Stereotypically, when someone hear the word rehabilitation, people just though about drugs and all. However, that is not just the case. Rehabilitation is the kind of treatment that smooth the path of recovery of a person from illness, surgery, or disease back to its normal and healthy condition. The main purpose of rehab is to restore the physical, mental, and sensory capabilites of a patient that a surgery, illness, or disease have caused to lost. This treatment involves assisting the patients to recompense for something that cannot be brought back medically.
A good rehabilitation program can help the patients recover from their disability and can assist them to cope up with their condition that cannot be recover by medical care. It addresses the needs of the patient physically, psychologically, and environmentally. It also includes altering the social surroundings of the patient. There are three main categories of rehabilitation which are physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy.
This kind of therapy is designed to restore the patient’s muscles, bones, and nervous system. This is achieved through the technique of massage, ultrasound, and exercises. It helps you to reduce or remove pain, improve mobility and treat muscle problems, and train the patients to do daily tasks.
This kind of therapy is designed to help patients gain back their ability to do daily tasks normally. This involves remembering old skills or teaching new ones to be able to adapt to their disabilities with the help of equipment, orthotics, and alteration of the environment of the patient at home.
This kind of therapy is designed to help the patients cure their speech disorde and recover it to back from normal. It may be prescribed for those patients who’ve encountered brain injury, cancer, stroke, and other diseases.