Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy can be defined as a treatment method that focuses on the science of movement and helps people restore, maintain and maximize their physical strength, function, motion and overall well-being by addressing the underlying physical issues. Physiotherapy encompasses Rehabilitation, Injury Prevention and Health Promotion/Fitness. It employs a holistic approach to treatment, looking at the patient’s lifestyle and engaging them in their own treatment. The physiotherapy treatment has application in all disciplines of modern medicine.

At Mediheal, we understand that illnesses and injuries can strike anyone at any time. Therefore, we are committed to supporting you and ensuring that you are well protected, by providing you with the effective, result-oriented physiotherapy treatment. We take a holistic approach to healthcare that is led by dedicated practitioners who are working with people to help them maximise their ability to move and function.

The major focus of Physiotherapy Department at Mediheal is to provide highly specialized physical rehabilitation programs for patients with disabilities arising due to various reasons. The physiotherapy treatment has application in all disciplines of modern medicine- Orthopedics, Neurology, Cardio thoracic, Oncology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Paediatrics and Neonatology, General Surgery, Plastic Surgery and Cosmetic Surgery, Diabetology, Rheumatology, Sports Medicine, etc.

The team is responsible for providing pre-operative and post-operative physiotherapeutic intervention to out-patient and in-patients. The Centre has a comprehensively equipped fitness centre available for exercise and rehabilitation.

Physical therapists manage movement dysfunction and enhance physical and functional abilities. They help in restoring function, improve mobility, relieve pain and prevent or limit permanent physical disabilities of patients suffering from injuries or diseases. A physiotherapist examines the patient to establish his/her sensed needs focusing on strength, flexibility, sitting and standing balance, coordination and build a treatment plan using exercise regime, techniques and modalities.

The services offered by this department are:

  • Electrotherapy modalities like Electrical Stimulation,
  • Short wave Diathermy (SWD),
  • Ultrasound Therapy (UST),
  • Infra Red Therapy,
  • Laser Therapy,
  • Lympha press,
  • Pain relief modalities like Interferential therapy (IFT),
  • Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulator (TENS),
  • Inter X,
  • Cervical and Lumbar Traction
  • Joint and Soft-tissue Mobilization
  • Balance and Coordination Training
  • Core Body Strength Training
  • Body Weight Support Treadmill Training for Functional Mobility and Gait Training
  • Ergonomics, Body Mechanics and Energy Conservation Training
  • Neuromuscular Re-education
  • Pulmonary and Cardiac Therapy
  • Sports specific therapy
  • Therapeutic Exercises
  • Lymphedema Management
  • Myofascial Release

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