Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation department (PMR) or Physiatry in MOSC Medical College Hospital is an interdisciplinary team consisting of Physiatrist doctors working closely with Physiotherapists, Occupational therapists, Rehabilitation nurses, Speech therapists, Orthotists  and Prosthetists for optimizing functioning and reduce disability/ physical impairment in individuals with health conditions in interaction with their environment.
Physiatrists seek inter departmental consultations and take over patients to PMR department once the acute medical condition or surgical period is over. After detailed assessment, rehabilitation goals are set by physiatrist and an integrated care plan is made in consultation with family. These are carried out by the rehabilitation team along with timely evaluation and follow up. In addition, PMR outpatient department, MOSC Medical College Hospital treat patients with muscle and joint injuries, pain syndromes, non healing wounds and other disabling conditions.

 

Our Treatments

1. Neuro rehabilitation

Rehabilitation services for patients with Central and Peripheral Nervous system injuries or disorders such as

  • Stroke
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Vestibular dysfunction and balance disorder
  • Peripheral nerve injuries
  • Guillain- barre syndrome

2. Rheumatological rehabilitation

Rehabilitation services for patients with arthritis pain, to prevent deformities, to improve strength, flexibility and movement of joints. 

3. Orthopaedic rehabilitation

Rehabilitation services for patients with low back pain, neck and shoulder pain, myofascial pain syndrome, fibromyalgia, repetitive strain injuries and to those who have undergone fracture surgery, arthroscopy and joint replacement.

4. Pain Management

Holistic pain management approach, by using combination of medications, physical modalities and exercises to decrease pain, to increase activity levels and to improve quality of life. 

5. Hand rehabilitation

Rehabilitation services after fracture, tendon injury and nerve injury and orthotic correction of deformities. 

6. Sports rehabilitation

Customized exercise plan for management of sports injuries for faster return to play.

7. Pre and post amputation rehabilitation

Rehabilitation services for upper and lower limb amputees for early participation in work, family and other life roles. PMR also provides supply and gait training with prosthesis. 

8. Ergonomics and posture correction

Assessment and correction of bad posture associated with pain.

9. Pulmonary rehabilitation

Rehabilitation services to a wide variety of pulmonary disorders and covid 19 rehabilitation.

10. Cardiac rehabilitation

Pre and post cardiac surgery rehabilitation and physiotherapy for a wide variety of cardiac diseases.

11. Pediatric rehabilitation

Developmental therapies and supply of assistive devices for congenital, developmental, neuromuscular, skeletal disorders/ diseases in infants, children and adolescents.

12. Women Health Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation services for women with osteoporosis, lymphedema, prenatal and postpartum periods, urinary incontinence and pelvic floor dysfunction.  

13. Geriatric rehabilitation

Customized rehabilitation plans for prevention of falls and to improve mobility.

14. Burns rehabilitation

Customized rehabilitation services for prevention of contracture and impact of scarring.

15. Cancer rehabilitation

Rehabilitation services to improve the quality of life of cancer survivors helping to stay as active as possible and providing them with assistive devices. 

16. Diabetic foot care and rehabilitation

Proper foot care advice for prevention of diabetic foot ulcer and supply of therapeutic foot wear. 

17. Hemophilia rehabilitation

Hemophilia rehabilitation aims at decreasing pain and swelling and increasing range of motion and strength in involved area for restoring function and return to regular daily activities. 

 

   
        Supporting therapy sections in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Physiotherapy

The department runs a well equipped physiotherapy unit that provides comprehensive physiotherapy services for a wide range of ailments for both inpatients and out patients of MOSC Medical College Hospital. A variety of physical modalities like heat, cold, light, sound and electricity are used to alleviate pain and improve functioning. 

Physiotherapy Services

Physical modalities.

  • Ultrasound
  • Interferential therapy
  • Transcutaneous electrical stimulation
  • LASER
  • Electrical stimulation
  • Hydro collator 
  • Cryotherapy
  • Wax bath
  • Infra Red

Exercise Therapy Services

  • Joint mobilisations.
  • Soft tissue manipulation
  • Range of motion exercises
  • Stretching exercise
  • Coordination exercise
  • Balance training
  • Muscle re education
  • Gait training
  • Post operative physiotherapy
  • Exercise teaching sessions. 
  • Posture correction
  • Chest physiotherapy

Gymnasium equipments

  • Dumbbells
  • Weights
  • Pulleys 
  • Parallel bar
  • Crutches (Axillary, elbow)
  • Walkers
  • Cane
  • Tripod
  • Quadriceps table
  • Treadmill
  • CPM
  • Theraband 
  • Static cycle
  • Shoulder station
  • Physio ball
  • Shoulder wheel
  • Wall ladder
  • Ankle exerciser
  • Pronation supination apparatus
  • Finger exercise spring. 
  • Occupational therapy  

The department runs a well equipped occupational therapy unit that addresses problems that interfere with an individual’s activities of daily living (ADL) or occupation. Through occupational therapy the functionality of a Person With Disability (PWD) can be improved through training specific activities and skills.
These include.

  • Self care activities like eating, grooming, dressing, bathing, toileting.
  • Leisure activities.
  • Activity related to occupation.

Speech Therapy

The department runs an efficient speech therapy section that deals with assessment, diagnosis and management of a wide range of swallowing and communication disorders. The section deals with problems that arise in any of the following areas.

  • Language
  • Speech
  • Voice
  • Fluency
  • Swallowing
  • Hearing impairment. 

Prosthetic and Orthotic Services

Assistive devices and mobility aids are required for patients with orthopaedic and neurological disability. We are providing customized products to patients after discussion with orthotist and giving training for its usage.


 

 

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Appointment Booking

0484 288 5621 /22/23/24