Manipal hospital’s department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is aimed at enhancing and restoring the quality of life and functional ability of patients suffering from physical disabilities or impairments that affect the spinal cord, nerves, brain, bones, ligaments, joints, tendons and muscles. The goal of physiatry is to maximize the patients’ independence so that they may lead better lives.
The physiatrists at Manipal are experts who are trained to design comprehensive and patient-centric treatment plans. We use cutting-edge technology with the latest advancements to assure time-tested treatments that provide maximum function while improving the lives of our patients. We treat all age groups from infants to elderly patients who require special care.
Did you know?
The mirror box therapy used to treat amputees with phantom limb pain in their amputated extremities was discovered by Vilanayur S. Ramachandran, a prominent Indian neuroscientist. He discovered the therapy in the 1990s and since then it has been widely used to provide pain relief for a number of physical
A specialist will first gather general information about the patient's health, review their medical history, and conduct a physical examination. Based on the findings, further treatment or diagnostic procedures are recommended.
After treatment of certain medical conditions, rehabilitation may be required to improve the physical or cognitive functions of patients. In some cases, rehabilitative treatment might be essential for children born with certain conditions.
Sports injuries, medical conditions, work-related injuries or accidents, in general, can cause physical and cognitive impairments.
A doctor will first diagnose the condition thoroughly before assessing whether a patient needs to be part of an inpatient rehabilitation program. This will include daily rehabilitation nursing along with physician care.
Annual health checkups and discussions with your doctor about risk factors and preventive methods should never be overlooked. It is important to get yearly checkups to maintain good health in the future.
Manipal Hospital is dedicated to providing high-quality, personalized care and building long-term partnerships with its patients. Our Rehabilitation Medicine department and its patients are a testament to this.
Contact us to book an appointment with our expert physiatrists today.