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Physiotherapy plays an important role in enhancing the quality of life for people at various life stages and with different health conditions, by maintaining and improving overall health and functionality, preventing injuries and managing a broad spectrum of health issues. However, in this part of the world, there is a significant need to raise awareness about the crucial role of physiotherapy.

Key areas that underscore the importance of physiotherapy include Aging Population, Chronic Disease Management, Recovery from Injuries, Post-surgical Rehabilitation, Preventive Care, Supporting Mental Health and Improving Fitness and Wellness.

Physio Medicare is excited to partner with Commercial Bank to broaden awareness and offer exclusive discounts to Com Bank Credit and Debit Card holders. We are proud to collaborate with Commercial Bank, a recipient of numerous accolades such as Best Bank, Best Mobile Banking App, Best SME Bank, along with awards in digital solutions, sustainability, customer service and support for SMEs and large corporations, all while delivering value to its customers in various ways through awareness and financial benefits.

Physio Medicare has partnered with Com Bank to offer a 15% discount to its credit and debit cardholders from May 16th to 20th, 2024. This promotion aims to enhance well-being by raising awareness and providing affordable access to physiotherapy services at Physio Medicare, located at No.04, Peter’s Lane, Dehiwala. Commercial Bank cardholders can learn more or schedule an appointment by calling Physio Medicare at +94 77 7123 234 or visiting www.physiomedicare.com, or by contacting ComBank at +94 112 353 353 or visiting https://www.combank.lk/rewards-promotion/healthcare/elevate-your-well-being-at-physio-medicare-with-combank-credit-and-debit-cards, www.combank.lk. Other campaign terms and conditions apply.

World Athletic Day

In the heart of every individual lies an athlete waiting to be discovered.

This inner athlete symbolizes not just the potential for physical ability but also represents a path to enhanced health and a more fulfilling life. As we explore and nurture this athletic spirit, we set the stage for personal growth, achievement and the pure joy of pushing our limits.

Each person’s journey into their athletic self begins with exploration. Trying different sports and physical activities can unlock hidden talents and interests. Whether it’s through running, swimming, cycling or team sports, the act of engaging regularly in physical challenges promotes better health, increases endurance and strengthens resilience. This exploration is crucial, as it not only helps in finding the activity that you resonate with the most but also keeps the routine exciting and engaging.

Focusing on your strengths within your chosen sport can lead to remarkable achievements and the continuous improvement of skills. This mindset promotes the pursuit of goals and often results in surpassing personal bests, which are monumental moments of victory over one’s previous limits. The thrill of competition, whether it’s with others or against personal milestones, provides a significant motivational boost. It’s not merely about winning, but about overcoming past performances, celebrating small victories and setting new benchmarks. This cycle of setting and achieving goals fuels athletes towards ongoing improvement and deep satisfaction, adding an exhilarating edge to their athletic journey.

For beginners and athletes, physiotherapy focuses on enhancing performance through targeted exercises, manual therapy and personalized programs that optimize muscle function and joint mobility. By preventing injuries and fine tuning the body’s mechanics, physiotherapy ensures both beginners and athletes can perform at their peak and achieve their competitive goals.

To all who embrace the spirit of athleticism, from amateurs who jog in the early hours of the morning to the elite athletes who compete on the global stage, your journey is inspiring. Each step you take, each jump you make and each throw you launch brings you closer to realizing your dreams. Let each day be filled with energy and achievements, pushing you towards your personal bests and beyond.

On World Athletic Day, let’s lace up our shoes and chase our dreams, not just to cross the finish line, but to push beyond the limits we once thought possible.

Enhancing Workplace Safety and Health Through Physiotherapy

As we mark World Day for Safety and Health at Work, it’s crucial to reflect on the significant role physiotherapy plays in creating safer and healthier work environments. At Physio Medicare, our commitment to promoting health extends into the very spaces where people spend most of their daily lives, their workplace.

The Role of Physiotherapy in Workplace Safety
Physiotherapy is an essential element in preventive care and injury management within the workplace. We address and mitigate workplace risks, enhance ergonomic practices and educate employees on maintaining physical health through:

Addressing the issue of improving employee health, physiotherapy focuses on the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of movement disorders. For employees, particularly those in physically demanding or deskbound jobs, physiotherapy can help address by offering onsite physiotherapy services or partnering with physiotherapy clinics, companies can provide their staff with convenient access to care, which promotes early detection and treatment of potential health issues before they lead to more serious conditions.

Partnering with Physio Medicare into workplace health initiatives offers a multifaceted approach to improving employee well being and productivity. Physio Medicare is the leader in addressing physical ailments, educating staff on health and safety practices and promoting a proactive health management culture in the corporate sector. Companies can expect to see a significant return on investment through increased productivity, reduced healthcare costs and improved employee retention and satisfaction through our both packages onsite and offsite clinic physiotherapy packages, specially designed for corporates.

Contact: 0777 123 234 | 0716 123 234
Find Us: No.4, Peter’s Lane, Dehiwala.

How Physiotherapy Helps With Parkinson’s Disease

What is Parkinson’s Disease?

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurological condition that primarily affects movement due to the loss of dopamine producing cells in the brain. Dopamine is crucial for regulating movement and its depletion leads to symptoms like tremors and stiffness. The exact cause of the cell death is unknown and there is no cure, but treatments are available to manage symptoms.

Early Signs of Parkinson’s Disease:

Tremors typically begin in a limb, often your hand or fingers, noticeable mainly when at rest.
Parkinson’s disease can slow movements over time, making simple tasks difficult and time consuming.
Rigidity and stiffness in the muscles can occur, limiting the range of motion and causing pain.
Impairments in balance and changes in posture such as stooping are common.
Speech may become softer, faster or hesitant unlike normal speech patterns.

How Physiotherapy Helps with Parkinson’s Disease:

Physiotherapy is a key component in managing Parkinson’s disease through various therapeutic approaches.

1) Improving Movement and Flexibility
Physiotherapists work to enhance muscle strength, flexibility and joint range, helping to improve fluidity and ease of movement. Exercises tailored to individual needs help maintain mobility and reduce stiffness.
2) Gait and Balance Training
Specialized training helps tackle walking difficulties in Parkinson’s patients. Physiotherapists might use techniques such as treadmill training or cueing strategies to improve gait and prevent falls.
3) Reducing Fall Risk
Through balance exercises and functional training, physiotherapy helps reduce the risk of falls in Parkinson’s patients. Training might include activities that challenge balance and simulate real life scenarios.
4) Pain Management
Physiotherapy helps manage pain associated with Parkinson’s through techniques such as massage, heat treatment or targeted exercises that relieve muscle tension and enhance joint function.

At Physio Medicare, we have more than 12 years of experience specializing in handling patients with Parkinson’s, providing expert care tailored to each individual’s needs. Contact us today for a free consultation today.

Contact: 0777 123 234 | 0716 123 234
Find Us: No.4, Peter’s Lane, Dehiwala.