Tennis Elbow or Lateral Epicondylitis is a common injury causing pain on the outside of the elbow. Tennis Elbow is often associated with playing tennis, where it gets its name. However, the condition can happen in any activity that causes you to overuse your forearm muscles attaching to the bony lump on your outer elbow. Similar condition is known as Golfer’s Elbow in which pain is there on inner side of the Elbow. Epicondylitis often becomes a chronic problem if not cared for properly.
At Mission Health, apart from pain & inflammation reduction by advanced electrotherapeutic modalities like Ultrasonic Waves, LASER Therapy, Di-Dynamic Currents, Shock Wave Therapy etc, we focus on latest concept of Eccentric Strengthening using Flexibar which has shown drastic improvement in short time span. Regaining full strength, endurance & flexibility is also critical before returning to your previous level of sports activity.
This condition tends to occur when there is inflammation of the sheath that surrounds two tendons controlling the movements of the thumb. It is precipitated by repetitive wrist motion especially thumb overuse. There is pain and swelling near the radial styloid region.
Physiotherapy plays an important role in the management of this condition. Cryotherapy, Non-Surgical LASER, Ultrasound, Didynamic Currents, Ionotophoresis, Soft Tissue and Peripheral Joint Mobilization, Flexibility Exercises and Strengthening Exercises includes the exclusive treatment strategies that we provide for the management of this condition at Mission Health.
It is a condition in which one of the major nerves that controls the functioning of the hand and fingers (Median Nerve) becomes compressed inside a tunnel in the wrist, known as Carpal Tunnel. Symptoms include numbness, pins and needles, and pain (particularly at night) in the wrist, forearm and hand. It is one of the most common Work Related Injuries, which if not treated properly can lead to irreversible nerve damage and permanent disability of varying degrees. Physiotherapy is beneficial in most of the Carpal Tunnel Syndrome sufferers.
At Mission Health after pain management with Non-Surgical LASER, TENS, etc., individualized exercise program is formed, comprising of Carpal Tunnel Mobilization, Nerve and Tendon Gliding Exercises, Strengthening Exercises, Fine Motor as well as hand dexterity Exercises.
Bladder or Bowel Control problems are common for men and women of all ages. Rushing to the toilet or ‘leaking’ when you cough, laugh or exercise is often caused by weak Pelvic Floor Muscles.
Physiotherapy can help with both Bladder and Bowel Incontinence. It is safe, non-invasive & the first line of treatment for such conditions. Our expert Physiotherapists will,
Physiotherapy for women with Urinary Incontinence is highly clinically effective and cost effective.
Vertigo is one of the most common health problems in adults. Prevalence is slightly higher in females and increases with age. Dizziness or Vertigo, a false sense of rotation, is a symptom, not a disease and can occur due to variety of causes. The most common is Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo. The symptoms are dizziness, decreased balance and nausea.
At Mission Health, Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy (VRT), a form of Physiotherapy, is an exercise-based program designed to promote central nervous system compensation for inner ear deficits. VRT can help with a variety of vestibular problems, including benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) and the Unilateral or Bilateral Vestibular Hypofunction (reduced inner ear function on one or both sides) associated with Ménière’s disease, Labyrinthitis, and Vestibular Neuritis. Even individuals with long-term unresolved inner ear disorders who have undergone a period of medical management with little or no success may benefit. VRT can also help people with an acute or abrupt loss of vestibular function following surgery for vestibular problems.
Speech Therapy is basically a treatment that people of all ages can undergo, to fix their speech problems. Difficulties pronouncing sounds, or articulation disorders, and stuttering are examples of speech disorders. However, it doesn’t only tackle speech, but also language and other communication problems that people may already have due to birth, or they acquired due to accidents or other misfortunes.It aims at developing or getting back effective communication skills at its optimal level.
Speech Therapist is an integral part of our Adult & Pediatric Neuro Rehab team. The patients with speech difficulties are given required sessions of speech therapy at Mission Health.
The primary goal of Occupational Therapy is to enable people with physical or psychiatric conditions to increase participation in and performance of daily activities, particularly those that are meaningful to the them. It uses interventions that focus on adapting the environment, modifying the task, teaching the skill, and educating the client/family etc.
Patients with neurological involvement like kids with Cerebral Palsy, adults with Hemiplegia, Ataxia or Geriatric population etc. need Occupational Therapy in their Rehabilitation. Our Neuro Rehab team has Occupational Therapists that cater patients who need Occupational Therapy.