The Physiotherapy Department at KRIMS provides fully comprehensive services to the community with its state of the art equipment along with well-qualified & skilled staff. The physiotherapists work closely with members of the medical team to reduce the period of hospitalization of the patients and optimize their physical functions to improve quality of life. The services are provided to patients admitted to the hospital, mainly in the areas of cardio-pulmonary, neurological as well as orthopedic patients. These services are rendered in the intensive care units (ICU) as well as patient rooms.
Physiotherapy, or physical therapy, is a healthcare specialty that measures, preserves, and recovers the physical function and efficiency of the body through functional means such as heat, cold, energy, and therapeutic exercises. Moreover, it is an art of improving health and avoiding injury by recognizing the movement of the body, which consists of assessment and treatment to alleviate pain with the correction of the affected parts.
Physiotherapy may be helpful in diagnosing and treating a broad variety of accidents, disease processes, and other conditions, including:
- Spinal cord injuries
- Chronic airways disease
- Rehabilitation following cardiac surgery
- Amputee rehabilitation
- Sports injuries
- Back and neck pain
- Postural problems