Take your call: Medicine or physiotherapy
At the time when many researches have proved that the physiotherapy can be a cure and provide relief even in treating lethal disease like cancer, that too without taking medicines, it is quite startling that people have not used it for their benefit. DNA on the eve of World Physiotherapy Day ( celebrated worldwide on September 8) interacted with doctors to decipher the significance of physiotherapy and its effectiveness.
Experts say that Physiotherapy is a primary therapy method of modern medicine. And due to side effects of modern lifestyle, people have forgotten to keep their body healthy. Usually, when there is a disease, people take medicines or go for an operation as ultimate option. On the other hand, doctors say that by adopting physiotherapy from the very beginning, many diseases can be avoided. Lack of awareness, they say needs to be put to rest.
“If this therapy is adopted during the treatment of bone diseases such as arthritis, sprain, muscle strain, back pain or neck pain, the patient gets quick benefits, faster than the benefits of medicine,” Dr Vikas Mathur, senior physiotherapist of Narayana Hospital said. “Apart from this, even after the hip and knee operation, doctors prescribe physiotherapy to make …read more