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 you suggest physiotherapy treatment for plantar fasciitis and knee pain?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 40-year-old man. I have foot pain which was diagnosed a few years ago as plantar fasciitis. I use shoes with special support, insoles, and cushion on the socks. I also have pain in my right knee, especially on the inner side. I want to know if there are any exercises or stretch... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The protocol followed by you is good. You should follow that regularly for the next one month. For the plantar fasciitis, I suggest the following: 1. Calf muscle stretching with wall support. 2. Dorsiflexion of the foot with pressure applied by your hand. 3. Hot ... Read Full »