Burns Rehabilitation

Burns rehabilitation is difficult and time consuming but, the times spent on outlining short term and long term treatment goals and modality is worthwhile. This goals and daily schedule ideally are posted where the patient and family can review them easily, there by reinforcing the expectation that the goals be met. Treatment goals and strategies very depending on patients injury, stage of treatment and age.

Burns rehabilitation can help in following:

  • Scaring of skin, skin fragility
  • Soft tissue and joint contracture
  • Amputation of digit, limb or other body part
  • Visual impairment
  • Pain
  • Impaired hand function
  • Psychological condition like depression , anxiety , anger