Physical therapy is a rehabilitation profession that reduces/corrects impairments and promotes mobility, function and quality of life through various physical interventions using varied physical agents, movements, mechanical forces and adaptive devices.
Physiotherapy services at Ojas hospital includes management with specific exercises, manual therapy techniques, electrotherapeutic modalities such as traction, superficial and deep heat modalities, ultrasonic therapy, therapeutic currents, cold therapy as well as prescription of assistive devices, prosthesis and orthosis.
- Current therapy equipment with various current programs like interferential therapy, TENS, muscle stimulation, Russian currents, High volts, VMS, di-dynamic currents for management of pain and muscle re-education.
- Laser therapy helpful in tendinitis, bursitis, arthritis, common nerve injuries, neuralgic pains, pressure sores.
- Shortwave diathermy deep heat modality used for arthritic, painful joint conditions.
- Ultrasonic therapy used in tendinitis, bursitis, arthritis, muscle spasm to name a few.
- Superficial heat modalities like wax bath, hot packs.
- Cryotherapy unit.
- Continuous passive motion machine for knee joint mobilization.
- Cervical and lumbar traction.
- Motorised tilt table.
- The therapeutic exercise therapy gym is well equipped with ergometer bicycle, magnetic shoulder wheel, shoulder pulley, shoulder ladder, quadriceps chair, weight cuffs, thera bands, hand gym kit, gym ball, parallel bars with mirror for visual feedback.
- Inpatient Therapy Services: The appropriateness of physiotherapy intervention whilst as an inpatient is determined by the physiotherapist in consultant patients and families/cares, Medical, Nursing and allied health team members.
- Out Patient Therapy Services:Improves the patient’s functional level through integrated services, assessments and treatment.
- Home Care Services: Includes the treatment follow up and the modifications required at the patient’s place.
Cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation
Physiotherapists work in coordination with members of the medical team to improve the chest expansion, assist in removal of secretions, reduce post operative complications, early mobilization and enhance the endurance capacity.
Physiotherapy and rehabilitation in orthopaedics
Physiotherapy is done for all postoperative orthopaedic procedures, fractures, joint replacement, acute and chronic sport injuries, spinal cord injuries, spondylosis, arthritis, sprains, strains, osteoarthritis, peri-arthritis and amputations to name a few conditions.
Ergonomic advice to patients for work related/desktop related muscular skeletal problems is a part of the program.
Physiotherapy in sports injuries
Physiotherapy management for acute and chronic sports injuries goals to restore and regain maximum functional ability.
Physiotherapy in Geriatrics
Patients are enabled to have an access to an appropriate level of rehabilitation so that they can function at a minimum of level of dependency and improve their quality of life.
Physiotherapy in neurological conditions
Rehabilitation for stroke, chronic pain conditions, traumatic brain injury, cerebral palsy, GB syndrome, multiple sclerosis, parkinson’s disease, bell’s palsy, spinal cord injury to name a few. Therapeutic goals are set to improve balance, coordination, activity of daily living, movement restoration, muscle strength and gait training.
Physiotherapy in paediatrics
The management of infants, children with congenital, developmental, neuromuscular, skeletal or acquired disorders/diseases. Treatment goals are set on improving motor skills, balance and coordination, strength, endurance and neuro developmental rehabilitation.
Physiotherapy in OBS/GYNAE
Physiotherapy management for various conditions include pre natal and post partum periods, lymphedema, osteoporosis, pelvic pain, prolapsed uterus and incontinence.