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Physical Medicine, Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) enhance the quality of life for those with physical imparement disabilities of nervous system, spine, musculoskeletal diseases and restore their functional ability to live a normal life.

What does a Physiatrist do in New Hope Medical Center ?

Non surgical treatment of musculoskeletal diseases.

Non surgical treatment of musculoskeletal diseases.

Common conditions that are treated by physiatrists include spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, stroke, limb amputation, a variety of sports injuries and musculoskeletal disorders, and chronic pain affecting the spine and limbs.

Musculoskeletal problems such as :

  1. Cervical & lumbar disc herniation
  2. Spinal cord stenosis
  3. Muscular spasm
  4. Arthritis (knee , shoulder , elbow and wrist)
  5. Ankle pain
  6. Heel spurs
  7. Tennis elbow, Golfer’s elbow
Electrodiagnosis (EMG/Nerve conduction studies)

Electrodiagnosis (EMG/Nerve conduction studies)

A type of diagnosis that identifies the following:

  1. Carpal tunnel syndrome
  2. Radiculopathy
  3. Sciatica
  4. Neuropathies (Guilliain Barre syndrome)
  5. Muscle diseases
  6. Muscular dystrophy
  7. ALS
  8. Miasthenia gravis
Peripheral joint injections

Peripheral joint injections

Using a mixture of local anesthetic, corticosteroid, PRP, hyaluronic acid & ozone.

Injections that can resolve and be helpful in these conditions :

  1. Knee osteoarthritis
  2. Rotator cuff tendinopathy
  3. Heel spurs
  4. Carpal tunnel syndrome
  5. Tennis elbow
  6. Trigger points
  7. Sciatica
  8. Coccydynia
Acupuncture

Acupuncture

Acupuncture involves the insertion of specialized needles through the skin at specific points on the body.

Acupuncture will be helpful in these conditions :

  1. Acute & Chronic pain
  2. Arthritis
  3. Knee pain after surgery
  4. Spinal cord disease (disc herniation & spinal canal stenosis)
  5. Frozen Shoulders
  6. CTS
  7. Muscle spasm
  8. Sport injury
  9. Headaches
  10. Bells Palsy
Laser therapy

Laser therapy

High power laser therapy is used to treat various musculoskeletal conditions such as :

  1. Osteoarthritis
  2. Cervical & lumbar disc herniation
  3. Muscle spasm
  4. Tennis elbow
  5. CTS
Shock wave therapy

Shock wave therapy

Shockwave is an acoustic wave which carries high energy to painful spots and myoskeletal tissues with subacute ,subchronic and chronic conditions. The energy promotes regenerations processes of the bones, tendons and other soft tissues.

Shock wave therapy will be helpful in these conditions :

  1. Release of trigger finger
  2. Painful shoulder
  3. Tennis elbow
  4. Heel Spur
  5. Chronic tendinopathy
  6. Calcifications
  7. Hip pain
Cardiac rehabilitation

Cardiac rehabilitation

Cardiac rehabilitation is a comprehensive exercise, education, and behavior modification program with a goal of helping patients restore and maintain optimal health while helping to reduce the risk of future heart problems.

CR services can be provided during hospitalization for the event or in an outpatient setting.

Cardiac rehabilitation will be useful for the patients suffer from heart attack and after any heart surgeries .

Manipulation

Manipulation

Manipulation & mobilisation are manual techniques done by technician in order to improve the mobility and function of your soft tissues, joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments.

Manipulation is usually performed as a very fast, accurate movement on the neck or back area and provides pain relief and increases flexibility.

Taping

Taping

It is a procedure that uses athletic tape (Kinesiology tape), attached to the skin, to physically hold muscles or bones at a certain position.

This reduces pain and aids recovery. Taping is usually used to help recover from overuse and other injuries, specially in sport injuries.