What is difficulty transferring?
Difficulty transferring is when a person struggles to get from one place to another. Difficulty transferring can be due to:
- Difficulty using a hoist to transfer
- Difficulty transferring with the assistance of one other person.
- Difficulty transferring using equipment independently.
- Difficulty transferring independently.
How can physiotherapy benefit you?
If you have difficulty transferring physiotherapy can help. Physiotherapy will:
- Make it easier for you to transfer.
- Teach you techniques to help you transfer.
- Provide you with the most appropriate transfer equipment.
- Make it easier for your carers to transfer you.
- Reduce your risk of injury around your home.
- Teach you easier ways to cope with your daily activities such as washing, dressing, cooking.
- Make you feel more confident in coping.
- Prevent falls.
- Improve your balance.
- Improve your strength.
What physiotherapy treatments help people who are having difficulty transferring?
There are various treatments that physiotherapists may carry out with people who are having difficulty transferring. A structured program tailored to your needs will be developed by your physiotherapist. This will ensure that you get the most out of your treatment. Your treatment at Physio.co.uk may involve:
- Transfer rehabilitation
- Balance exercises
- Equipment and adaptations assessment
- Strengthening exercises
- Mobility rehabilitation
Difficulty transferring is when a person struggles to get from one place to another. These transfers could include simple transfers such as getting into the bath, from the bed to the chair, transferring into the car. Physiotherapy is beneficial to anyone who has difficulty transferring.
To book an appointment at Physio.co.uk or for further information on how we can help you to transfer more independently, please call 0330 088 7800.