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Geriatric

Geriatric

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Physical therapy for the geriatric population emphasizes optimizing the functions of the aging adult.  With age, one’s body experiences wear and tear, and in the process, it may sometimes lead to disability and pain, thereby limiting their daily activities. Geriatric physical therapy serves as an effective mode of improvement in their mobility, giving them strength and balance. It helps the aging individuals in building confidence and staying active.

There are different geriatric conditions that can be treated with physical therapy –

Osteopenia & Osteoporosis
Alzheimer’s Disease
Fall Risk & Gait Training
Generalized Reconditioning
Cancer-related Complications
Osteoarthritis & Rheumatoid Arthritis
Generalized Weakness & Loss of Function
Joint Replacement & Other Orthopedic Surgeries
Neurological Disorders; Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s, Stroke, Vestibular & Balance disorders