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Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation

What is Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation?

Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation involves maximising your function and potential so that you can return back to the community as soon as possible after any injury.

Who requires Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation?

People with following problems require Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation:

  • Acute or chronic musculoskeletal pain
  • Post fracture stiffness and reduced function
  • Loss of a part of limb
  • Chronic arthritis
  • Chronic backache
  • Repetitive strain injury
  • Prolonged bed rest with generalised weakness (deconditioning syndrome)

What are the facilities for Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation at KH?

Kokilaben Hospital has a dedicated Musculoskeletal Rehab facility with dedicated areas for instrumented gait and motion analysis, isokinetic multi-joint dynamometer, pneumatic strength training and exercise systems, human performance evaluation lab, full range of electrotherapy services and a dedicated area for patient education.

Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation Services

Complex MSK Service
The Complex MSK Service specialises in treating patients who have significant functional mobility and movement impairments related to the musculoskeletal system such as, arthritis, osteoporosis, de-conditioning syndrome, post-operative complications and diabetes mellitus with associated neurological and cardiac conditions. Patients receive physical and occupational therapy, balance & gait training and education to improve their level of independence in daily living.
Multiple Trauma Service
This service provides rehab to people who have sustained multiple fractures and other injuries e.g. in a motor vehicle accident. The admission criteria are two or more active orthopedic medical conditions, multiple injuries / fractures as a result of trauma, physically ready to participate in the entire rehab process with cognitive ability to learn new activities and follow direction. These patients will be managed by a multi-disciplinary team taking care of post trauma stress disorder, pain management, mobility and activities of daily living.
Sports Rehab Service
The Sports Rehab Service provides comprehensive care to people with shoulder joint and rotator cuff injuries, tennis and golfers elbow, hand injuries, anterior cruciate ligament tears, hamstring and ankle sprains who are engaged in outdoor sports like cricket, football, basketball, volleyball, etc. leading to significant pain, strength, movement & mobility impairments. The latest technology available at the centre - multi-joint dynamometer and gait and motion analysis gives significant input in managing these conditions allowing early return to the sporting activities.
Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) Service
The RSI Service aims to manage patients who present with chief complaints of neck or back pain or any other cumulative trauma disorders due to overuse. Patients will be evaluated by an inter-disciplinary team and comprehensive rehabilitation activities will be provided with pharmacotherapy, electrotherapy, exercise programmes, ergonomic advice, behaviour and relaxation techniques, trigger point injection procedures and education.
Amputation Service
Amputation Service caters to the need of upper and lower limb amputation due to traumatic, ischemic, diabetic or other conditions. It offers comprehensive programme beginning with pre-amputation counselling, immediate post-operative pain reduction & temporary prosthesis, permanent prosthesis fitting & training and management of late early & late complications. The programme aims to reintegrate the person back into the society.

What is the duration of the Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation programme?

As per patient requirement, the programme duration can vary from 2-6 weeks.

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