Wholistic orthopedics: Is this the right way to treat geriatric orthopedic patients?

Article English OPEN
Ebnezar, John ; Bali, Yogita ; John, Rakesh (2017)
  • Publisher: Medknow Publications & Media Pvt Ltd
  • Journal: International Journal of Yoga, volume 10, issue 1, pages 40-43 (issn: 0973-6131, eissn: 2231-2714)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4103/0973-6131.194560, pmc: PMC5225744
  • Subject: Geriatric orthopedics | reversal therapy | Miscellaneous systems and treatments | Perspective | rehab therapy | Wholistic therapy | RZ409.7-999 | WHO

Geriatric orthopedic problems poses different challenges in their management. Conventional treatment methods like drugs, physiotherapy and surgeries are inadequate. A Geriatric orthopedic patient suffers as a whole and not in isolation. This article highlights the importance of managing geriatric orthopedic patients as a whole and outlines the various steps of wholistic management.
Share - Bookmark