Introduction to Therapeutic Physical Agents

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- Electrotherapy I Slide Set on Introduction to Therapeutic Physical Agents, created by natalia m zameri on 11/27/2017.
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    INTRODUCTION TO THERAPEUTIC PHYSICAL AGENTS   DIPLOMA IN PHYSIOTHERAPY   ELECTROTHERAPY I

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    AT THE END OF THIS TOPIC, STUDENTS SHOULD BE ABLE TO: Describe the DEFINITION of physical agents. Understand the GENERAL EFFECTS of physical agents. Describe the BASIC USES of physical agents.

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    Definition
    Therapeutic Physical Agent:  A  form  of  acoustic,  aqueous,  electrical, mechanical, thermal, or light energy applied to living  tissues in a systematic manner to alter physiologic processes, in conjunction with or for therapeutic purposes. Modalities: a method of application of, or the employment of, any therapeutic agent; limited usually to physical agents

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    To Whom?
    GENERAL CONDITION alert conscious responsive INDICATION pain swelling CONTRAINDICATION* PRECAUTIONS* RISKS*

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    When?
    Acute severe and sudden in onset short duration, rapidly progressive, and in need of urgent care Subacute longer duration less rapid change Chronic long-developing syndrome indefinite duration or virtually no change

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    PHYSIOLOGICAL EFFECTS WOUND HEALING PAIN MANAGEMENT     THERAPEUTIC EFFECTS MUSCLE STRENGTHENING MUSCLE RELAXATION MUSCLE STRETCHING JOINT MOBILIZATION
    Indications

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    What are the examples of Physical Agents?
    Superficial Heating Agents Hot Pack Paraffin Wax Superficial Cooling Agents Ice Pack Cryocuff Fluidotherapy Contrast Therapy

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