Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PMR) treats patients with physical disabilities arising out of various Neurological / Neurosurgical, Orthopaedic, Rheumatological, Cardio-respiratory and other diseases. It particularly focuses on tertiary prevention by making an effort to minimize the consequences of various disease entities at acute and sub-acute stages, as well as reduction of handicap that occurs with relation to the disability, by applying the following modes of rehabilitative management in any combination, suitable for the individual:-

  • Pharmacotherapy
  • Invasive and Non- invasive procedures
  • Physiotherapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Orthotic & Prosthetic Management
Procedures include:
  • Intra-articular Injections (including Hip and Sacro-iliac Joints)
  • Intra-lesional Injections
  • Joint Manipulation under anaesthesia for Joint stiffness
  • Epidural Injection / Facet Joint Injection for Back pain
  • Total Contact Casting for Diabetic Foot
  • Phenol / Botox Injection for Spasticity
Special Features:
  • Musculoskeletal Pain Management
  • Swallowing Rehabilitation
  • Rehabilitation of Hand Injuries
  • Rehabilitative Services upto Domiciliary level
  • Detailed counseling and Education for the family members for enhancement of QOL
  • Personalised care for Rehabilitative and Ergonomic issues
Areas of Work
  • Stroke
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Spinal Injury
  • Neurodegenerative Diseases including Parkinsonism
  • Peripheral Neuropathies
  • Post - Fracture cases
  • Orthopaedic Replacement and Reconstructive Surgeries
  • Sports Injuries
  • Amputation
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis and Allied ones
  • Fibromyalgic Pain Disorders
  • Tendon Surgeries
  • Myocardial Infarction / CABG / Valvular Surgeries
  • Pneumonia/ COPD / Bronchiectasis etc
  • Patients under Critical care
PMR as Primary Care Destination for :
  • Any Limb Joint / Spine pain not related to Fracture
  • Fibromyalgic / Myofascial Pain Syndromes
  • Repetitive Musculoskeletal Stress Disorder (e.g. Computer users)
  • Sports Injuries
  • Stroke victims with different disabilities
  • TBI / SCI after Post-acute phase
  • Neurodegenerative diseases with compromised ADL
  • Cerebral palsy / Mental retardation
  • Post-fracture disabilities
  • Amputation