Ivet B Koleva1,2* and Borislav Yoshinov3
1Medical University of Sofia, Bulgaria
2Specialized Rehabilitation Hospital “Serdika”, Sofia, Bulgaria
3Medical Faculty of Sofia University, Bulgaria
*Corresponding Author: Ivet B Koleva, Professor, Medical University of Sofia, Bulgaria.
Received: August 24, 2020; Published: August 31, 2020
The World Report on Disability defines the goals of rehabilitation: prevention of the loss of function; slowing the rate of loss of function; improvement or restoration of function; compensation for lost function; maintenance of current function. Orthopedic rehabilitation is part of the rehabilitation sciences, needed frequently in clinical practice. Our opinion is that rehabilitation is an essential element in the patients’ management of Orthopedics and Traumatology.
In this article, we present basic theoretical knowledge, necessary for a successful orthopedic rehabilitation, and we cite practical skills of rehabilitation in patients with the most frequent orthopedic conditions, including after orthopedic surgery. We explain our own proposal for OT rehabilitation algorithms, with the goal to stimulate the functionality of our patients and to assure their independence in activities of daily living, respectively their autonomy.
Keywords: Rehabilitation; Orthopedics and Traumatology; Physical Medicine; Electric Currents; Magnetic Field; Deep Oscillation; Cryotherapy
Citation: Ivet B Koleva and Borislav Yoshinov. “Rehabilitation as an Essential Element in the Clinical Practice of Orthopaedics and Traumatology".Acta Scientific Orthopaedics 3.9 (2020): 44-46.
Copyright: © 2020 Ivet B Koleva and Borislav Yoshinov. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.