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What to expect when you see a physiotherapist @ Muskaan?

The physiotherapist will take a detailed history of your condition together with any relevant past medical history.

A physical assessment will then be undertaken to determine the clinical diagnosis of your problem. The physiotherapist will discuss with you a proposed treatment plan and will give you an estimate as to the length of treatment required and the proposed outcome of your treatment.

The physiotherapist will not only treat the problem, but by spending time with you will often be able to show you how to minimize the impact of your problem and to help prevent it happening again.

Physiotherapists use a number of different techniques including manipulation and mobilization, massage, exercise programmes, electrotherapy (e.g. ultrasound) and other electrotherapy modalities.

Reassurance and education about the problem also gives patients the confidence to get back to normal activities quickly.

So contact us today on +(91) 989-116-1025 or (+91) 989-921-3413 for a no-obligation consultation or to source out information about how Muskaan can benefit you or your loved ones.

How can physiotherapy help my injury?

Physiotherapy can ensure your injury is thoroughly assessed and diagnosed correctly. This is essential to ensure the correct treatment techniques are chosen for your condition. Physiotherapy treatment can hasten your body’s natural healing process, accelerating your return to sport or activity. Appropriate treatment will also reduce the likelihood of recurrence by addressing factors which may have contributed to the development of your condition. Physiotherapists are experts in advising patients on which activities are appropriate for their injury to maximize recovery and ensure an optimal outcome.

So contact us today on +(91) 989-116-1025 or (+91) 989-921-3413 for a no-obligation consultation or to source out information about how Muskaan can benefit you or your loved ones.

When should I see a physiotherapist?

There are many instances when it is appropriate and beneficial to consult a physiotherapist. Some of these include:

  • If you have sustained an injury
  • If you have swelling, bruising or deformity of a body part
  • If you are experiencing joint stiffness, pain or ache (particularly if your symptoms have persisted for greater than 3 days)
  • If you are limping or protecting a limb due to pain
  • If you are experiencing pins and needles or numbness
  • If your limbs collapse or give way occasionally
  • If you have postural problems
  • If you need advice on improving strength, flexibility, balance or fitness
  • If you need advice on injury prevention or other aspects of musculoskeletal health
  • If you require treatment for an injury
  • If you wish to improve your physical performance for sport
  • If you are planning a return to sport or activity following a prolonged period of inactivity

As a general rule, if you are unsure, it is always better to consult a professional rather than not seek advice. So contact us today on +(91) 989-116-1025 or (+91) 989-921-3413 for a no-obligation consultation or to source out information about how Muskaan can benefit you or your loved ones.

What is Physiotherapy?

Physiotherapy is a therapeutic health profession that assists people with injuries, pain, stiffness, weakness, and other movement problems. Physiotherapists are university trained and are experts in injury diagnosis, injury treatment, exercise prescription, injury prevention, rehabilitation and many other areas of sport and musculoskeletal health and fitness. Physiotherapists also have the expertise to assess the underlying causes of musculoskeletal injuries and provide effective, evidence based treatment so you can resume your normal lifestyle as soon as possible with the least likelihood of recurrence. Physiotherapists educate patients and teach them the skills required to take care of their bodies using various tools and methods.

Following injury, physiotherapists use a variety of treatment techniques to hasten the body’s natural healing process and speed recovery. These treatment techniques may include:

  • Massage
  • Mobilization
  • Manipulation
  • Exercise Prescription
  • Stretches
  • Electrotherapy
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Clinical Pilates
  • Taping
  • Bracing
  • Dry Needling
  • Ice or Heat Therapy
  • Advice and Education

The techniques used for each individual are carefully selected by the treating physiotherapist based on research demonstrating maximum benefit for their particular condition.

Aside from dealing with musculo-skeletal and sports conditions, physiotherapy is also vital to ensure an optimal outcome in patients suffering from conditions in the following medical areas:

  • Cardiothoracic
  • Neurological
  • Obstetrics
  • Paediatrics

When should a tooth be removed?

Dentistry has become so advanced that tooth removal is rarely done in today’s dental practice. There are various procedures by which a natural tooth can be still retained in the oral cavity. Only in cases where tooth is extremely mobile & has lost its support it is removed. Otherwise tooth is removed in orthodontic treatment in order to create space for aligning the other teeth in the mouth and may also removed before any radiotherapy to the jaws in case of malignancies.

What is a tooth crown or a cap? When is it done?

A tooth crown is a prosthesis  which covers the entire tooth visible in the mouth. It is made of various materials like metal or ceramic. It is done in various cases like a tooth having multiple carious surfaces, to strengthen the tooth after doing root canal treatment and sometimes even for cosmetic purposes.

What is the difference between Scaling and Bleaching?

  • Scaling is the regular removal of stains and tartar from the tooth surface.
  • Bleaching also known as tooth whitening is a procedure done to improve the whiteness of the teeth and make it look better cosmetically.

What is the difference between a removable and fixed denture?

  • A removable denture is a prosthesis which replaces the missing teeth and which the patient is able to remove it and put it back into the mouth on his own. Though it is the most economical way of replacing the missing teeth, many find it bulky and uncomfortable.
  • A fixed denture is a prosthesis  which replaces missing teeth and is fixed inside the mouth using the support of adjacent teeth so that it cannot be removed by the patient and behaves like the natural teeth.

What are the recent advancements in dentistry?

This is indeed an era of remarkable advances in all medical fields. In dentistry, Dental implants and Tooth Tattooing are few of the recent advances practiced widely today.

  • Dental implants are used for replacing the missing tooth. Here a metal piece is placed into the jaw bone, surgically and the tooth is processed over it.
  • Dental tattooing is done for cosmetic purposes where glittering stones are attached on the surface of the teeth which gives a sparkling smile.

What is an orthodontic treatment? When should this be done?

Orthodontic treatment is done to align the teeth in a proper form, which improves the facial appearance and helps to maintain good oral hygiene. It is best to do it at an early age but now due to advances in dentistry it can be done at any age if the tooth support is strong.

Why do my teeth get stained?

Stains can either be Extrinsic or Intrinsic.

  • Common causes for extrinsic stains are smoking, tobacco chewing, pan chewing, excessive consumption of beverages like tea and coffee and many more. All these stains can be easily removed by professional cleaning done by a dentist.
  • Tetracycline stains are a common example for intrinsic stains.

Why do my gums bleed?

Due to improper oral hygiene, lot of food accumulation takes place between the gums and the teeth. These irritate the gums and cause inflammation in that region, which leads to bleeding. Professional cleaning, followed by proper oral hygiene will avoid gum bleeding.

What is root canal treatment?

A tooth has a crown, which is seen outside, and a root, which is embedded inside the bone. When the infection from the crown of the tooth reaches the root it causes inflammation at the root tip. In order to remove the infection from the root tip, root canal treatment is done. A hole is made in the crown of the tooth and various chemicals are passed till the root tip , to clean the infection. Then the root is filled with a special filling material and a filling is done on the top.

What is a decayed tooth?

A decayed tooth is a tooth infected with microorganisms, which causes loss of minerals from the tooth structure and consequently causes a lot of pain at a later stage.