Physiotherapy aims to restore normal or near normal activities of daily living of the patients suffering from diseases on injuries.
Physiotherapy department of Pushpanjali Hospital has been rendering service to the patients since 2003, it is headed by a very senior consulting physiotherapist. He is assisted by 04 physiotherapists qualified in different fields of physiotherapy. Department treats indoor and outdoor patients, day and night, 365 days of the year. Some of the fields in which department plays an effective role are fractures, nerve injuries, various types of paralysis, amputations, burns, cancer, cardio pulmonary conditions sports medicine, pediatric geriatric condition, pre and post operative cases, obesity etc.
Patients with acute and long-term diseases and disabilities are evaluated and a programme is designed to reduce their pain, spasm, increase the muscle power, range of joint movement, improve posture neuromuscular coordination and gait. Pre and postnatal exercises, manipulation and stabilization of the spine are some of the techniques applied to improve overall health of the patients. Emphasis is laid on active participation of the patient in the treatment programme rather than relying only on the electrical on mechanical equipment. Whenever needed short wave diathermy, microwave, ultrasonic, infra ultraviolet rays, paraffin wax bath, interferential currents, electronically operated cervical and lumbar traction, muscle and nerve stimulators machines etc are used.
Due to stress and faulty life style of today, cardiopulmonary problems are ever increasing. Physiotherapy helps to improve cardiopulmonary parameters, besides improving the neuro musculo skeletal systems, which in turn reduce the anxiety and stress of the patients, develop the self-confidence making them once again the useful members of the society.