Journal of Physiotherapy Research is an open access peer reviewed journal that provides an international platform for practicing physiotherapists, researchers and scientists engaged in physiotherapeutic research to publish their latest research findings. The aim and scope of the Journal of Physiotherapy incorporates a diverse range of subject areas related to physical therapy and rehabilitation viz.cardiovascular physiotherapy, musculoskeletal physiotherapy, neurological physiotherapy, sports physiotherapy, geriatric physiotherapy and fitness training. Original manuscripts that pertain to hitherto unexplored realms ofanatomical aspects of physiotherapy, biomechanical aspects of physiotherapy, physiological aspects of physiotherapy and exercise physiology are solicited.
The journal also emphasizes on the publication of manuscripts that serve to ameliorate the adept physiotherapy techniques and treatment modalities as well as further research and innovation of improved mechanical physiotherapeutic devices that employ traction, sound waves, electricity and use prostheses, or those s and other assistive devices.
The Journal of Physiotherapy Research invites researchers and scholars across the world to submit their valuable research works in the journal, hopefully for publication. The journal accepts manuscripts in the form of research articles, review articles, case studies, letters to the editor; opinion articles, commentaries and book reviews.All submitted manuscripts are subject to a rigorous double blind peer review process. Acceptance by two independent reviewers followed by final approval of the editor-in-chief is mandatory for publication of all citable manuscripts.
Submit manuscript at http://www.imedpub.com/submissions/physiotherapy-research.html or send as an e-mail attachment to the Editorial Office at [email protected]
Cardiovascular Physiotherapy is a specialised area of physiotherapy that deals with the treatment of the clients with diseases and injuries in the heart and lungs.
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Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy is an area of physiotherapy that specialises treating injuries which affect the muscles, joints, and soft tissues. Such as Ligament sprains, Muscle strains.
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Neurological physiotherapy is the specialised branch of physiotherapy that specialises treating neurological impairments like Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury.
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Neurological Disorders Journal, Neurology and Neuroscience Journal, Neurorehabilitation Journal, Neurorehabilitation Research Journal, Journal of Neurological Disorders, Neurological Physiotherapy - 2nd Edition
Geriatric Physiotherapy also known as Geriatric rehabilitation it is a branch of physiotherapy that studies rehabilitation and physical therapy issues in elderly.
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Sports Physiotherapy is a specialised area of physiotherapy that deals with the injuries related to sports people. Injuries in sports are different from everyday injuries. Athletes require high level performance which stresses their muscles, joints and bones to the limit.
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Physiotherapy rehabilitation includes specialized techniques like exercise therapy, postural, gait, balance and co-ordination re-training and manual manipulation joints. Physiotherapists can add physical therapy modalities including electrotherapy, ultrasound, acupuncture, etc. Physiotherapists are experts in diagnosing and treating the injuries.
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There are several kinds of Physiotherapy techniques that a physiotherapist may use as per the requirements,as follows: Joint mobilisation (gentle gliding) techniques, Joint manipulation, Physiotherapy Instrument Mobilisation (PIM). Minimal Energy Techniques (METs), Muscle stretching, Neurodynamics, Massage and soft tissue techniques.
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Different Physiotherapy treatment modalities can be used on a client as per the requirement or the injury. They can be: Exercise, Ultrasound, Electrical Stimulation and TENS, Traction, Joint Mobilization, Massage, Heat, Ice, Iontophoresis, Laser or Light Therapy , Whirlpool
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Fitness Training is define as exercise undertaken to improve or maintain one's physical fitness and health. Some of the benefits of physical fitness training are weight reduction, improvements to the body's proportions, and improvements to the body's resistance, which reduces the risk of disease. There are four types of fitness that are important to incorporate into physical activity routine: Cardiovascular/aerobic exercise, Anaerobic exercise, Joint flexibility, Muscular endurance and strength.
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Anatomical Aspects of Physiotherapy deals with the study of the musculoskeletal and nervous systems in relation to their function and dysfunction in human movement. Anatomy of physiotherapy study aware about musculoskeletal and nervous systems in relation to their function and dysfunction, responses of neuromusculoskeletal structures to injury, disease and rehabilitation in human movement.
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Biomechanical Aspects of Physiotherapy provide clear information about the biomechanics study of human motion. Biomechanics study is very important to determine cause of injury to prevent them re-occurring. Biomechanical analysis includes, running analysis - study of your running style, gait analysis - study of your walking pattern, video analysis or motion capture analysis, sports biomechanics - sport specific analysis, biomechanics of running, sprinting, swimming, throwing etc.
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The psychological effects of physiotherapy depend upon the method which mainly follow by the physiotherapist and the need of the individual who needs medical therapy. In general physiotherapists are specialists in the area of musculoskeletal disorders; prevention, treatment and management, they can also be specialists in an area such as cardiovascular, pulmonary and neurological rehabilitation.
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