Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R), also known as physiatry or rehabilitation medicine, aims to enhance and restore functional ability and quality of life to those with physical impairments or disabilities affecting the brain, spinal cord, nerves, bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, and tendons. Physical medicine is a very advanced discipline in medical science, as it deals with diseases and injuries with many treatment options like drugs, interventions, exercise, different thermal and electrical modalities, manipulation, massage, and the most advanced regenerative medicine like- PRP & Stem cell therapy.
The Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation in Asgar Ali Hospital is dedicated to musculoskeletal pain and dysfunction, sports injury, Orthopaedic and Neuro rehab, cardiopulmonary rehab, Paediatric, and geriatric rehab. This department is led by Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation specialist and Physiotherapists and occupational therapists are providing the physiotherapy service.
List of treatments provided by our Specialist:
• MSK USG (MUSCULOSKELETAL ULTRASOUND): MSK USG is the stethoscope of physiatrist. our specialist is very much efficient for correct diagnosis of muscle and joint disease by using MSK USG
• INTERVENTIONAL PAIN MANAGEMENT: for both acute and chronic pain management, Joint and soft tissue injections is the most advanced treatment worldwide. We are providing all types of intra-articular injection, intra-lesional injection, epidural injection in this department which reduces the necessity of oral pain medicines.
• REGENERATIVE MEDICINE (PRP, stem cell therapy): for degenerative joint disease and injuries, the new hope is PRP and stem cell therapy. We ensure the best quality of PRP and stem cell therapy.
•HYDRODILATTAION – for management of frozen shoulder, we are providing this treatment for quick recovery without surgery.
•BUTOX: we are providing BOTOX directly into specific muscles to reduce the stiffness and tightness caused by Spasticity.
•We also have well organized Physiotherapy Instruments for physiotherapy purpose:
Infra-Red Radiation (IRR)
Inter Farential Therapy (IFT)
Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS)
Ultrasound Therapy (UST)
Traction (Lumber & Cervical)
Shortwave Diathermy (SWD)
Microwave Diathermy (MWD)
Cycle & Five Station Gym
- Physiotherapy Exercises:
Soft Tissue Technique
Mobilization Exercise Program for Stroke & Paralysis Patient
Rehabilitation service is provided for following conditions:
Arthritis- Rheumatoid Arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, spondyloarthritis (SpA)
Connective tissue disease- Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), systemic sclerosis, polymyositis, etc.
Fibromyalgia, Myofascial Pain Syndrome
ORTHOPEDIC & MUSCULOSKELETAL (MSK) CONDITION:
Neck pain- Sprain, Strain, Cervical spondylosis, Cervical Rib, Muscle Spasm, Torticollis etc
Back Pain- Sciatica, PLID, Scoliosis, Kyphosis, Lordosis, Spondylosis, Spondylolisthesis, etc.
Shoulder pain- Frozen Shoulder, rotator cuff disorder etc.
Elbow pain- Tennis Elbow, Golfer’s Elbow etc.
Wrist & hand pain- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, trigger finger, tenosynovitis etc.
Knee pain- Osteoarthritis, sports injury, ligament, and meniscal injury etc.
Ankle and foot pain- plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendinitis etc.
Post-operative condition of Hip & Knee Replacement
Facial Palsy/ Bell’s Palsy
Foot Drop, wrist drop
Guillain Barre Syndrome (GBS)
Head injury/ spinal cord injury
Sports Injury Rehab:
Cerebral Palsy (CP)
During Pregnancy Complications – LBP, Muscular Weakness
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) /Asthma/ Bronchiectasis
CABG/ heart failure/ post MI
Geriatric rehabilitation: (above 60 year of age):
Muscle strengthening & Mobility
Gait and balance training