The major work of this department is completed in association with the departments of orthopedics, neuro medicine, neurosurgery, plastic surgery, and other medical and surgical departments.

Services Offered

  • stroke and hemiplegic rehabilitation.
  • spinal cord and brain injury rehabilitation.
  • Treatment for musculoskeletal and repetitive strain injuries.
  • interferential therapy
  • Ultrasound therapy.
  • Shortwave diathermy.
  • Electric stimulation.
  • Traction.
  • Continuous passive motion.
  • Paraffin wax bath.
  • Exercise therapy .
  • CP management and rehabilitation


Physical Therapy/ Physiotherapy 

Treatment Modalities 

• Laser 

• Partial Weight Supported Treadmill Training (Maxisky Support) 

• Interferential Therapy (IFT) 

• Ultrasound Therapy (UST) 

• Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) 

• Electrical Stimulation 

• Vacuum Therapy 


•Pain Management 

Holistic pain management therapies for patients with chronic pain I Combination of physical modalities and techniques to decrease pain, increase activity levels and improve quality of life 


•Hand Rehabilitation 

Comprehensive hand rehabilitation after fracture, tendon injury, nerve injury, amputation, including management of wounds / scars


•Pulmonary Rehabilitation 

Pulmonary rehabilitation sessions on every Tuesday and Friday, in association with the Pulmonology department I Regular chest physiotherapy services for IP / OPD patients


•Cardiac Rehabilitation 

Physiotherapy for management for wide variety of cardiopulmonary disorders I Pre & post cardiac surgery rehabilitation


•Women's Health Rehabilitation 

Rehabilitation therapies for women — child-birth, post-partum, gynaecological problems, lymphedema, osteoporosis, pelvic pain, prenatal and post-partum periods, urinary incontinence  Management of pelvic floor dysfunction' Regular prenatal and antenatal sessions 



•Incontinence Management 

Therapies including biofeedback, pelvic floor muscle exercises, bladder retraining to manage incontinence (incapability to hold urine) and restore continence and healthy bladder habits 


•Paediatric Rehabilitation 

Specialised, multidisciplinary therapies for improving functional abilities of children and adolescents following major illness, injury or medical procedure I Trained therapists for congenital, developmental, neuromuscular, skeletal disorders and diseases in infants, children and adolescents 


•Geriatric Rehabilitation 

Customised rehabilitation plans for improving quality of life, prevention of falls and other complications due to pre-existing morbidities in the elderly. 


•Lymphoedema Rehabilitation 

Customised, evidence-based treatment protocol for management of lymphoedema under the guidance of Physiatrist I Therapies for post-surgical mastectomy, filariasis / elephantiasis, infection, cancer, radiation and pregnancy 


•Burns & Plastic Surgery Rehabilitation 

Customised rehabilitation plans for minimising post-traumatic effects, contracture development and impact of scarring I Improving functional ability / independence, wellbeing and social integration 


•Podiatry & Amputation Rehabilitation 

Assessment and comprehensive rehabilitation of upper / lower limb amputees, including prosthetics , to help return to normal life 


•Weight Reduction 

Customised weight loss plans combining physical activity and therapies in people of all ages 



•Orthopaedic Rehabilitation 

Treatment modes/ therapies for management of muscle and skeletal injuries and disorders I Rehabilitation services for patients who have undergone fracture surgery, joint replacement, neck and lower back disorders and those with disabilities, including amputees 


•Neuro Rehabilitation 

Rehabilitation therapies for patients with brain, spine and central nervous system injuries/ disorders that affect functional abilities (sensory, motor, cognitive and behaviour) - vestibular dysfunction and balance disorders, spine and spinal cord injury, brain injury, stroke, concussion, multiple sclerosis and Parkinson's disease 


•Ergonomics & Posture Correction / Training 

Assessment and correction of bad posture, weight bearing and associated pain. 


•Rheumatological Rehabilitation 

Customised rehabilitation services with focus on prevention of functional disorders of the musculoskeletal system, maintaining movement / working ability and avoiding care dependency Physical therapy that help perform daily activities, improve strength, flexibility and movement of joints, muscles and reduce pain, stiffness 


•Sports Rehabilitation 

Assessment and customised exercise plan / treatment strategy for clinical management of injuries, injury prevention I Therapeutic / psychological support for faster return to play and for achieving desired level of performance 


•Orthotic & Prosthetic Management 

Assessment and Physiatrist care for patients who require orthotic / prosthetic support 



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