Physical therapy is a health service provided to people who have had some form of a physical dysfunction / surgery / injury. It helps in rehabilitating them and also to develop, maintain & restore maximum movement and functional abilities. It helps to alleviate pain & restore normal movement & function patterns, to help restore the body to its natural state.

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Sports Therapy

Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation services are provided at Medica’s Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Centre under the guidance of an Internationally trained and experienced Sports Therapist. Our array of services include examining and diagnosing injuries and their cause and formulating an effective rehabilitation plan.

Sports Rehabilitation

This service caters to all individuals/athletes who have sustained injuries while playing, gymming or simply walking or jogging and is also beneficial for post surgery patients. Sports rehabilitation helps in treatment of pain and catalyses return to normal functioning. Early injury recognition or detection helps in the treatment. Along with the treatment specific strengthening and flexibility exercises in conjunction with tips provided by a trained kinesiologist helps in quicker recovery. Progressive exercises are included in rehabilitation programmes to ensure the injury site returns to a fully functional state.

Manual Therapy

This service caters to those individuals who are having musculo skeletal imbalance, resulting in low back pain, or any other kind of joint and muscle pain. The therapist uses specific hands-on techniques, including, but not limited to manipulation/mobilization, to diagnose and treat soft tissues and joint structures for the purpose of modulating pain. This increases the range of motion (ROM) and reduces or eliminates soft tissue inflammation, thus inducing relaxation, improving contractile and non-contractile tissue repair, extensibility, and/or stability, and hence facilitates movement and improves function.

Vestibular Rehabilitation

This service caters to individuals having vertigo (reeling of head during movement), disequilibrium and gait disturbances. The therapist uses a specialized set of exercises to improve the adaptive functions of the vestibular system, which help in overcoming the lack of balance, thus helping the affected person lead a more normal life.

Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy is a health service that caters to help people of all age groups, who have had some form of physical dysfunction/injury. It helps to improve their ability to perform tasks in their daily living and working environment. It also helps patients not only to improve their basic motor functions and reasoning ability but also to compensate for loss of function. Environmental evaluation and modification includes home, work and school.

Facilities Available

Medica Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation is a world class department in itself. Located on the first floor of the hospital building, next to the blood bank, it provides world class care and top of the line equipments and physical rehabilitation services with emphasis on integrated patient oriented care through an interdisciplinary team approach. The Rehabilitation department offers exceptional holistic care utilizing a comprehensive range of services including the following: Clinical Evaluation and subsequent management in constant liaison with the physician and co-managers where applicable.

Rehabilitation at Medica Hospital Comprises : In-patient Rehabilitation Programme

The therapist works closely with members of the medical team to reduce the period of hospitalisation and optimise patients’ functional capabilities.

The services provided for the patient are:

  • Respiratory therapy
  • Cardiac rehabilitation
  • Orthopaedic rehabilitation
  • Neurological rehabilitation
  • Pain management
  • Post-surgical therapy
  • Counseling

The services are rendered from the Intensive Care Unit / ITU as well as the patient’s rooms / wards.

CLINICAL TEAM

Ms. Kavita Roy
Designation: Director
Qualification: B.PT, Neuro Developmental Therapist, SIT, SIDP

Ms. Preethy Alexander
Designation: Sr. Consultant
Qualification: B.Sc (OT)

Mr. Ranvijay Kumar Yadav
Designation: Sr. Consultant
Qualification: B.Sc, BPT, MPT (MSS), MIAP

Dr. Pushpaketu Koner
Designation: Sr. Consultant & Chartered Physiotherapist (Musculoskeletal) & Manual Therapy Specialist, Sports Injury Management Specialist
Qualification: MSPT (UK), MCSP (UK), MHPC (UK), MIAP, BPT

Mr. Abhilash Parmau Kaipuzhayil
Designation: Ayurvedic Massage therapist
Qualification: Diploma in Ayurveda Nursing, Panchakarma and Yoga

Ms. Sunisha Gulati
Designation: Cardiac Rehabilitation Specialist
Qualification: M.Sc in Cardiac Rehabilitation, UK

Ms. Mahua Pal
Designation: Special Educator
Qualification: B.Ed in Special Education

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