Department of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy
Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy - Overview
In the Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy department the guiding principles for teaching, learning and assessment include academically and clinically rigorous and relevant content and lifelong learning skills. These skills include clinical reasoning and problem solving; assessment and diagnosis; & decision making. The modular syllabus of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy has emphasis on evidence-based practice & research. Students are trained in the application of preventive and management programs based on basic, behavioural, medical and physiotherapeutic sciences. Post-graduate students get an opportunity to develop advanced research skills and are encouraged to actively participate in clinical effectiveness, evaluation and departmental research.
Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy - Clinical
Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy service offers detailed assessment and treatment sessions for people with any musculoskeletal pain or problem. Our team of musculoskeletal physiotherapists ensures our patients are treated in a professional and ethical manner; ensuring patients receive the best care for their problem. We have physiotherapists specialized in Manual therapy techniques, Advanced Electrotherapeutics, Hand, to name a few.
As a large teaching hospital all our staff attend regular teaching sessions to ensure our knowledge is up-to-date, allowing us to make sure our treatments are as researched and based on evidence as possible.
Our students are adequately exposed to supervise clinical training in musculoskeletal area. MGM Hospital Kamothe has a constant inflow of in-patient & out-patients. Students are posted in MGM Hospital, Kamothe Physiotherapy OPD, Orthopaedic ward, Hand Clinic, Leprosy Clinic. In addition to this students are also posted in Mathadi Hospital for the Mathadi workers of APMC market. Musculoskeletal Department has started an Arthritis Support Group in November 2013.