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Cardiovascular Pulmonary Physiotherapy & Fitness- Clinical

The department of Cardiovascular Pulmonary Physiotherapy & Fitness provides valuable service to a wide spectrum of patients at all the three hospitals of MGM, Navi Mumbai. We cater to patients in the specialized Intensive Care Units viz. - Medical, Surgical, Neonatal, and Burns whereby our team of experts work on the chest care of artificially ventilated patients’ right until the point that they are spontaneously breathing and well ambulated. We utilize techniques of bronchial hygiene, respiratory muscle retraining and strengthening, early mobilization and ambulation, optimal positioning and thoracic expansion exercises to get our patients up and about. In the Cardio thoracic Unit we treat patients with congenital heart diseases and ischemic heart disease and take them through the process of cardiac Rehabilitation with diligent care and stringent monitoring whereby we try to optimize and maximize their functional abilities.

Our therapists and students visit the patients in the General Medical and Surgical wards whereby Chest Physiotherapy is instituted to them. Pulmonary Rehabilitation has been initiated at the Chest Medicine wards for patients with pulmonary pathology. Pulmonary Rehabilitation is also being carried out at OPD level where we prescribe conditioning exercises to patients.

We have initiated pulmonary rehabilitation and fitness classes which include a thorough fitness testing followed by scientifically based exercise prescription to enhance a person’s fitness level taking into consideration the various risk factors that the participant subject may have.

A ‘Respiratory Support Group’ has been started in conjunction with Department of Chest Medicine, MGM Hospital, Navi Mumbai, with an objective of providing ongoing support to patients with chronic respiratory dysfunction. Fun and activity filled informative sessions are arranged which include creating knowledge and awareness of respiratory dysfunction, importance of smoking cessation, importance of engagement in physical activity like moderate intensity aerobics, yoga, pranayama, games, motivation and psychological counseling, diet-nutritional advise and medications. 

The Cardiopulmonary unit is actively involved in assessment of energy cost of activity in various ongoing interdisciplinary research projects.

Cardiac Rehabilitation at MGM Hospital, Kamothe
Cardiac Rehabilitation at MGM Hospital, Kamothe
Physiotherapy in the NICU MGM Kalamboli
Physiotherapy in the NICU MGM Kalamboli
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 Physiotherapy in the ICU- MGM Kamothe
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