Physiotherapists work on maintaining and improving the mobility and strength of the upper body and what remains of the lower body. This may involve exercises, resistance training, and mobility aids like wheelchairs or orthotics.
Paraplegia is a condition characterized by the loss of motor and sensory function in the lower half of the body, typically from the waist down. It is usually caused by damage to the spinal cord and can have various underlying causes. Effective physiotherapy treatment can play a crucial role in managing paraplegia. Here’s a comprehensive overview of the condition, its causes, symptoms, and physiotherapy treatment: