Physiotherapy is a vital part of health care profession which deals with mobility enhancement to prevent disability in various illness and medical conditions. The world health organisation (WHO) defined physiotherapy as “Physiotherapists assess, plan and implement rehabilitative programs that improve or restore human motor functions, maximize movement ability, relieve pain syndromes, and treat or prevent physical challenges associated with injuries, diseases, and other impairments. They apply a broad range of physical therapies and techniques such as movement, ultrasound, heating, laser and other techniques. They may develop and implement programmes for screening and prevention of common physical ailments and disorders”.
The physiotherapy department was established in the year 1996 with 2 therapist under RLJ hospital and academic programme with BPT (Bachelor of physiotherapy) started in the year 2016.
Physiotherapist treats medical conditions such as orthopedic dysfunctions, musculoskeletal disorders, post-operative care, trauma care, skin care, infections,
Diabetes, stroke and other neurological disorders, cardio-respiratory diseases, children with disability, disability prevention and community physiotherapy. The physiotherapy services are available for all the age group i.e. from child birth to geriatrics.
The physiotherapy department spread over more than 10000 s.ft and equipped with modern electrotherapy, exercise therapy, manual therapy equipment’s. It has well equipped modern hydrotherapy pool for the purpose of therapeutic aquatics to enhance balance and mobility for the pediatric, adult and geriatric populations. Currently the department has 6 therapists with different specialization in physiotherapy to provide nourishing treatment for various types of disorders. The department provides services to all the populations who are in need of physiotherapy treatment to reduce their dysfunctions.