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Electrotherapy Presentation, (Traction, Compression) for DPT Students

Electrotherapy Presentation, (Traction, Compression) for DPT Students Electrotherapy Presentation Traction, Compression) for DPT Students Traction: Process of drawing, or pulling apart, of a body segment Types Mechanical Traction: – using a traction machine or ropes/ pulleys to apply a traction force   Manual Traction : clinician positions patient and applies …

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What is Hydrotherapy? Its Application, Indications, Contraindications & Precautions

What is Hydrotherapy? Its Application, Indications, Contraindications & Precautions HYDROTHERAPY Hydrotherapy refers to the use of multi-depth immersion pools or tanks that facilitate the application of various established therapeutic interventions including stretching, joint mobilization, strengthening etc. Application: To cure musculo-skeletal problems. Indications for hydrotherapy: 1. Muscular problems: Muscular weakness, Muscle …

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The three phases of Shoulder flexion Movement

The three phases of flexion The first phase of flexion: 0-50/60′ The muscles involved are these: . the anterior clavicular fibres of the cleltoid . the coraco-bracbialis . the superior clavicular fibres of the pectoralis major This movement of flexion at the shoulder is limited by two factors: tension developed …

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