ADDING LIFE to YEARS....
If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be."
NATIONAL BURNS CENTRE
From February 2014
Occupation or position held : Clinical physiotherapist.
Main activities and responsibilities:
The initial assessment of a patient to determine which area needs to be addressed first.
Control and resolution of edema and preserving ROM usually are the first priority of physical therapy and treatments.
Elevating the extremities and encouraging active movements especially of the hands and an ankles help to minimize the edema formation.
Prevention of scar contraction can be accomplished through positioning, splinting and exercise. Exercise and ambulation to minimize detritus effects of bed rest following wound closure.
Massage and compression therapy to minimize contracture formation and management of burn scars.
Positioning, splinting and exercise are three relatively simple procedures effective in healing the scar contracture process.
Active assisted and passive exercises initiation if a patient cannot fully achieve active ROM.
April 2013 - March 2014
To improve and maintain functions essential for daily living
To bring comfort to the lives of MS persons and their Caregivers and to improve their Quality of Life with the help of latest advances in Manual skills.
From May 2013
August 2012 - November 2012