Brain Stroke Rehabilitation
Brain stroke is an emergency condition where brain stops getting steady supply of oxygen-rich blood resulting in cell death. Approximately two third of the affected patients survive the stroke and requires specialised post stroke rehabilitation therapy which should ideally begin when patient’s condition gets stabilized.
India is the preferred destination for brain stroke rehabilitation
-India has more than 1600 highly qualified neurologists and 600 neurosurgeons practising all over the country.
-India has highly qualified Physical medicine and rehabilitation doctors with more than 500 specialists. There are more than 29 colleges and hospitals offering Diploma, Master, Board Certification and Post Doctoral Programs in this speciality.
-India is having very highly trained physiotherapists with more than 50,000 physiotherapists in practice.
-India has highly trained occupational therapists with more than 5000 occupational therapists and 25 colleges are offering various programs in occupational therapy.
-India has highly advanced Audiologists and speech-language therapists with more than 3000 audiologists in practice. More than 50 colleges are offering advanced courses in speech therapy at Bachelor and Master Levels.
-Availability of highly qualified and highly trained rehabilitation team comprising of rehabilitation nurses, dieticians, mental health specialists, vocational therapists, medical social workers, recreational therapists, respiratory specialists and case managers.
-Availability of several inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation options
-Besides making use of the above mentioned rehabilitation therapies, stroke patients in India can take advantage and benefit from the specialised age old complementary and alternative medical therapies. India is home to the largest alternative medical system in the world which includes ayurveda, suddha, unani, tibetan, naturopathy, homeopathy besides yoga.
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
Physical medicine and rehabilitation aims to enhance and restore functional ability and quality of life to those with physical impairments or disabilities. It treats patientwho have had an amputation, spinal cord injury, stroke, traumatic brain injury, and other debilitating injuries.
After a serious injury, illness or surgery, you may recover slowly. You may need to regain your strength, relearn skills or find new ways of doing things you did before. This process is rehabilitation. Rehabilitation often focuses on Physical therapy to help your strength, mobility and fitness, Occupational therapy to help you with your daily activities, Speech-language therapy to help with speaking, understanding, reading, writing and swallowing.
India is the preferred destination for Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine for foreign patients because of the following
-Availability of top rehabilitation physicians.
-Availability of strong team of doctors to support rehabilitation process which includes orthopaedics, paediatrics, spine surgeons, sport medicine expert, pain medicine expert, neurologists, surgeons, rheumatologists, cardio pulmonologists, oncologists etc.
-Highly trained physiotherapists, speech therapists, occupational therapists and recreational therapists.
-Most affordable medical consultation, medical tests, screening, medicine and treatment.
-Low cost of medicine, treatment.
-Patients can take advantage of the alternative medicine for rehabilitation which includes yoga, ayurveda, sudha and unani etc
-Most advanced and affordable medical tests and screening.
-Many colleges and hospitals are providing training and certification in physical medicine and rehabilitation.
-There are 17 medical colleges offering master degree level programs in physical medicine and rehabilitation.
-India has 500 nationally and internationally accredited hospitals.
Pediatric Physical Therapy, Physical Therapy, Post-Stroke Rehabilitation, Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation, Diabetic Foot Rehabilitation, Sports Injury Rehabilitation, Neurological Rehabilitation, Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation, Amputee Rehabilitation, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Pediatric Rehabilitation.