivas,
connective tissue massage, reflex massage, etc.
methods of re-
But it also helps other physical medicine
agents through the use of health
Electrotherapy: application of
Ultrasonoterapia: application of
Contact hyperthermia: application of
hyperthermia or contact Diathermy
Hydrotherapy: water therapy.
Thermotherapy: heat therapy.
Mechanical: mechanical devices to
Radiation: except ionizing radiation.
Attention for Psychiatryand Mental health
care: depression, anxiety, disorders of eating
behavior, schizophrenia, bipolar disorders,
Obstetrics and Gynecology: Re-education
pre and post delivery, urinary incontinence,
Gerontology: loss of mobility and functionality
of the elderly patient.
Traumatology and orthopaedics: sprains,
fractures, dislocations, muscular breakage,
sports injuries, deviations from the column,
calcifications, Osteoporosis, Spondylarthritis,
Pediatrics: Children's Cerebral paralysis,
Paralysis brachii obstetric, bronchiolitis,
Arthrogryposis, early care, etc. Hematology:
The burn patient physiotherapy.
Other: Psychosomatic disorders, stress, etc.
They have been in practice a large
number of therapies to ease
symptoms of incontinence (inability
to control the evacuation of urine).
USES OF PHYSICAL THERAPY
The results revealed that the
combined use of manual physical
therapy exercise under supervision
was beneficial for patients with
osteoarthritis of the knee.
Physical therapy has been used for the
treatment of pain of very diverse nature,
including the tagline-femoral pain, wrist
pain, postoperative and chronic pain.
Studies have shown that physical
therapy and active exercises are more
effective than conventional care.
According to a study in particular, the
manipulative treatment would reduce
the recovery period of more quickly
than the physiotherapeutic treatments.
Stretching or aerobic and strengthening
exercises might improve the dorsiflexion
of the ankle, the ability of movement and
the resistance to extend the knee
Chest physiotherapy and
respiratory physical therapy applied
to children and adults to improve
their quality of life and his lung
capacity in cases of serious and
In patients with arthritis exercise
programs have been applied to
long-term high-intensity with
weights, producing positive
Precisely for this reason, arise the
specialties of the physiotherapy is
enrolled as a postgraduate studies :
Orthopedic physical therapy
Physiotherapy in critical care
Physical therapy in mental health and
Child neurological physiotherapy
Geriatric physical therapy
Physical therapy Manual or manual
therapy in orthopedics (English manual
Physiotherapy in occupational health
Physiotherapy in alternative
PHYSIOTHERAPY AND REHABILITATION
There is a common mistake and it is
considered that physiotherapy and
rehabilitation are the same.
The truth is that rehabilitation is the
result of applying, among other things
reflected to recover physical, mental,
social and labour.
Physiotherapy is mainly concerned the physical
recovery while rehabilitation, is a
multidisciplinary and comprehensive work in
which it acts as well as physical therapy,