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Physiotherapy

The Physical medicine and rehabilitation  Department (PM&R) is divided into units under the supervision of qualified physician of physical medicine and rehabilitation, and provided by highly trained physiotherapists & occupational therapist:

  • Outpatient clinics & interventional physiatrist clinics
  • Physiotherapy
    • Kinesiotherapy
    • Electrotherapy
    • Hydrotherapy
    • Respiratory Therapy
    • Paediatric rehabilitation
    • Bladder problems (e.g., Urinary incontinence) unit
  • Occupational therapy.

 

Services offered by our department:

1. Physiatrist services:

- The Outpatient Clinic provide non-surgical treatment for a variety of musculoskeletal, neurological and cardiorespiratory conditions for both adults and pediatric populations.

-Evaluation of musculoskeletal diseases and injuries, joint diseases, neuromuscular diseases, traumatic injuries, and complications from various diseases (i.e., spasticity, neurogenic pain) are treated by physiatrists in the clinic using conservative management techniques such as specific therapy prescriptions, medications, and injections.

-Diagnose, assess & follow up the cases referred for PM&R department either inpatients or out patients (outpatient clinic).-Supervise & organize the workflow of the team-Put the treatment plan after assessment of the patient &follow up the progress through mutual communication with therapist and referring speciality

-Prescribe orthosis & prosthesis when required

-Procedures done by physiatrist:

  • Peripheral joint intra-articular and peri- articular injections.
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic joint aspiration
  • Trigger point injections and soft tissue injection
  • Musculoskeletal ultrasography
  • Botulinum toxin injections
  • Interventional pain therapy
  • Prolotherapy
  • Platelet rich plasma injections 

    2. Physiotherapy

    Therapy is provided by means of Physical agents such as LASER, Ultrasound waves, Electric waves, Hot and Cold. Along with physical modalities specialized therapeutic exercises such as mobilization/manipulation of joint and soft tissue, Mayo-fascial release etc. are provided.

    2.1 Electrotherapy Section The electrotherapy section is a spacious area made up of 12 cubicles. The section has the latest electrotherapy equipment viz. Extracorporeal Shock wave, LASER, Magnetic therapy, TENS, interferential, medium frequency currents, ultrasound, cervical and lumbar traction, wax bath.... etc. Magnetic Chair therapy and Pelvic Floor Biofeedback for Rehabilitation of patient having urinary incontinence, uterine prolapse & pelvic floor weakness.

    2.2. Kinesiotherapy : It is fully equipped to improve patient's strength, range of motion, general exercise and rehabilitation of Neurological and Musculoskeletal cases. Isokinetic assessment and training is done for functional diagnosis and therapy.

    2.3. Hydrotherapy The main pool comes with a temperature control for the water and there is a Hubbard tank for paediatric cases. Regular laboratory tests of the water are done to ensure germ free water.

    2.4 Chest Physiotherapy to improve respiratory functions in patients have breathing difficulty, excessive accumulation of chest secretion.

    2.5 Paediatric Rehabilitation A comprehensive paediatric physical therapy outpatient care focus on many childhood disorders such as Cerebral Palsy, Down's Syndrome, Muscular Dystrophy, Traumatic Brain Injury, Torticollis, Brachial Plexus injuries, Orthopaedic injuries and Sensory processing disorders. We use advanced quality therapeutic techniques to focus on development training and/or rehabilitation services for the infants to adolescents through comprehensive evaluations based on the child's needs and the concerns of their parents and physicians

     

    3. Occupational Therapy

    provides occupational therapy treatments for paediatric and adults patients to improve their ADL, The primary goal of occupational therapy is to enable people to participate in everyday life activities and to help them being independent in those activities.

    4. Orthotic Section

    Ready made spinal corsets, abdominal belts, various splints, walking aids like crutches, walking stick etc.  Special splints and jackets are made from various thermoplastic materials.

    5. Inpatient consultative & Rehabilitation services:

     These services are provided by PM&R faculty to a diverse inpatient populations with neurological or traumatic injuries, including stroke, and brain injury and to patients with disabling medical and surgical conditions or complications. Cardio-Pulmonary rehabilitation (CR) consultations are also provided for optimizing physical function in patients with cardiac disease or recent cardiac surgeries. CR services can be provided during hospitalization for the event  or in an outpatient setting.  The inpatient consult service working in coordination with the other specialty plays a key role in facilitating the discharge of patients to post-acute rehabilitation. Their contribution to the health care team is crucial to decreasing length of stay (LOS)

    6. Training & Educational services

     

    Conditions commonly managed in PMR Department (including but not limited to):
     

    o    Neurological Rehabilitation

    o    Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation

    o    Pediatric Rehabilitation

    o    Condition requiring occupational therapy and Neuro-Development Treatment (NDT) :

    o    Cardio Pulmonary Rehabilitation 

    o    Chronic Pain Management

    o    Pre-Operative and Post-Operative Rehabilitation

    o    Cancer Rehabilitation

    o    Women's Health Issues

    o    Vestibular/Balance Disorders Evaluation and Treatment

    o    Amputee Rehabilitation) Pre and Post-Operative) and prosthetic prescription.

     



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