IMPORTANCE OF PHYSIOTHERAPY: Q & A WITH DR. NAZISH ANWAR

Dr. Nazish Anwar

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Physiotherapy is the science of restoring movement and function when someone is affected by injury and illness. Physiotherapists help people affected by injury, illness or disability through movement and exercise, manual therapy, education, and advice.

If you are looking to improve the quality of your life in a non-invasive way, then watch Dr. Nazish Anwar explain the importance of physiotherapy and its treatment in Pakistan. She is an accomplished physiotherapist at bee well hospital. Currently, she is the head of the department of Islamabad Federal College of Doctors, Physiotherapy program.

Q1. What is Physiotherapy?

Physiotherapy is basically an allied healthcare branch in which we improve the quality of life of the patient by enhancing their mobility and function. Patients with sciatica pain, frozen shoulder can seek a physiotherapist’s services.

Physiotherapy has a lot of scope in various specialities such as; cardiomuscular, neuromuscular, orthopaedic. Even in skin disorders and wound care management of both adults and children. Similarly, we also deal indoor patients and out-patients.

Q.2. What is the Importance of physiotherapy in treatment?

Physiotherapy takes time in healing and improvement. It may take as little as 2 to 3 days or as long as 3 to 4 weeks. We try to impair any affected sites, like muscle damage or blocked nerves.

Q.3. What are the common medical procedures that require Physiotherapy?

In my physiotherapy profession, the most common medical conditions that require physiotherapy include neck pain, sciatica pain, frozen shoulder. Conditions also include sports injuries and patients of cerebral palsy. We also receive patients of neurological conditions and burn patients.

Q.4. How is physiotherapy beneficial for a normal person?

Even if a healthy person comes to us, we advise them to do strengthening exercises and toning exercises if they have weak muscles.

Q.5. How does one cope with physiotherapy treatment?

If you are taking about the importance of physiotherapy treatment, then make sure that you follow the doctor’s precautions. For example, we advise the patient to not use hard and high pillows and maintain a proper neck position. My point is that treatment is just as important as the preventative measures and care advised by the doctor.

If you want to learn more about the treatment of physiotherapy, then watch the full interview. You should also consult a physiotherapist if you have any chronic or acute pain issues.

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Disclaimer: The contents of this article are intended to raise awareness about common health issues and should not be viewed as sound medical advice for your specific condition. You should always consult with a licensed medical practitioner prior to following any suggestions outlined in this article or adopting any treatment protocol based on the contents of this article.

Dr. Nazish Anwar Dr. Nazish Anwar's area of sepcialization is in field of pediatrics physical therapy (CP,delayed milestone child,down sydrome,hydrocehlphalus,autism etc), neurological issues(sciatica,stroke,parkinson disease,myopathy,fibromyalagia ,muscular dystrophy etc), spinal therapy (spondylosis of cervical / lumbar etc,spondylosisthesis,stenosis etc), manual therapy, frozen shoulder ,gayne physical therapy etc