What is Geriatric Rehabilitation?
Geriatric Rehabilitation, one of the main branches of physical therapy, deals with problems that occur or may occur in elderly individuals. Some mechanical disorders begin in the human body with the advancement of age. With the advancement of age, joint smoothness begins to disappear, abilities such as muscle strength, balance and cognitive (processes requiring mental effort and labor) skills begin to decrease. Musculoskeletal and rheumatic pain, rheumatic diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and ankylosing spondylitis begin to appear. In addition to these, types of dementia may also come to light.
Services Provided in Geriatric Rehabilitation
In geriatric rehabilitation, the treatment and care needs of the individual vary according to the current disease. This process should be managed by specialists according to the disability of the individual.
At Bilge Hayatlar, with its expert physician staff and health and care team specialized in the rehabilitation process, the person is ensured to spend this process healthy, peaceful and happy. Patients with muscle weakness, muscle shortness, difficulty in feeding, peg feeding, bedsores, respiratory and swallowing problems, as well as psychological and mental problems caused by immobility are restored to health with individual treatment methods prepared for their needs.