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A New Model for Physical Therapy
All your physiotherapy-related queries and problems are managed online through regular online check-ins & teleconsultations.
Expert Physical therapists
Mantra Care members get matched with a professional physiotherapist for one-on-one treatment. They use interactive exercise videos available on our app to treat you.
Continuous Medical Care
Mantra Care physiotherapists are 100% virtual and provide medical care to patients without any time and geographical barriers. Our technology-enabled approach helps managing physical ailments from head to toe.
Personalized Physical Therapy
MantraCare provides everyday exercises, home remedies, and regular check-ins for all your physiotherapy needs. We individualize treatment for each person, with problems including back pain, arthritis, muscle injuries, and more.
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How it works
Sign up for Physiotherapy Program
Complete a simple five-minute online application to check your eligibility for the physiotherapy program and enrolment.
Meet your health care team
We will connect you with a Mantra physical therapist who will be available to you 24/7 via call or chat
Connect to our app
Follow suggestions provided by the app and your physiotherapist to cure your pains. You can also track your progress in the app.
All about Physiotherapy & Treatment
Physiotherapy, also called physical therapy makes use of biomechanics, kinesiology, and manual therapy that helps in increasing a patient’s physical strength. It is a medical treatment that involves restoring the patient’s ability to move and function well.
Who is a Physiotherapist?
The healthcare professionals who provide physiotherapy are called physiotherapists. They are highly trained with a degree in physiotherapy from Nigeria and are skilled at pinpointing the root causes of an injury, as well as treating them. He helps overcome muscle & joint pains.
Physiotherapists employ a variety of techniques such as body manipulation, electrical nerve stimulation, and Acupuncture, depending on the nature of the injury.
Types of Physio treatments:
Treatment involves manually moving joints in specific directions and at different speeds to regain movement, muscle stretching, or moving the body part against resistance. It is the most effective form of physiotherapy, and it’s suitable for patients of all ages. The benefits of this treatment include improvement in blood circulation, enhanced movement and mobility. This treatment is best for aches and pains that involve the neck, shoulder, and back disorders.
Exercises are centred on making your muscles and joints strong, improving control over your motor functions, and also preventing injuries in the future. For instance, a combination of mild exercises like walking or swimming is recommended to someone who is recovering from an injury that affects their overall mobility
This is also called electrotherapy and uses currents and pulses to stimulate your nerves. The impulses that are passed through the muscles make them tight and eases the pain and stress as well. Electrotherapy is pain-free, and you only feel a slight tingling sensation. The various types of energy therapy, include:
- Laser therapy: This therapy aims at reducing pain and muscle spasms. Also called as, shortwave diathermy, this treatment generates an electromagnetic field that produces heat in the body’s tissues. This helps reduce any swelling and pain.
- Ultrasound: High-frequency sound waves are used to treat any deep tissue problems. This is done by stimulating blood circulation and enhancing cell activity.
Hydrotherapy: This form of treatment is done in water, and the temperature is between warm to hot because it lets the muscles relax and also provides relief from pain.
Problems that require Physio treatment in Nigeria
The need for Physio can be unpredictable, and it can come up at any age, especially if you have experienced any physical trauma like sprains, fractures or muscle disorders. A physio can help you with:
- Posture problems : Lower and upper back pain, Stiff neck, Shoulder tightness, Poor muscle tone, Lack of balance in muscles
- Joint pain: Poorly aligned joints, Arthritis, Age-related joint pain, Bursitis
- Surgery recovery: Knee replacement, Tendon surgery, Lymph node replacement, Spinal cord injury surgery
- Bruising or Inflammation: Sports injury, Contusions, Muscle swelling, & Lymphatic congestion
- Other: Frozen shoulder, Slip disc, Stroke, Pregnancy-related pain in muscles and joints & Cerebral Palsy
Meet the best online physical therapist
MantraCare physical therapists treat muscle and joint pain problems through a combination of body exercises, video demonstrations, and a healthy diet. Our treatment experience is a better traditional in-person approach in multiple ways.
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We treat nearly all muscle and joint issues
Not all physical or muscle problems are the same. Different types of problems require different treatments. At MantraCare, 200+ physical therapist from the world cover a range of specialties to meet your needs be it back pain, shoulder pain, or sports injury:
10,000+ Happy Physiotherapy patients across the world
Our Patients Are Redefining Success
“I had severe nerve compression in my neck. I searched for help online & found MantraCare. I was surprised how they correctly diagnosed my problem without touch. I took live video sessions for 2 months days and now have recovered 95%. My physiotherapist engages me via 3D exercise videos and regular demonstrations.”
2 years on MantraCare
Frequently Ask Questions
Physiotherapy can be defined as a treatment method that focuses on the science of movement. It helps people to restore, maintain and maximize their physical strength and motion by addressing the underlying physical issues. It helps treat muscle and joint pains issues.
Physiotherapists are experts at providing physiotherapy treatment for:
Elbow pain – Elbow pain can have causes that are not due to fundamental illness. It is associated with several causes including hitting a hard object, injury, putting pressure on the elbow, or attempting any sports activity.
