Emergency Call : 020 40151540

Specialty

PHYSIOTHERAPY

SCOPE OF THE DEPARTMENT:

Rehabilitation services are provided by Physiotherapist / Occupational therapist to individuals and populations to develop, maintain and restore maximum movement and functional ability throughout the lifespan. The service are  provided in circumstances where movement and function are affected by ageing , injury, pain, diseases, disorders, conditions or environmental factors  and with the understanding the functional movement is central to what it means to be healthy.
Services are offered to patients of all age groups.
 

Rehabilitation Services Available for Patients at DMH in ICU/ IPD/ OPD: 


Rehabilitation Programme Operative Cases Non operative Cases
Orthopaedics
Spine Lumber / Cervical decompression, Spinal fixations, Tumor excision, Laminectomy, Spinal Trauma Neck Pain, Low Back Pain, Spinal deformities, Postural corrections
Hip Total Hip replacement (THR), Dynamic Hip Screw Fixation (DHS) Hip related problem.
Knee Total Knee Replacement , Ligament, Meniscal Repair, fractures   Pre-op Knee exercises programme, Ligament strains / sprains, Patellar laxity
Shoulder Shoulder Replacement, Cuff Repair Frozen shoulder, Cuff Tendonitis, fractures
All other Joints : Ankle, Elbow, Wrist Open Reduction Internal Fixation(ORIF), Closed Reduction Internal Fixation (CRIF), Ligament Repair, Nailing,Tension Band Wiring (TBW) Sprain, strain, “overuse” injuries fractures.
Neurology / Neurosurgery Craniotomy, Spinal Cord injury, Tumour excision, surgical decompression Facial Palsy, Stroke, GBS, motor neurone diseases, Parkinson, Vertigo
Cardiac Angiography,Angioplasty & CABG (Cardiac Rehab Program for those who have had a myocardial infarction, bypass or angiography to suit each patient individually. Primary & Secondary Prevention Program – for those who are at a risk for heart diseases eg. Hypertension, High Cholesterol, Diabetes or a family history of heart disease  
Medicine - Patients with, Stroke ILD, COPD, Asthma, Post TB etc for 6 min. walk test and Pulmonary Rehab according to individual patients. Geriatric or prolonged Bed ridden patients
Surgery
General Surgery Plastic Surgery Oncology Transplants Palliative Care Chest Physiotherapy, Mobilization for patients undergoing a] Surgery- E.g. Laparotomies ,Amputation b] Plastic surgery for tendon transfer, nerve injuries. b]Oncosurgery for Thriodectomy, Commando surgery. c] Transplants for Kidney, Liver a]Pre op Chest Rehab b]Exercise for prevention of complications & general fitness c] Lymphedema management
Obstetrics & Gynaecology Anti-Natal /Post natal Exercise Ergonomic Advice & Exercises Programme
Sports Medicines Rehabilitation Consultation & Exercise Programmes specific to sports undertaken to improve performance and for sports related injuries.
General Fitness Exercise Programme & Ergonomic advice. Tailor made programs to improve general fitness, flexibility & cardio vascular performance.
Geriatric Consultation & Exercise Programme for general fitness and prevention of age related problem.
Occupational Therapy Occupational Therapy for Hand Rehab in neurological Cases.






Other Available Treatments for Pain Management / Pain Relief :-

  • Interferential Therapy (IFT)
  • Short Wave Diathermy (SWD)
  • Long Wave Diathermy (LWD)
  • Ultra Sound Therapy (US Therapy)
  • Stimulation (Galvanic Stimulation / Faradic Stimulation)
  • Pneumatic Compression Machine (Compression Therapy)
  • Russian Current, Continuous Passive Movement (CPM)
  • Trans cutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
  • Partial Weight Bearing Gait Therapy System
  • Lumbar Traction
  • Paraffin Wax Therapy (PWB)
  • Infra Red Ray (IRR)
  • Treadmill
  • Cycle Stationary
  • Electrotherapy with extended range of currents
  • Cervical Traction
  • Elliptical / Cross Trainer
  • Stability Trainers Block
  • Parallel Bar
  • Balance Balls
  • Yoga Mats
  • Cryotherapy
  • Hot Packs
  • Dry Needling 

Adjunct to Physical Therapy :-

  • Staircase wheel
  • Theraband Exercises 
  • Shoulder wheel
  • Parallel Bar 
  • Gait Lite
  • Stability Trainers Block
  • Taping –      1] K Taping           2] Rigid Taping
  • Mobilization – Mulligan, Maitland , Kaltenborn
  • Balance Balls
  • Treadmill
  • Cross Trainer
  • Elliptical /   Stationary Cycles

Lymphedema Management :-

Pneumatic Compression Machine (Compression Therapy)
 

Infrastructure And Facilities :-

Spacious, well illuminated with good ventilation located on Main Building 08th floor C wing & SS building 11th floor B wing.
Physiotherapy Department provides OPD & IPD patient service. Physiotherapy Department function from 09:30am to 06:30pm.

Technology:-

Use of Telemetry for patient monitoring planned

Collaborations/ Tie Ups:-

Dr.Meeta Peer (U.S.) [ Visiting Psychiatrist twice a year]

Schemes:-

Cardiac Rehabilitation Packages available.

Past Conference or Event Details:-

  1. Workshop on Taping - 28/11/2010
    Vaibhav Daga & Anand Gangwal
  2. Workshop on Theraband system of progressive Exercise -23/01/2011
    Dr.Sharmila Paralikar & Dr.Ashish Babhulkar
  3. CME - Ortho - Sports Medicine updates 2011 - 18/12/2011
  4. Seminar on Spine in Nutshell for Physiotherapist - 07/10/2012
    Dr.Sharmila Paralikar & Dr.Amol Rege
  5. Free Medical Camp for Low Back Pain - 08/12/2012
    Dr.Meeta Peer & Dr.Andy Haig (USA)
  6. Back Rehab Camp - 12/01/2013
  7. Free Camp for Neck Rehab -16/01/2013
    Dr.Meeta Peer
  8. Free Medical Camp Twice a year for various different topics.
  9. Free Camp for Cancer Detection & Cancer Rehab - 08/12/2014
    Dr.Meeta Peer & Dr.Amol Bapaye & Department of Physiotherapy
  10. Free Camp for Stroke Management – 20/01/2015
    Dr.Meeta Peer & Dr.Rahul Kulkarni & Department of Physiotherapy

Contact Details:-

Telephone No:

Old Building: 020-40151822,
New Building: 020-49154101



Email:

physio@dmhospital.org