Physiotherapist Consultation Online

Dr.Gunjan Rathi

Dr.Gunjan Rathi

MPT (Musculoskeletal) SBS PGI, Dehradun
Fellowship in Orthopaedic Rehabilitation London, U. K
Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner London, U. K

15+ years of experienceSpeaks English, Hindi

₹ 700 per consultation
Pt.Mohd Danish

Pt.Mohd Danish

Bachelor of Physiotherapy Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University

12+ years of experienceSpeaks Hindi, English, Urdu

₹ 500 per consultation
Pt.Sheetal Lelani

Pt.Sheetal Lelani

Bachelors in Physiotherapy Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik
Masters in Physiotherapy Srinivas college of Physiotherapy & Research centre, Mangalore

9+ years of experienceSpeaks English, Hindi, Arabic

₹ 700 per consultation
Pt.Sangeeta Laskar

Pt.Sangeeta Laskar

Bachelor of Physiotherapy Rajiv Gandhi Univeristy of Health Sciences, Karnataka

12+ years of experienceSpeaks Hindi, English, Bengali

₹ 700 per consultation

What is Physiotherapy?

Physiotherapy, a science-based profession, is a medical treatment to repair and sustain mobility and body functions of someone who underwent any injury. It is a mix of injury prevention, healing, overall fitness, and long-term cure and takes a ‘whole person’ approach to health and wellbeing.

If you went through injury or surgery and have been given a treatment plan which includes physiotherapy, you can schedule an appointment with one of our highly skilled physiotherapists on DocGenie.

What physiotherapists do

Physiotherapists treat a wide range of conditions and help you address your back pain or sudden injury, and also to deal with long-term health issues like asthma, or in making preparations for childbirth or sporting competitions.

Physiotherapists are known for being involved in a wide range of specialisations in healthcare. Moreover, many of them are into education, research and service management.

Why do you need physiotherapists?

Physiotherapists are needed when you are recovering from any serious injury or surgery including physical trauma like sprains, fractures, invasive surgery, or muscle disorders. In such a situation you go through a course of treatment to alleviate the pain that thwarts your mobility and strength. A number of factors can make you seek a physiotherapist which include - muscle spasms, wrong posture, muscle strains, or external factors leading to severe injury.

You can consult highly experienced physiotherapists on DocGenie for –

  • Serious injuries
  • Posture issues like lower and upper back pain, stiff neck, shoulder tightness, poor muscle tone and lack of balance in muscles
  • Address muscle pains and spasms – example joint pain like poorly aligned joints, arthritis, age-related joint pain, bursitis
  • Issues regarding muscle stretching and flexibility
  • Expediting healing process after surgery – For example recovery from surgery like knee replacement, tendon surgery, lymph node replacement, spinal cord injury surgery
  • Bruising or Inflammation like any blunt force trauma that is caused by a sports injury, contusions, muscle swelling or lymphatic congestion
  • Additional problems for which you will require physiotherapy are frozen shoulder, slip disc, stroke, pregnancy-related pain in muscles and joints or Cerebral Palsy
  • Enhancing body balance

FAQs regarding physiotherapists

Physiotherapists treat body-part movement related issues and help one get moving and perform daily activities. They diagnose the condition and identify the root cause behind the condition. Physiotherapy involves a host of treatment plans that eradicates the issue from your body system and helps you return to living a normal life without any pain.

A general physiotherapy consultation includes -

  • Assessing the part of the body which is facing issues
  • Stretching of muscles
  • Manipulating the joints manually or by using equipment
  • Host of exercises to boost blood circulation and mobility

Physiotherapy aims at enhancing physical wellbeing, particularly if you’re afflicted with movement disorder, disease, or injury. This helps in –

  • Improving blood circulation across the body
  • Draining fluid from various parts of the body, this avoids bloating and a puffy look
  • Enhancing movement and mobility
  • Helping your body relax and provide relief from chronic pain
  • The physiotherapist must have years of experience in treating your condition
  • They must have got their degree from an affiliated institution
  • Find out their treatment methodology
  • Keep in mind your fitness levels
  • Neck and back pain from issues in the muscles and skeleton
  • Issues like arthritis and the side effects of amputation/li>
  • Lung problems like asthma
  • Disability from heart ailments
  • Pelvic issues, like bladder and bowel disorders from childbirth
  • Mobility loss from trauma to the brain or spine
  • Mobility loss as a result of Parkinson’s disease and multiple sclerosis
  • Exhaustion, pain, inflammation, tautness and loss of muscle power, from cancer treatment, or palliative care