Back pain – A person may experience minor to severe back pain due to several reasons including lifting heavy weight, injury or age. If neglected, the symptoms can turn worse. Physiotherapy helps in getting rid of these symptoms.
Hand pain – Hand pain is frequently brought by illness or injury that affects bones, muscles, joints, and ligaments, veins, or connective tissues altogether. Hand pain is one element of joint aggravation (joint pain) which is felt inside the hand.
Wrist pain – Wrist pain is typically brought by injuries or cracks from unexpected wounds. However, wrist pain can also occur from long haul issues such as monotonous pressure, joint inflammation, and carpal passage disorder.
Sore joints – Joint pain is associated with aches, discomfort, and soreness in the joints of our body. It restricts us from performing a proper movement of our body parts.
Knee pain – Knee pain can occur due to injury, rigorous sports activity, or age. It leads to difficulty in climbing stairs, running, and carrying our daily activities.
Tendinitis – Tendon is the thick fibrous cords that connect muscles to the bones. Inflammation or irritation in the tendon can lead to the problem of tendinitis.
Hip Pain – Hip pain can occur due to several reasons including trauma, improper sitting position, muscle stiffness, sprains, or strains.
Neck pain – Neck pain is not associated with underlying illness. It is a result of resting in an awkward position, stress, chiropractic control, or wearing substantial pieces of jewelry.
Hardened neck – A hardened neck can have causes that are not due to fundamental infection. It is a result of injuries, strains, improper sleeping position, sitting at a work area with helpless ergonomics, or absence of development.
Shoulder pain – Shoulder pain can have causes that are not due to fundamental sickness. Models incorporate injury, improper resting position, or putting weight on the shoulder.
Lower leg hyper-extends – A physical issue that occurs when the joints bend in an inappropriate way. A hyper-extended lower leg causes growing pain and restricted scope of movement.
Foot pain – Foot pain can affect your walking ability. Models incorporate inadequately fitting shoes, collision with a hard object, abuse like long strolls or running a long distance, injuries, strains or injury.
The most common causes of muscle and joint pains are tension, stress, overuse and minor injuries. This type of pain is usually localized, affecting just a few muscles or a small part of your body. However, systemic muscle pain or pain throughout your whole body is more often the result of an infection, an illness or a side effect of a medication. For example, your blood pressure medication may lead to muscle or back pain.
There are multiple benefits of Physiotherapy. Physiotherapy helps Reduce or eliminate pain, Avoid surgery, Improve mobility, Recover from a stroke, improve your balance and prevent falls, Manage diabetes and vascular conditions & manage age-related issues (arthritis or osteoporosis).
Most musculoskeletal pains can be treated online. However, some problems need hands-on assessment or treatment fix problem, which cannot be performed during online treatment. If our specialized physiotherapist come across such cases, then he might recommend you to visit the clinic. Moreover, the patient’s will be provided with a refund for their online consultation.
Medications are very rarely used in the treatment. But, yes, online Physiotherapist at MantraCare can prescribe medication. However, for certain states/ regions in Nigeria, where online prescription is not allowed, we will try connect you to a locate Nigeria doctor. Alternatively, we also ship medication at your location in Nigeria.
It isn’t about which is better; it’s about availability and access. Ideally, everyone should have unlimited access to personalized healthcare. But we do not live in an ideal world. Online physical therapy bridges those instances where in-person visits are less effective / feasible. Moreover, through online treatment, you get access to the best physical therapists in world, while sitting in your home in Nigeria.
People have a wrong perception about physiotherapists is that they only diagnose with hand-on-hand treatment. But Physiotherapists research about your condition and your lifestyle and they ask you some questions to discover your treatment. Through the experience of it our physiotherapist will ask you to some tests and confirm the diagnosis he is providing is right for your body or not.
If our specialized doctors from Mantra care found that the injury is critical, then we will recommend undergoing physical treatment.
Physiotherapists employ a variety of techniques, depending on the nature of the injury or problem they are treating. The most common physiotherapy techniques are:
Acupuncture: Needles stimulate the nervous system and work to dull pain, release muscles, boost the immune system and regulate various body functions.
Electrical nerve stimulation: Small electrical currents delivered to affected areas helps to suppress and block pain signals to the brain.
Demonstration: Teaching proper movement patterns allows patients to help heal themselves.
Manual manipulation: Moving joints and soft tissue helps to improve circulation, drain fluid from the body, and relax overly tight or muscles with spasms.
MantraCare physiotherapist treats muscle and joint pain problems through root cause study of the issue. Once the issue is identified, we then use a combination of body exercises, online training, videos demonstrations and healthy diet to treat you.
Select a spacious and ventilated spot where you can exercise properly without any disturbance during your online mantra care session.
Always wear comfortable clothing, which enables you to perform proper stretching exercises.
Let your physiotherapist know about your areas of pain so that he can provide the proper treatment.
We offer certain services such as app-based videos and health blog for free. We charge a nominal price for other aspects such as physical therapist doctor consultations & expert chats. Bottom-line: We are one of the most affordable ways in Nigeria to tackle musculoskeletal issues.