The Department of Physiotherapy is concerned with identifying and maximizing quality of life and movement potential within the spheres of promotion, prevention, treatment/ intervention, habilitation and rehabilitation. This encompasses physical, psychological, emotional, and social well-being. Physiotherapy involves the interaction between physiotherapists, patients/clients, other health professionals, families, care givers, and communities in a process where movement potential is assessed and goals are agreed upon, using knowledge and skills unique to physiotherapists.
“To serve the community with affordable high-quality physiotherapy services, evidence-based training, and collaborative research..”
“To develop model clinical programs which support the practice and academic physiotherapy service.”
Patients at R.L. Jalappa Hospital (RLJH) can significantly benefit from the Physiotherapy unit, a unit dedicated to delivering the best patient experience and care possible. The therapist utilizes a broad range of useful exercises, physical modalities, assistive devices, plus training. All the therapy provided in the department ensures that each patient receives the fullest attention and timely care.