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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.
1. Neuro rehabilitation
Rehabilitation services for patients with Central and Peripheral Nervous system injuries or disorders such as
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
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.
Exercise Therapy Services
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.
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.
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.