Physiotherapy is a branch of medicine that deals with the prevention , treatment and rehabilitation of patients suffering from congenital or traumatic pathologies in the musculoskeletal and neurological fields through therapeutic interventions, such as: physical therapy, manual / manipulative therapy, postural therapy.
The physiotherapist specializes in treating movement disorders, generated by trauma (sports, road accidents, etc.), neurological pathologies (stroke, hemiparesis, Parkinson’s disease, etc.), orthopedic pathologies (bone fractures and muscle injuries) .
The physiotherapist often works in close collaboration with other specialists, in order to adapt an optimal physiotherapy treatment plan to recover the impaired motor functions.
At the Petrazzuoli Medical Center , cardiological and pulmonary physiotherapy rehabilitation is also carried out after cardiac surgery and pulmonary diseases .
In the pediatric field, the pediatric physiotherapist is competent in dealing with spinal column disorders (Scoliosis, Lordosis, Kyphosis), postural disorders as well as walking and flat foot abnormalities.