Physiotherapy for seniors

An effective physiotherapy treatment plan for the elderly has to include a thorough assessment of the medical history and current lifestyle and social environment. In addition, the goals of the patient has to be taken into consideration given how this is such an important life stage for the senior.

Maison teaches the elderly how to perform functional daily tasks in the most effective manner based on their current condition and symptoms.

Exercises will include learning how to engage the core and postural muscles, dynamic balance exercises in seated and standing as well as range of motion exercises to maintain an optimal amount of flexibility.

For the elderly with medical condition, all Maison therapists will perform a thorough perusal and understanding of the medical history before proceeding with the treatment. This is because the side effects of any medication as well as recent medical treatments have to be taken into consideration as part of the curation of the treatment plan.