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Physical Therapy

Physical therapy or physiotherapy deals with evaluation and treatment of abnormal physical function after an injury, disability or other underlying condition. Physical therapy aimed at improving the range of movement and the life quality thereby preventing any injury or disability in the future. Physical therapy also involves iontophoresis, electrical stimulation, heat, moist heat and cold therapy, and light therapies. Physical therapy helps manage pain and prevents surgery.

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Can physical therapy alleviate cervical radiculopathy?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been struggling with persistent neck pain, and I suspect it might be due to strain or even cervical radiculopathy. I am considering physical therapy as an option. Could you provide insights into the effectiveness of physical therapy for neck pain, particularly in cases of cervi...  Read Full »

Mohammed Wajid

Answer: Hello, Welcome to First, you need to confirm its radiculopathy or spondylosis, after assessment, it can be decided what you are suffering from exactly. In physiotherapy there are exercises and electrotherapy will be used to reduce pain and strengthen the muscles. Most important is to ...  Read Full »

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