Physiotherapy

About Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy is a science that seeks to alleviate physical dysfunctions and promote optimal health and function of the human body. Physiotherapists evaluate and develop an appropriate treatment plan to facilitate movement, reduce pain, restore function and prevent disability using various exercise protocols and physical agents. Besides taking on acurative role , physiotherapists prescribe fitness and wellness oriented programs for active lifestyle to prevent various lifestyle diseases.

The Department of Physiotherapy has been in existence in Kasturba Hospital since 1972 . The Physiotherapy department is equipped with modern electrotherapy and exercise therapy equipment and provides rehabilitation for patients withvarious, neuro-muscular diseases and cardiopulmonary dysfunctions.

The Department performs fitness appraisals and also provides acute and chronic pain management of various musculoskeletal etiologies.

Contact Details

HOD : Dr. Vaishali

1st Floor, ALC Block

Madhav Nagar, Manipal, Karnataka 576104

Clinics & Units

Balance and Vestibular Rehabilitation Clinic

Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Clinic

Diabetic Clinic

Laser Clinic

Women's Health Clinic

Critical Care Physiotherapy unit

Community rehabilitation unit

Neuro Rehabilitation unit

Onco Rehabilitation unit

Orthopedic & Hand Rehabilitation unit

Paediatric unit

Human Performance Laboratory

Services

For OUt patients

The Physiotherapy OPD operates from Monday to Saturday between 8.30 am and 4.30 pm and on Sundays between 8.30 am and 12.30 pm

For Inpatients

The department provides physiotherapy to all admitted patients in the hospital.