ABOUT PHYSIOTHERAPY

Physiotherapy also known as Physical therapy is a health care profession, which views human movement as central to the health and well being of individuals. Physiotherapists identify and maximise movement potential through health promotion, preventive health care, treatment and rehabilitation.

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MOBILE THERAPY UNIT

KPMM is the first to introduce mobile physiotherapy unit equiped with all electrotherapy and exercise therapy facilities. Mobile unit is available with prior booking.

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ACUPUNCTURE

 

OUR SPECIALITIES

 

Back and neck/ Spine clinic : Apart from the biological problems, the major cause for upper and lower back pain and neck pain are postural problems and a tensed up mind. Relaxation of the muscles can cure their problems without going for drug management and expensive treatment. Galvanic Skin Resistance[GSR] and Electromyogram [EMG] BIOFEEDBACK can help them relax their muscles and adapt it to their life.An exercise programe individually designed after a thorough assessment will help you to relax muscle groups, tone up your muscles and attain a good posture.For those with biological causes we can help you with the latest of treatment methods. Core muscle strenghthening which is the new generation approach done under supervision of a personal trainer is our highlight.Our expertise in the field of manual therapy and bio-mechanics, state of the art electrotherapy unit and a full-fledged air-conditioned exercise gym will be all an added benefit to you. Patient education with anatomical models and video will help you know how to prevent it in future and perform the home-programmes correctly.

Acupuncture : Acupuncture in Physiotherapy is backed with research studies.Modern acupuncture with the advent of technological development has found more acupuncture points than the classical one. Laser acupuncture is a sterile and non-puncturing way to stimulate the acupuncture points and it eliminates the use of needles partialy or completely. For those who are interested in the classical method of puncturing with needle, a strictly aseptic/ sterile procedure is available.Moxibustion, Auriculotherapy[ Ear Acupuncture] facilities are available.

 

 
 
 

Joint Replacement/Correction surgeries : For patients who have undergone correction sugeries eg: Bankarts surgery for recurrent dislocation of the shoulder , Joint replacement surgeries such as that of the knee hip shoulder etc., or soft tissue injuries such as meniscal and ligament tears, we have the best facilities for the patient wih the latest international protocols for the same.For those confined to home we provide with all the exercise therapy and gait training facilities such as foldable suspension apparatus,dismantable parallel bars, quadriceps table with quadriceps-hamstrings torsion unit, continuous passive movement[CPM] apparatus for the knee, resistance pulley circuits etc. 

Iontophoresis : is the introduction of drug locally in the form of ions. the advantage is that the drug reaches the target area in correct concentration and any untoward effect of the drug is minimised.Iontophoresis can even save a surgery. For eg: acetic acid iontophoresis can be used to remove calcium deposits from around a joint. Acetate ions introduced by this way combines with calcium ions to form calcium acetate which is a soluble form and removed by the body. Many cases like Tendonitis, Myositis, Bursitis,neuritis,Neurovascular deficits,arthritis, Sprains and other soft tissue injuries, edema, myositis ossificans responds quickly and effectively to Iontophoresis

Lifestyle clinic : Often in the present world the most common cause for musculoskeletal disorders is our lifestyle. Sedentary lifestyle combined with a routine of mental tension and stress and poor ergonomics and posture at work all contribute to repeated strain injuries[RSI]. We at KPMM will analyze your problems - a proper posture analysis, your work atmosphere and its ergonomic background etc and help you out with common problems such as neck and upper back pain, lower back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, tendonitis etc. We can provide you with customised aerobic exercise prescription to improve your cardio- vascular endurance and hence your exercise tolerance.

Slimming : for overweight and obese persons for whom exercise is advised apart from diet and drug management,we can help you with resistance / aerobic exercise programmes suiting your target metabolic level. In addition to calorie burning target muscle group exercises will help in gaining a good body figure.



Diabetology : For patients with Type 2 Diabetes, regular exercises and lifestyle modification has a good result on their general well being. Tailored aerobic exercise programme and advices on foot care helps patients to have control over their problems.

Shoulder Clinic : Expertise management for shoulder problems- periarthritis [frozen shoulder], post -traumatic stiffness, rotator cuff injuries, post-surgical stiffness, Special packages for shoulder surgeries Bankarts surgery, arthroplasty, rotator cuff repairs.

Knee Ailments centre : KPMM offers their expertise in knee problems such as soft tissue injuries [ meniscal injuries, ligament tears] Special packages available for post-surgical cases viz. knee replacement surgeries, ligament repair/ reconstruction surgeries.

 

Women's health : Physiotherapy has an important role in Women's health. Many of the Obstetric and gynaecologic ailments have an impact on the body stature of women. Common problems include chronic low back pain, urine incontinence, post-menopausal syndromes . Core muscle strength training has a vital role gaining control over Pelvic floor muscles.KPMM also offers training pre and post natal exercise under a lady personal trainer.Getting back to shape after child birth is every women's dream. You will enjoy the work outs on swiss balls and foam rollers while incorporating it to your daily life.

cosmetic view point : muscle firming, toning, flattening up a sagged abdomen, good posture, face and breast lifting, shaping up the limbs etc are the common beauty needs.

Orthotic Prescription : Custom made unique design orthoses according to your body requirements. In some cases,you may even save a surgery with use of orthotics. Unique KPMM designed variable tension cable system allows prolonged use of orthoses for which serial splinting is indicated. We also offer prescription of appropriate artificial limbs/prosthesis and training with it. We also source customised motorised wheelchair.
Installation of new Physical therapy centres : We offer designs for new physitherapy centres and installation of exercise gym and electrotherapy equipments and sourcing of imported products and physiotherapy softwares.

Special packages : Are available for shoulder and Knee Ailments. The package offer - expertise manual therapy, individually tailored exercise regimes, all required electrotherapy modalities including free home use portable pre-programmed units free orthotic supports such as slings [ unique KPMM design] and needed taping procedures.