to improve power of weak muscles
for pain relief by causing a mild electrical stimulation to the neural system that enhances production of beta endorphin and encephalin (pain killer).
for pain relief by increased extensibility of muscles, allowing micro message effect, vasodilatation of the blood vessels and Increasing number of white blood cells that invade the microorganisms
for pain relief through accelerate the inflammatory phase of the healing process, stimulating B endorphin secretion which is associated with inhibiting synthesis of prostaglandin, decreased the conduction velocity of the sensory nerve and stimulates the gate control to inhibit pain pathway
Hot packs /Infra-red
Hot packs is used to improve circulation and decrease pain.
ROM is used to improve R.O.M of stiff joint
Strengthening exercise is used to improve power of weak muscles
Stretching exercise to improve flexibility of shorted muscles
Proprioceptive exercise is used to regain joint receptor sensitivity.
CPM (continuous passive movement)
CPM is used to prevent or decrease joint stiffness.
Mobilization/ manipulation techniques
Mobilization is used to improve R.O.M of joints and decrease pain.