Physical Medicine And Rehabilitation

Physical Medicine And Rehabilitation

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Physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM & R), also known as physiatry, or rehabilitation medicine, is a branch of medicine that aims to enhance and restore functional ability and quality of life to those with physical impairments or disabilities. Rehabilitation is a science which concerns itself with functional ability.

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  • Overview & Features
  • Diseases/Conditions Treated
  • Treatments

Overview & Features

Physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM & R), also known as physiatry, or rehabilitation medicine, is a branch of medicine that aims to enhance and restore functional ability and quality of life to those with physical impairments or disabilities. Rehabilitation is a science which concerns itself with functional ability.

Rehabilitation of people with disabilities is a process aimed at enabling them to reach and maintain their optimal physical, sensory, intellectual, psychological and social functional levels. Rehabilitation provides people with disability the tools they need to attain independence and self-determination.” (World Health Organization)

Department aim to provide comprehensive, cohesive and cost-effective treatment and to re-integrate a person with disability into society.

This is achieved by cohesively treating, teaching, training and mentally tempering the people with disability through a combination of medical treatment, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, counselling and vocational training.

During the rehabilitation process, all possible resources and all possible methods, both within and without, are utilized to enhance an individual’s function. 

Special Unit
Physiotherapy Unit
The Department runs a well equipped Physiotherapy Unit that meets the demands of patients who need rehabilitation. [need to create content]
Occupational Therapy Unit

Diseases/Conditions Treated

• Locomotor Disability
• Chronic pain management
• Spinal cord injury
• Stroke
• Traumatic brain injury
• Meningomyelocele
• Cerebral palsy
• Muscular Dystrophy
• Developmental Delay in children
• Pressure ulcer
• Diabetic foot
• Rheumatoid Arthritis
• Osteoarthritis of knee and hip
• Spondyloarthropathy of cervical and lumbar spine
• Peripheral neuropathy
• Joint management of person with Hemophilia
• Cancer Rehabilitation
• Burn Rehabilitation
• Geriatric Rehabilitation
• Prosthetic fitting for Amputee

Treatments

Medical and Surgical Management: Treatment of all routine medical problems encountered by individuals with disability is carried out by the department. Surgeries are performed for the surgical management of pressure sores and for correction of deformities.
Physiotherapy: A variety of physical modalities like heat, sound, light, and electricity are used to alleviate pain and improve functioning.
Occupational Therapy: Occupational therapy enhances the functionality of a person with disability through training with specific activities and skills
Social Work: The ultimate aim of rehabilitation is to enable the person with disability to be a productive individual. The social worker’s sphere of action extends beyond the walls of the hospital to ensure that the vocational rehabilitation takes place.
Community Based Rehabilitation: Community Based Rehabilitation aims to change the environment, enabling patients to find methods to modify available infrastructure for easier access and to help them meet other special needs that they might encounter in future life.
Orthotic and Prosthetic Services: Fitting and provision for assistive devices and mobility aids such as calipers, walkers, artificial limbs and appropriate wheel chairs

Meet Our Doctors

Dr. Sr. Shigy Francis (Sr. Christina)
Consultant

Physical Medicine And Rehabilitation

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Visiting the hospital almost after 20 years. The hospital has grown to a state of the art, well advanced, modern hospital in terms of the quality of doctors, staffs and the administration personnel.

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This hospital is affordable, Well maintained,Neat and clean ICU is up to date with regard to its standard of equiments.

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Nice hospital and hospitality service,also conducting nursing,pharmacy,lab technician courses here,great quality staffs with good patience,all departments here and wide team of doctors are always ready to handle any situations

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