Treatments for orthopedic problems cover the entire gamut of strengthening exercises, increasing the range of mobility, improving the ability to get around (ambulation), expanding the range of motion and other self-care techniques.
Orthopedic rehabilitation can be done on an out-patient or in-patient basis, depending on the seriousness of the disorder. A common and popular approach is water therapy. Persons are taught certain movements in a warm pool.
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The repetition of these exercises, buoyancy and the water temperature facilitate blood flow to the affected joints. Some orthopedic patients are also outfitted with special customized spinal braces or prostheses as determined by a specialist. They suffer from bone problems preventing them from walking straight or walking for long periods.
Some orthopedic patients have also taken to using pain-relieving gels which were developed with homeopathic principles to help decrease pain resulting from arthritis, soreness, neck and back pain and simple muscle soreness. Some gels contain natural herbs like witch hazel, capsicum and menthol – known for their ability to generate heat when applied on affected areas.