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Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation is the process of aiding an ailing person to perform the functions like a normal person. The individual will be affected with some disability which prevents him from carrying out the daily activities. The patient is restored to the normal self through medications, physical training, exercises, equipments and prostheses. The professional who is performing the function of rehabilitation is known as a physiatrist. The usual cases which require their intervention include amputation, old age, stroke and other types of debilitating injuries and diseases. It may not be possible to achieve full functionality in many cases. But rehabilitation optimizes the quality of life of a person.