Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is a younger medical discipline and is used to support conservative treatment of disorders of the spine and the musculoskeletal system. Most of physical therapies, as for example hydrotherapy, have been known for thousands of years.
- Precise history and examination of the musculoskeletal system
- Detailed mangement of the treatment with physiotherapy, hydrotherapy,
electrotherapy, thermotherapy and massages
- Testing of muscle functions
- Advice in concerns of aiding devices (orthoses, bandages)
- Disorders of the spine
- Disorders of the limbs