Health Tips to stay fit and well after physiotherapy

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Physiotherapy is one of the most effective approaches followed to relieve pain caused by strains, sprains and other injuries. A physiotherapist is a trained health care professional who knows appropriate treatment methods suitable for a particular disease/ injury/ disability. One should take advice from an experienced physiotherapist to ensure that you receive proper evidence-based treatments. To stay fit and healthy after physiotherapy, you should oblige to a controlled life. Taking no precautions is not a good idea as accidents may occur anytime and could result in serious consequences. Hence, it is best to visit the health care professional/ physiotherapist and follow their instructions to get a positive result out of physiotherapy.

Here we mention certain tips to stay fit even after physiotherapy sessions are over:

1Tips to treat minor injury

RICE technique- Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation is the most recommended technique followed to recover you faster if you have a soft tissue injury.

  • Rest, plays an important role in the body’s healing process, without this the affected/injured area becomes more inflamed and painful
  • Ice, lessens the pain and inflammation.
  • Compression, aids to reduce pain and swelling.
  • Elevation, reduces the pain and swelling by decreasing the blood flow to the injured area.
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Dr. Hirna Bhatt holds a Master degree in Physiotherapy from Sheffield Hallam University U.K and a Master degree in Acupuncture from Nagpur University. She is specialized in musculoskeletal conditions and have over 3 years of experience in treating patients. Besides working as a therapist, she has keen interest in painting and craft work. She quotes, “Do what makes you happy, success comes in that happiness.”

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