Fizik Tedavi ve Rehabilitasyon

The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is concerned with the diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and management of medical disorders in patients and improving the quality of life of people who have physical or cognitive limitations. Our pm&r department deals with issues such as ending inflammation, relieving pain, reallocating proper blood circulation, reducing the use of intense medication, and eliminating postural problems

Avicenna International Hospital has the latest technologies that will meet all the requirements of modern medicine, and our Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation specialists serve our patients through these technologies.

Diseases Treated with Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

  • pain problems including Pain in the musculoskeletal system in the body such as the neck, waist, back, feet, and knees.
  • muscle-spine system disorders
  • Parkinson’s
  • rheumatic diseases including rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, joint rheumatism, heel spur, tennis and golfer’s elbow, calcific tendinitis, calcifications, shoulder impingement syndromes, shoulder muscle tears, soft tissue rheumatism, gout, Mediterranean fever, and connective tissue diseases.
  • neurological disorders
  • sports injuries such as Muscle injuries, meniscus, fractures
  • Neck and Herniated Disc
  • Brain-spinal cord injuries
  • post-surgery orthopedic
  • functional disorders
  • amputation

Who is a Physiatrist?

A physiatrist is a medical professional who leads a team of medical experts to assist patients to improve their physical, psychological, and social abilities. They are responsible for treating the person, including managing pain, restoring function, and increasing quality of life. Medication, injections, therapeutic exercise, electrodiagnosis, and any equipment necessary for everyday activities are examples of treatment techniques. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation doctors (pm&r doctor) are other terms for physiatrists.


The physiotherapy and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation department is essentially a medical unit that makes use of many different departments, progressing together and applying treatment methods to eliminate the physical disability of the patients.

The most effective Physiotherapy benefit for patients is the recovery of the lost range of motion. The physical medicine and rehabilitation process, which is applied in sessions and within the framework of a certain program, may vary according to the patient’s discomfort, the patient’s response time to the treatment, and the method. These modern medical applications should be done by specialist doctors and trained physiotherapists.

Physical Medicine and rehabilitation use a variety of techniques. As a result, Thermotherapy, hydrotherapy, electrotherapy, ultrasound, short and microwave waves, laser, hot packs, heliotherapy paraffin baths, infrared rays, and Cryotherapy are some methods applied in the pm&r.

On the other hand, apart from musculoskeletal disorders and treatments, these treatments are also performed in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation department.

  • Treatment of movement disorders after stroke
  • facial paralysis rehabilitation
  • Nerve damage and neurological rehabilitation
  • pediatric rehabilitation
  • Rehabilitation after surgery
  • Post-burn rehabilitation

Physical Therapy at Home

Patients interested in-home physical therapy methods should definitely talk to a specialist doctor. Because unproven information found on the Internet can cause patients to inflict more significant harm on themselves. Specialists of the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation department of Avicenna Hospital perform the diagnosis and treatment of all diseases that require treatment. Our doctors inform patients about how their patients can apply physical therapy at home when necessary. Patients can perform physical therapy at home, provided that they are under the control of our doctors.

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