Physiotherapy is the treatment of any disease, deformity or malfunction, by distinct therapeutic measures like exercises, heat, light, water, electrical currents etc. and has, over the years, gained vast acceptance as a sophisticated and essential medical technology. In short Physiotherapy is a broadened branch of modern science; novel in approach, grand in status and proven in its effectiveness which strives not only for the improved functional status of the patient but for his improved quality of life too. An essential aspect of physiotherapy treatment is Rehabilitation, which may be required in order to re-educate an individual to enable them to safely return to their normal life. It aims at maximizing the functional potential of an individual following a disease/dysfunction or injury.
The department offers comprehensive services in areas of :
- Cardiac Rehabilitation.
- Neurological Rehabilitation
- Physiotherapy in Orthopaedics.
- Physiotherapy in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
- Pain Management.
- Physiotherapy in Sports injuries.
- Physiotherapy as endurance exercises after liver/kidney transplant.
- Physiotherapy in Paediatrics.
- Physiotherapy in Geriatrics.
- Occupational Therapy.
The special services offered by this department are
This department is the only department of Physiotherapy in Delhi to use Intermittent Vacuum Compression Pump for treating cases of lymph oedema which occurs commonly following mastectomy surgery, venous insufficiency and traumatic oedema.
The services offered by the Department of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation can be availed as an Inpatient or as an ambulatory care program.