Physiotherapy is a specialized treatment approach that focuses on the science of movement and helps in the restoration of one’s mobility and functional abilities by addressing the underlying condition.
MNBC’s Department of Physiotherapy delivers world-class services through customized rehabilitation programmes for patients with any disability or ailment arising from injuries, ageing and certain disorders.
The treatment can be applied as a part of the treatment plan for various disciplines, including Orthopaedics, Neurosurgery, General Surgery, Maxillofacial Surgery, Gynaecology & Obstetrics etc. Our experienced team of therapists is responsible for providing top-notch pre and post-operative rehab care to both in-patients and out-patients. The department is fitted with the latest equipment to provide comprehensive care and best outcomes. The rehab programmes are focused on improving the patient’s ability to function and restoring strength, which results in speedy recovery.
When is Physiotherapy needed?
Physiotherapy is highly recommended while recovering from a major surgery/injury to relieve pain that might be compromising one’s strength and restricting movement.
Below are some common reasons for visiting a physiotherapist:
- Muscle spasms
- Muscle strain
- Poor posture
- Back/neck pain
- Joint dysfunction
- Sports/Traumatic Injuries
- Rehab for Neurological disorders like stroke
- Speed up healing process following surgery
A physiotherapist will assess the cause of pain and discomfort and also advise patients to look for trigger signs so they can prevent the injury from happening in the future.
Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation
Sports therapy and rehabilitation includes examining and diagnosing injuries, determining its causes and formulating an effective treatment plan to address them. The department at MNBC offers these services under the guidance of experienced and trained therapists.
Sports rehabilitation primarily caters to the medical needs of all athletes/individuals who have sustained injuries while gymming, playing, or simply running, but are also beneficial for those recovering from surgery. In addition to the treatment, specific exercises and tips are also provided to improve flexibility and strength.
Manual therapy is a specialized form of physical therapy delivered with the hands as opposed to a machine or device. This aims to treat musculoskeletal pain, imbalance and disability resulting in muscle pain, back pain, or any kind of joint pain. The therapy involves using specific hands-on techniques that mostly include joint and muscle mobilization/manipulation and kneading to detect and treat joint structures and soft tissues to modulate pain. This helps to improve the range of motion and reduces inflammation in the soft tissues, thus, repairing tissues, improving stability and inducing relaxation.
Occupational therapy caters to the needs of patients of all age groups living with some form of injury or physical dysfunction. is a health service that caters to help people of all age groups who have had some form of physical dysfunction/injury. The therapy helps to improve their motor functions and ability to perform daily tasks.
This involves utilizing ultrasonic waves to treat injuries, increase mobility and reduce inflammation and pain. The waves absorbed by tendons and ligaments in the body can effectively relieve debilitating symptoms in patients suffering from arthritis, tendonitis and muscle strains.
The department comprises an in-patient rehabilitation programme where our therapists work in close association with members of the medical team to reduce the hospitalization period by optimizing functional capabilities of patients.
Services provided at MNBC include the following:
- Neurological rehabilitation
- Orthopaedic rehabilitation
- Respiratory therapy
- Post-surgical therapy
- Pain management