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Sri Ramachandra College of Physiotherapy

Clinical focus
The Department of Physiotherapy provides physiotherapy services both Out patients as well as In patients.

Out Patient Physiotherapy
An average of 100 -150 patients are being given physiotherapy daily. The services include massage, manual therapy, movement therapy, electrotherapy modalities, thermal agents, cryotherapy, exercise therapy etc. The beneficiaries are patients with musculoskeletal problems, degenerative conditions; stroke patient’s etc.The physiotherapy unit (F1) is located in the first floor of Sri N.P.V Ramasamy Udayar Block and an outpatient unit is located in ground floor of faculty of Physiotherapy.

In Patient Physiotherapy
An average of 200 - 250 patients are given physiotherapy daily. Patients in Intensive Care Unit are given round the clock care by the Physiotherapists.

In Patient physiotherapy is being provided for the patients referred from:
Neurology
General Medicine
General Surgery
Gasteroenterology
Orthopaedics
Chest and TB
Cardiology
Cardio-thoracic surgery
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Oncology
OMFS
Nephrology
Paediatrics
Neonatology
Plastic surgery
ENT
Dermatology

Special clinical services

Cardiac Rehabilitation
Physiotherapy department and Cardiac Care Centre jointly started Cardiac Rehabilitation unit in September 1999 and has treated over 2000 patients under this package. We have received excellent feedback from the patients who have attended the Cardiac Rehabilitation Services.

Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinics
A separate Obstetric and Gynecological Physiotherapy clinic has been set up for educating about pre and post natal care and exercises.

Karthikeyan Child Development Unit
An early intervention program. Program is conducted along with neonatology department, Sri Ramachandra Medical college and Research Institute, Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research.

Vidya sudha
School for children with special needs, where physiotherapist works in team with professionals like occupational therapists, speech language pathologists, special educators, social workers to integrate the children in the society.

Facilities available in outpatient department of Physiotherapy
  1. Short wave diathermy.
  2. Interferential therapy, TENS.
  3. Ultrasound therapy.
  4. Cervical/Lumbar Traction.
  5. Wax Therapy.
  6. Continuous Passive Motion.
  7. Electrical Stimulation.
  8. Biofeedback.
  9. Hand tutor
  10. Tilt Table.
  11. Low level Laser therapy.
  12. Exercise Therapy
  13. Suspension Therapy.
  14. Postural Drainage.
  15. Joint Mobilization.
  16. Chest Physiotherapy.
  17. Ante natal care.
  18. Post natal Care.
  19. Gait training.
  20. Intensive care therapy.
  21. Cardiac Rehabilitation.
  22. Medical Diagnostic Studies like F.G. Testing, S.D Curve and Fatigue test
  23. Orthotics and Prosthetics
  24. Manual Therapy
  25. Massage Therapy
  26. Therapeutic exercises including mat activities.
  27. Stroke Rehabilitation
  28. TKR Rehabilitation
  29. Renal Rehabilitation
  30. Early intervention in neonates