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Various Physiotherapy Equipments and Its Uses

Various Physiotherapy Equipments and Its Uses

Physiotherapy Equipments

Here are some common physiotherapy equipment and their uses:

1. TENS (Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation) – used to relieve pain by sending electrical stimulation to the affected area through electrodes placed on the skin.

2. Ultrasound Therapy – used to treat conditions such as muscle strains and sprains, tendinitis, and bursitis by delivering high frequency sound waves to the affected area.

3. Traction Equipment – used to relieve pressure on the spinal cord and nerves by stretching the spine.

4. Hot and Cold Therapy – used to reduce pain, swelling, and muscle spasm by applying hot or cold packs to the affected area.

5. Exercise Bands and Balls – used to improve strength, flexibility, and balance by performing resistance exercises.

6. Balance Boards – used to improve balance and coordination by standing on a moving surface.

7. Massagers – used to relieve muscle tension and improve circulation by applying pressure to the affected area.

8. Kinesiology Taping – used to support muscles, joints, and tendons by applying elastic tape to the affected area.

These are some common physiotherapy equipment and their uses. The use of each equipment depends on the patient’s condition and the therapist’s evaluation.


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