Specialty

PHYSIOTHERAPY

SCOPE OF THE DEPARTMENT:

Rehabilitation services are provided by Physiotherapist 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.
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.
 

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)
  • Russian Current
  • Continuous Passive Movement (CPM)
  • Trans-cutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
  • Cervical Traction
  • Lumber Traction
  • Infra-Red Ray (IRR)
  • Cryotherapy
  • Dry Needling
  • Electric Muscle Stimulation

Adjunct to Physical Therapy :-

  • Staircase
  • Theraband Exercises
  • 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

Contact Details:-







08th Floor Main Building , C Wing

Monday to Saturday – 09:30am to 01:00pm Walk In

Contact No : 020-40151822

 

11th Floor Super speciality Building , B Wing

Monday to Saturday – 10:00am to 05:00pm – By Appointment

Contact No : 020-49154101

 

Email: physio@dmhospital.org