Non-pharmacological Approach to Diabetics
It is a disorder of the metabolism causing excessive thirst and the production of large amounts of urine.Diabetes Mellitus or simply diabetes, is a group of metabolic disorders characterized by high levels of blood glucose resulting from defects in Insulin production or it’s action or both. These effective exercise ensure both musculoskeletal and cardio-respiratory fitness.
Diabetes epidemic is increasing in size and complexity day by day, which increases the realization that physicians alone are unable to provide the care required by the people affected with diabetes. Only a multi-disciplinary team approach can prevent, control and treat diabetes and other complications caused by it. Physiotherapists can assess, diagnose, treat and manage musculoskeletal manifestations and other complications associated to diabetes.
How Physiotherapy works in Diabetes
Lifestyle modification and Exercises
Physiotherapy offers various effective non-pharmacological approaches for pain relief. Diabetics often have pain from several conditions including nerve impairment, musculoskeletal conditions, etc which can be controlled and eliminate by sensory desensitization, T.E.N.S, I.F.T, U.S.T, Wax bath, Cryotherapy, Whirlpool bath and specialized exercise protocols.