Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) is a speciality in medicine which aims to help individuals with physical impairments or disabilities or those individuals who have the possibility of having these conditions to regain their functionality as well as increase their quality of life.
These diseases can include degenerative and inflammatory musculoskeletal system diseases (such as rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis), soft tissue rheumatism, osteoporosis, traumas of local muscle and soft tissue, neurologic diseases (stroke, spinal cord injuries, head trauma, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, peripheral nerve injuries, facial paralysis, congenital and genetic muscular diseases), orthopaedic diseases (fracture, subluxation, joint prostheses, amputations) sport injuries and the rehabilitation of diseases which affect the central nervous system.
Methods such as medical treatments, injection treatments or hot-cold physical therapy agents, electrotherapy agents, hydrotherapy, manual treatment, personal exercise and rehabilitation are being used.
At the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, the specialists approach musculoskeletal system problems, neurological diseases, acute and chronic problems like chronic pain as a whole. Moreover, they provide the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of medical conditions which could cause disabilities in all age groups.
We are right there with you on your first step towards a painless, freer and happier life with the programmes applied in our Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation centre.
Devices Used in Our Centre
Ultrasound, Short wave diathermy (SWD), Pain Relief Currents (TENS, interferential, vacuum interference, diadynamic current), electric stimulation, laser, infrared, hot - cold compress, paraffin baths for hands and feet, pneumatic compression device, turbulent baths for arms and legs, four cell galvanic bath, cervical (neck) and lumbar (back) traction, ESWT (Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy), tilt table, sanding frame, resistance training device (bioforce), magnetotherapy, arm ergometer, hand dynamometer, exercise bikes, pulley system, shoulder wheel, finger ladder, TheraTube and TheraBand, weight sets, parallel bars, exercise ladder, exercise and Pilates balls, walking aid equipment (walker, Canadian, crutches)
Diseases Treated in Our Department
Lower back and neck pain (hernia and calcification, rheumatic diseases etc.), lower back pain prevention and training (lower back school), exercise programme, shoulder, elbow, lower back, neck, hip, knee, feet, ankle and sole region pain (meniscus, jogger’s heel, joint calcification, muscle tearing in the shoulder) back pain and muscle spasm (fibromyalgia, myalgia, muscle stiffness) knee, elbow, wrist, hand joint and soft tissue disorders (trigger finger, tennis elbow, carpal tunnel syndrome), joint swelling, pain and limited movement and the treatment and rehabilitation of other rheumatic disorders, ankylosing spondylitis, osteoporosis prevention, training and exercise program, spine curvature (posture, congenital or non-congenital scoliosis), joint movement problems due to fracture and other orthopaedic factors, before and after knee and hip prosthesis, limited movement due to sports injury, rehabilitation after tendon and nerve incision, peripheric nerve trap neuropathies (radial nerve paralysis, carpal tunnel, tarsal tunnel syndrome etc.), rehabilitation of neurological diseases (seizure, Parkinson’s, multiple Sclerosis, other muscle and nerve diseases etc.), facial paralysis, musculoskeletal system problems and exercise programs for pregnant women.
|0. Floor||Eastern Block|
|Department of Polyclinics|
|Monday - Friday||8:00 - 17:00|