Physiotherapy is a primary force in the rehabilitation of a patient. The growing importance and need for rehabilitative medicine has had direct impact on Physiotherapy. In response to the overwhelming demand for this specialty, Apex Hospitals has developed it's own Physiotherapy department that is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and manned by trained and dedicated therapists.

Here, rehabilitation is done in as short a period as possible and makes life near normal.

FIELDS OF TREATMENT: Orthopaedic

Physical therapists treat all major orthopaedic ailments. The improved understanding of the biomechanical principles have contributed to a great extent in redefining and enhancing the physical therapy. The ortho Rehabilitation programme for patients undergoing Illizarov method of limb lengthening and deformity correction, all replacement and spinal surgeries is a predominant feature of this department.

Neurological Physiotherapy

The very concept of the learning mode, human motor behaviour and new theories on mechanisms of recovery following neurological injury has opened new vistas to neuro rehabilitation. Apex has a specialized stroke rehab unit which adopts principles of re-learning programs.

Cardio-pulmonary Physiotherapy

Chest physiotherapy is not only therapeutic but also prophylactic. Chest physiotherapy has vital role in the intensive care of acardiac patient especially when appropriate bronchial hygiene techniques are followed.

Obstetrics and Gynaecology Physiotherapy

Expectant mothers will find this program extremely useful for it includes a good and much needed exercise routine. This program is mainly prophylactic in nature. Remedies for pelvic inflammatory disease are also available.

Hand Rehabilitation

The hand is one of most indispensable parts of the human body. It is a proven fact that the hand plays a major role in communication and enhances the clarity. The physiotherapy department has a specialized program for hand disability.

Prosthetic rehabilitation

We at Apex strive to help those with amputed limbs and help them recover movement to the maximum level possible through the "RHOEMPTONS APPROACH"

Bladder and bowel rehabilitation

Apex has achieved a high rate of success in rehabilitating bladder and bowel disorders.

Pain rehabilitation

Pain may vary from acute to chronic on visual analogic but it can be effectively treated with latest sophistication of electrotherapy modalities the facilities for which are available at Apex. New forms of electrotherapeutic modalities are contributing a lot to alleviate the pain symptoms. The department is equipped with laser, cryotherapy, interferential therapy, Bio feed back, short-wave etc. We educate the patients on back care, neck care and try to create an awareness to the people about the symptoms and the kind of treatment available.

Apex has recently opened a "Health Care Center" at Poonammallee high road. This Health care center houses a physiotherapy unit, a Bio-Feed -Back center and a Spine- care - Clinic. Ref page for further details.

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