About The Department
The department of physiotherapy at Sri Muthukumaran medical college hospital offers professionally supervised programmes, providing education and counseling services to help patient’s recovery after a serious injury, illness or a surgery. It is managed by a team of highly qualified, skilled and experienced physiotherapist who specialize in manual therapy, mobilization, strength training, endurance training, balance training, fitness training, ergonomic advice and many other specialized techniques. The department of physiotherapy works very closely with the cardiac sciences, neuroscience, orthopedics and sports medicine and offers specialized programmes and services to patients. Degenerative conditions, traumatic conditions, neurological conditions and cardiac conditions are treated here.
The key procedures and techniques offered at the department of physiotherapy and rehabilitation are:
Short wave diathermy
Antenatal and postnatal program
Intermittent cervical traction
Intermittent lumbar traction
Post operative rehabilitation
Transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation
Cardio – pulmonary rehabilitation
Head of the Department
HOD of Anatomy is the first stepping stone in laying out a firm foundation for medical aspirants. With the sound grasp of normal body structure; medical professionals are able to reason out a just rationale towards any disease.
Academic teaching comprises of 9 Subdivisions along with Research education to stimulate and boost new ideas in Research domain. Postgraduate and other allied students also undergo training in the department.
The subject dynamism attracts General and Super Speciality surgeons to revisit cadaveric lab for advance skill sharpening and explore new surgical interventions on cadavers.