MPTh/MPT - Paediatric Physiotherapy, BPTh/BPT
Dr. D.Kartika says "I Kartika I'm a Physiotherapist, initiated practicing for adults with respect to Musculoskeletal system, Nerve compression's and nerve palsy, Respiratory conditions, Post Operative Conditions From Acharya OPD clinic Hebbal Bangalore and Ortho and Neuro clinic in Malleshwaram Bangalore. I completed my post graduation in the 2013 MPT in Paediatrics, after that from 2012, started working for Centre For Child Development and Disability in Bangalore till 2015, later worked in Child Development Clinic from 2015 to 2017, presently working in Gokulum Child Rehabilitation Chennai. I treat adults with respect Pain, Musculoskeletal disorders, Nerve palsy, Post Operative cases, In children with Motor Delay and with Sensory Issues (delayed Milestone, Cerebral Palsy, Austism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, Genetic Disorder."
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Q: Who is a physiotherapist?
A: Physiotherapists are specialists who assist people with injury, or disability to help restore full function, rehabilitation, mobility and strength.They are engaged in promoting health and maintainance of overall well being.
Q: When should I see a doctor and when should I see a physiotherapist?
A: Severe injuries require patients to visit an emergency physician for further medical or surgical mode of treatment. Both physiotherapists and doctors can diagnose several injuries and either can be referred depending on the range of factors. However, physiotherapists specialize in treating musculo-skeletal system related conditions by certified exercises.
Q: What is the difference between a physiotherapist and a physical therapist?
A: Both physiotherapist and physical therapist are interchangeable terms. Both kinds of people possess specific training to diagnose symptoms of injury, disability and illnesses and treat them by physical manipulation, exercises and heat therapy.
Q: Can a physiotherapist perform surgery?
A: Physiotherapists are not trained in performing surgery. However, physiotherapists can work along with other health professionals for providing rehabilitation services.
Q: Can physiotherapists prescribe medicines?
A: The right to prescribe medicines by physiotherapists vary across nations and their medical boards. Some physiotherapists may be licensed to prescribe certain groups of pain relieving medications.