Various Types Of Physiotherapy Equipments | Physiotherapy


Equipment used in physiotherapy

Physical therapy or physiotherapy involves the treatment of diseases, disabilities and disorders by evaluating, diagnosing and treating the diseases using physical treatments.

Office equipment

  • Desk
  • Chairs
  • Waiting room furniture
  • Doormats
  • Various cleaning products
  • Trash cans/bags
  • Computer, software, hardware
  • EMR, billing and accounting software
  • Cash box
  • File cabinet
  • Materials from the patient’s medical record
  • Multifunction copier / fax / scanner
  • Washer/dryer/laundry basket
  • Refrigerator/microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Various kitchen/break room supplies
  • Business stationery
  • Reference pads
  • Business cards
  • Brochures

Devices for tests and measurements

  • Goniometers
  • Tape measure
  • Grip dynamometer
  • Manual muscle testing dynamometer
  • Reflex hammer
  • Neurological testing instruments
  • Blood pressure cuff
  • Stethoscope
  • Thermometer
  • Video analysis hardware and software
  • FCE test equipment or system

First aid and medical supplies

  • First-aid supplies
    • Band-aids: various sizes
    • Rubbing alcohol
    • Tongue depressors
    • Cotton swabs
    • Chiffon
    • Athletic tape
    • Ace wrap
  • A.E.D

P.T. Basic equipment

  • Treatment tables: wooden baseboards
  • Treatment tables: adjustable high-low
  • Mat table
  • Treatment room cabinets, chairs
  • Large mirror for visual feedback
  • Height-adjustable exercise steps
  • Bedding: robes, towels, sheets, pillows, pillowcases, blanket,
  • Therapist stools on wheels
  • Variety of reinforcements, wedges, supports
  • Belts and mobilization devices
  • Walking belt
  • Various assistive devices
  • Taping supplies
  • Orthopaedic materials/splints

In-house educational materials

  • Skeleton
  • Anatomical posters
  • Anatomical models
  • Tablet/computer for patient education
  • Health education posters.

Basic modalities

  • Hydrocollator with hot packs
  • Small freezer for cold modes
  • Ice packs
  • Ice massage cups
  • Vase pneumatic compression device
  • Massage cream
  • Multiple mode electrical stimulators
  • Electrodes
  • Traction unit, table and accessories
  • Iontophoresis unit
  • Paraffin bath

Fitness/exercise equipment

  • Height adjustable pulleys
  • Dumbbells
  • Cuff weights
  • Resistive tubes/bands
  • Putty
  • Reciprocating pulley
  • Medicine balls
  • Supine Shuttle Leg Press
  • Multi-purpose, multi-joint adjustable resistive machine
  • Treadmill
  • Upper body ergometer
  • Upright/recumbent bike
  • Parallel bars or wall bars
  • Balance boards: various types
  • Various sports performance equipment: medicine balls
  • rebounder, agility ladder, plyometric station, sports specific
  • Foam rolls
  • Gymnastic ball
  • Side slide device
  • EMG biofeedback or diagnostic equipment

Physiotherapy or physical therapy involves the treatment of diseases, disabilities, and disorders by evaluating, diagnosing, and treating diseases using physical treatments. For the treatment of different types of disabilities and illnesses, physical therapists use various types of equipment. These types of equipment are known as physiotherapy equipments. Most of these equipments and machines are primarily used to complete daily responsibilities easily and painlessly. Various types of therapies are used to settle different parts of the body.

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