What Diseases Are Treated With Physiotherapy?

The Physiotherapy is addressed to almost all pain and kinetic disorders dysfunction in the patient. Physiotherapy programs can be implemented independently, either along with the collaboration of other medical specialties.

More specifically applies to:

  • • Geriatric Diseases (Elderly Diseases)
  • • Orthopedic Diseases (Cervical Syndrome, Backache - Sciatica, Discopathy, Spondylolysis - Spondylolysis, Osteoporosis, Shoulder Periarthritis, Tendonitis, Epicondylitis, After Surgery, etc.)
  • • Athletic Injuries (Stress, Sprain, Anterior Cruciate, Miniscus Rupture, Postoperative Rehabilitation etc.)
  • • Neurological Diseases (Stroke, Multiple Sclerosis, Muscle) Dystrophy, Personal Neuralgia, Parkinson's Disease, Cranio-cerebral palsy Injuries, Cerebral Palsy, Myopathies etc.)
  • • Rheumatologic Diseases (Knee-Hip Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Spine Arthropathy, Algodystrophy etc.
  • • Respiratory Diseases (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Cystic Fibrosis, After Surgery etc.)
What are the Benefits of Physiotherapy?

The main benefit of Physiotherapy is that it can cure pain and restore movement to the patient, using natural remedies, massages and special rehabilitation techniques, which have absolutely no side effects on the human body. Physiotherapy essentially helps prevent, treat, and repair any condition that causes pain or motor dysfunction. It actively contributes to the treatment of various injuries, injuries, diseases and significantly improves one's quality of life. The Physiotherapy aims to treat the cause of the problem and not just the symptoms, thereby achieving the greatest possible permanent effect.

The Physiotherapist has a wide range of treatment options that he can use as appropriate. But the main one is to have preceded Φυσικοθεραπευτική Αξιολόγηση, με βάση της οποίας θα επιλέξει το ανάλογο Πρόγραμμα Αποκατάστασης.

Physiotherapy Techniques

The physiotherapist uses various techniques to restore the patient. The most important is Kinesiology (Therapeutic Exercise) which is usually included in all Physiotherapy programs. Kinesiotherapy comprises a set of manipulations, techniques, and movements (Passive, Active, Energetic, Resistant, etc.) that have been shown to contribute substantially to the treatment of almost all conditions. Here it is worth noting that Kinesiotherapy has nothing to do with the exercises performed in the Fitness Center in healthy individuals. The Physiotherapist applies specific treatment and rehabilitation techniques, depending on the patient's condition, physical condition, and any indications or contraindications that exist.

In our Unit, the Physical Therapy program is based on the individual needs of each patient, aiming at improving and restoring movement, rescuing muscle injuries, fractures, venous insufficiency, common problems of the old age.

In addition, group and individual physiotherapy is supervised by experienced therapists, improving the physical activity of the guests and thus the quality of their daily lives.