Equipment Used In Physiotherapy

Introduction:

A physiotherapist also known as ‘physical therapist’ may give therapy manually by using electrical or mechanical equipments that helps in recovery and support process. These tools are used for reducing the pain. Some important physiotherapy equipments are given below.

Physiotherapy Equipment

Physiotherapy equipments:

Isokinetic devices:

Patients are getting recovery with the help of these devices. If you are facing muscle growth issue, then it will also help you out in recovery process. They also help in flexibility by providing resistance during exercises.

Exercise bike:

Exercise bike is another great equipment found in most physical therapy centers. This technique is the best recovery device helping patients that are facing foot and ankle issues. These equipments also help in building strength and stamina through their legs.

Weights to exercise hands and legs:

Weights to exercise hands, legs and bands are also part of physiotherapy Dubai equipment. In this case, a large ball is filled with air that is attached to small stool set on rollers having back support. It can also cure pain that could otherwise be felt on back and on spine.

Weights to exercise hands and legs

Table, bed and couch:

Table, couch, chair and bed are considered as important things that help in providing head support. The purpose of these things is that the patient can lie down on the back or stomach as needed.

These equipments make the patient comfortable during the diagnosis and examination. The similar supporting material is also used during exercises that have to be performed by the patient during massage therapy.

TENS:

Tools such as Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) are used to overcome chronic pain and acute. It provides short relief for pain without using narcotics, injections and medication.

This equipment produces tiny electrical impulses that are sent to the nerves that block the pain signals from reaching brain. They also increase the number of endorphins, generated by brain. You can get portable model of this tool as handheld devices that are operated by battery.

Ultrasound and electrotherapy:

Equipments used to conduct electrotherapy and ultrasound is very important in physiotherapy process. A round handheld probe or wand is used in the ultrasound system. This device is connected to the patient’s body by putting it on skin using ultrasound gel.

This wand then transmits ultrasonic waves through skin. This device is very vital in providing medication below skin without using any injection. The similar tool can also be used for generating tissue heat for muscle relaxation and pain alleviation by producing pulse.

Conclusion:

The above mentioned tools are just some of the examples of physiotherapy Dubai equipments. Each therapist may have different treatment method and equipment. Your therapist will tell you which tools are better for you.

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