The physiotherapy services are standardized and well- equipped to meet the new trends, in the prevention and management of impairments and disabilities among patients . New physiotherapeutic measures have been introduced for effective rehabilitation and to improve the quality of patient care.
To provide effective and appropriate physical rehabilitation for patients with general disabilities .
To prevent and management primary and secondary impairments among leprosy patients
To train various levels of health professionals in the management of disabilities.
Standardized therapeutic methods and sophisticated equipments have enhanced the department to strengthen its activities towards patients management. The new Interferential therapy and short-wave therapy caters for management of joint and muscle pain . Fabrication of various splints for correction and prevention of deformities, graded muscle re-education exercises are of paramount importance in the management of reconstructed hands and feet among patients. The department also actively participates in various training programmes for health professionals and research activities in prevention of impairments .