Orthopedic Physical Therapy

Orthopedic physical therapist manage and treat the disorders or injuries of the Musculoskeletal system i.e. relating to muscles and skeleton. They help the people to recover from the Orthopedic surgery. Vitum Fysioterapi AS Bergen are trained in the treatment of post-operative joints, Sports injury(which may be acute in the form of fractures, tears or may be chronic in the form of Tendonitis,..)arthritis and amputation i.e. loss of limb. In orthopedic setting certain maneuvres like joint mobilization, strength training, hot packs, cold therapy

And electrical stimulation are often used to speed recovery. Individuals who have suffered from diseases affecting the muscles, bones, ligaments and tendons of the body may benefit from assessment by a physical therapist specialized in orthopedics.

Geriatric physical therapy

This therapy covers issues concerning people as they go through normal adult aging. These include arthritis, osteoporosis(disease characterized by progressive loss of bone density resulting in thinning of bone tissue

Making susceptible to fractures or broken bones),cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, hip and joint replacement, balanced disorders and incontinence. These therapist develop individualized programs to help to restore mobility, reduce pain and increase fitness.

Neurological physical therapy

Neurological physical therapist’s work to treat neurological disorders or diseases. It include Alzheimer’s disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis ,brain injury, cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, spinal cord injury and stroke.

Therapists works with the patients to improve the dysfunction like paralysis, vision impairments, poor balance, difficulty in walking and loss of independence that are commonly occurred in neurological disorders.

Cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation

These therapist work with a individual having cardiopulmonary disorders or those who have had cardiac or pulmonary surgery, by increasing patient endurance and functional independence.

Pediatric physical therapy

This type of therapy deals with the early detection of problems of infants, children and adolescents with a variety of injuries and diseases that affect the muscles, bones and joints. This therapy mainly focuses on improving the gross and fine motor skills, balance and coordination, strength and endurance as well as cognitive and sensory processing and integration. This therapy is highly beneficial for treating the children with delayed milestones, cerebral palsy, Tort Collis and spinal bifida.

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