Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is also known as Physiatry or Rehabilitation Medicine. This speciality aims to provide a better quality of life to those with physical impairment and disability. This speciality focuses on the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of clinical conditions that lead to limitations in function. By restoring and enhancing the functional abilities, Rehabilitation Medicine “adds life to years’.
Our team comprises dynamic multi-disciplinary professionals committed to providing the utmost care for each patient to achieve maximum rehab potential. The team, led by physiatrists include physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech & language pathologists, rehabilitation nurses, dieticians, medical social workers and clinical psychologists.
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PMR) Physicians or Physiatrists prescribe an individualized rehabilitation program to patients after a detailed clinical assessment keeping into consideration of the patient’s need
Physiotherapists help patients regain maximum physical function enabling the individual to return to an active life as quickly as possible
Occupational therapist help patients to achieve maximum independence and safety in daily living in the areas of self-care, vocational and avocational activities
Speech Therapists help patients with disorders of speech, language function, swallow mechanism etc.
The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Manipal Hospitals provide a comprehensive multi-disciplinary rehabilitation program for all age groups. PMR department spans around an area of 6000 sq. ft. with state of art rehabilitation technology and skilled rehab professionals.
We customise the treatment plan for every individual as per their felt need, to promote recovery and help them to attain their fullest rehab potential. Our emphasis is on minimizing pain & suffering and maximizing functional outcomes in areas of mobility, self-care, communication, cognition and psychosocial adjustment for patients.
Manipal Hospitals is the best physiotherapy clinic in Old Airport Road, Bangalore having a multidisciplinary team of physical therapists, occupational therapists and other rehabilitation professionals who collaborate to provide exactly the care you need.
Physiotherapists address the illness or injuries that limit a person's ability to move and perform activities in their daily lives.
They focus on managing pain and limitations which affect physical functions. They utilize a set of different interventions in the form of exercises to improve strength, flexibility, balance & coordination and optimise the function.
PRIMUS (Functional trainer)
Biodex Gait treadmill trainer/Gait training quantifier
Biodex Unweighing unit for walking training
Automated Sensor-based Bicycling ergometer
Functional electrical stimulator
Biodex Balance assessment and training
Cardiopulmonary exercise testing(CPET)
Nautilus Gym equipment,
Ultrasound Therapy (UST),
Interferential therapy (IFT)
Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulator (TENS),
Cervical and Lumbar Traction
Occupational therapists help in regaining the functional independence in patients of all ages who exhibit impairments in physical, psychosocial or cognitive function.
They perform a detailed assessment of developmental milestones in infants & toddlers, the performance of activities of daily living, and functional & cognitive abilities.
Facility and service provided:
ADL (Basic & Instrumental) retraining
Motor skill retraining (Gross and fine)
Wheelchair assessments and modifications
Home task and activities management
Prevocational & Vocational rehabilitation
Cognitive & Behavioural Therapy for ASD
Falls prevention & Energy conservation
The Speech, Swallow & language pathology services at Dept. Physical Medicine Rehab, Manipal Hospitals provide assessment and treatment to patients' Communication (Speech/Language), Swallowing and feeding difficulties. This speciality is also popularly known as Speech-Language Pathology.
Patients of any age range can be affected by speech, language & swallow difficulties. Timely diagnosis and suitable treatment are the recommended ways to manage these conditions.
Dysphagia Management in Disorders of Upper Aerodigestive Tract
Dysphagia Management Post Oral Reconstructive Surgery
Oral Motor Therapy for Pre-term Neonates
Feeding Management in Children with Sensory Issues
Communicative-Cognitive Therapy Post Stroke/TBI
Functional Communication Training
Executive Functions Training
Response Elaboration Therapy
Word Retrieval Therapy
Melodic Intonation Therapy
Semantic Feature Mapping-Treatment
Vocal Hygiene & Rehabilitation
Fluency Shaping & Modification Therapy
Articulation Therapy for Speech sound disorders
Speech Intelligibility & Contrastive Stress Drills in Dysarthria
Child Language Intervention
Language Stimulation Counselling
Parent-Child Communicative Interaction Counselling
Yes, a Prior appointment is preferable to consult Rehab professionals to avoid delays/discomforts to the patients.
Yes, Rehab Physicians at PMR Department specialize in Botox injections for conditions like spasticity, pain, and dystonia.
Yes, post covid rehabilitation and Pulmonary rehabilitation services are provided by the PMR department on an OPD basis and Tele-rehabilitation( Video consultation).
Yes, women can take part in general fitness sessions (aerobics)& customised exercise programs. Special packages are available for antenatal and post natal physiotherapy sessions.
Yes, hand rehab services are provided by our Rehab professionals.
Yes, we provide Physiotherapy services for TMJ dysfunctions.
The objective of GR is to improve the functional independence and overall quality of life of our senior citizens in the community
Customised programs are provided to senior citizens with Hypertension, Diabetes, Stroke, Parkinson’s diseases, Dementia, Falls, gait and balance issues, Pain, cardiac and respiratory conditions, Arthritis and Spondylosis, Neuropathy, Fatigue/ Generalised weakness, Urinary Urgency/ Incontinence, Speech/ Swallow disorders, Sleep disorders.
we also provide ambulatory aids, and home modifications to prevent falls and improve quality of life. Treatment protocols include a combination of counselling, medications and therapeutic interventions like Physiotherapy, Occupational therapy, Speech & Swallow therapy etc.
Yes, we have a dedicated paediatric rehabilitation unit which provides physiotherapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy services.
Yes, we provide rehabilitation services for individuals with renal conditions to improve the overall quality of life.
A video consultation facility is available for all Rehab services(Rehab physician, Physiotherapy, Occupational therapy and speech therapy sessions).
Yes, Physiotherapy, Occupational therapy services are available. Please contact Home care service.
Physiotherapy helps people affected by injury, illness or disability through movement and exercise, manual therapy, education, and advice. They maintain health for people of all ages, helping patients to manage pain and prevent disease.