Physiotherapy plays an important role in mental health.Mental health conditions which includes mostly depression,stress related disorders, Schizophrenia, anxiety etc can be improved with physical activity along with the medications.Physiotherapy helps by formulating a customise physical activity regime for individual patients which will give an insight of their self and also boost their moods.
There is a wide correlation between a poor mental health and increased prevalence of physical conditions that has been observed which can inturn lead to chronic conditions involving cardiorespiratory, orthopedical and neurological manifestations.
Physiotherapy can help in improving body mechanics including balance and posture which are linked to sense of improved security and better self esteem.
In normal individuals physical therapy also plays an important role in non pharmacological pain management which helps in maintaining a healthy mental health by decreasing stress related bad posture,muscle pain and joint pain, managing obesity inturn managing lifestyle diseases like high BP and Diabetes in long run.
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