Usually, people consider Physiotherapy, which can be accessed if they make it to the clinic. Well, it’s partly true. However, today, most Physiotherapy services can be easily carried out at a patient’s home.
It can be very helpful especially if people have mobility problems or conditions that affect their daily movement. The sessions can be a great help if you are experiencing basic mobility issues while walking, climbing stairs, or getting in and out of bed. Physiotherapy also provides assistance for those who have had a fall, balance problems, or had a recent operation that has impacted their mobility. Physical therapy has proven to be an effective form of treatment for muscle pain, joint injuries, arthritis, mobility issues, and even respiratory problems, like cystic fibrosis.
In-home Physiotherapy offers treatment in the comfort of your own home as opposed to a traditional office or hospital-based setting, the benefits of which will be considered below:
1. Progress Due to the Comforts of Home
The in-house Physiotherapy certainly enhances treatment as you are in a familiar environment, relaxed and most comfortable. In-house Physiotherapy suits many people who do not enjoy the clinical environment for a variety of reasons. The setting also provides a more focussed attention as it eliminates distractions.
2. Highly Personalized Care
The physiotherapist is much more likely to provide additional recommendations and modifications based on current facilities available at home. In many instances, exercises may be tailored toward navigating your own home. For example many people with mobility issues, may have trouble getting around the home and in-home Physiotherapy can be tailored toward improving those specific tasks.
4. Time Saving
The stressors of traveling, waiting time and other similar circumstances like any waiting time that can occur when appointments run late or are delayed due to unforeseen are entirely eliminated,
5. Safer for High-Risk Individuals
In house Physiotherapy treatment is highly recommendable to individuals who are considered high risk patients and susceptible to increased risk of infection in public places.
This treatment allows these high-risk individuals to greatly benefit from Physiotherapy in the safety of their own home.
6. Cost Savings
In-home Physiotherapy results in additional savings due to the lack of travel, making it more economical compared to traditional, in-office Physiotherapy services.
Types of in-home Physiotherapy treatments
The various types of in-home or clinical Physiotherapy treatments are:
- Manual techniques
- Heat/Ice treatment
- Exercises and another functional treatment
When you work with a Physiotherapist, you can focus on what matters most to you, whether that’s reducing swelling, reducing pain, maintaining your range of motion, or adapting to your condition so you can continue to follow your daily routine. Depending on your condition, your Physiotherapist will use the above methods to relieve your condition.
If you’re curious about the benefits Physiotherapy can offer you, reach out to one of our certified Physiotherapists at PhysioRehab Group.
PhysioRehab Group is a Physiotherapy & Massage therapy clinic with a team of senior Registered Physiotherapists dedicated to providing expert treatment and advice.
We are open in Bolton and Brampton!