Following are the services offered by the The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Navi Mumbai:
We have specialised programs for patients affected with different types of neurological disorders such as traumatic brain injury, stroke, progressively degenerative neurological disorders like Alzheimer's and Parkinsonism, spine disorders and injuries, multiple sclerosis, dizziness, vertigo, and balance disorders.
The goals of pulmonary rehabilitation at The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital Navi Mumbai are to decrease the activity limitation and participation restrictions, to restore the highest possible level of independent functioning in the patients as possible, to increase the tolerance for exercise and reduce the feeling of breathless, and to restore the confidence of exercising safely in the patients with the limits of their chest problems.
The program includes aerobic exercises like walking, running on a treadmill, and cycling that is prescribed after evaluating your baseline capacity, which is mainly assessed based on a six-minute walk test done on the day of enrollment in the program. You will also be provided with supplemental oxygen if required.
The goals of cardiac rehabilitation programs are to assist cardiac patients to return to their normal activities as quickly and safely as possible, to introduce lifestyle changes and regular monitoring to decrease the risks of developing future cardiac events, and to improve their psychological and emotional well-being of cardiac patients.
The cardiac rehabilitation program includes aerobic exercises like walking, running on a treadmill, and cycling that is prescribed after evaluating your baseline capacity, which is mainly assessed based on a six-minute walk test done on the day of enrollment in the program.
Strength training is also provided as a part of the program to help build up the muscle strength of the body's various muscle groups with the help of dumbbells, weight cuffs, pneumatic machines, and elastic bands. The patients are also guided to do breathing exercises as a part of the warm-up and cool-down exercises to improve overall lung capacity. It is of great importance in patients who have recently undergone cardiac surgery to prevent the development of respiratory complications.
While exercising, you will be continuously monitored by a telemetry ECG monitoring system. Additionally, your exertion levels and blood pressure will be evaluated at regular intervals by the therapist.
Yoga provides relaxation in the form of different breathing exercises, meditation, and flexibility that helps you deal with stress and enhance your spiritual and mental well-being.
One of the important aspects of lifestyle modification is diet. It needs to be incorporated into the habits of all patients with cardiac diseases. Our team of expert dietitians will assist you with a well-planned diet plan, and all your doubts and queries regarding the diet will be addressed.
The goals of the musculoskeletal rehabilitation therapy at The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Navi Mumbai include assisting the patients in enhancing their functionality, reducing pain and avoiding surgery whenever possible, helping the patient attain an optimal independence level restoring functional capacity following injury, and to help the clients live the most active lifestyle possible by helping them return to daily activities and normal life.
Oncology Rehabilitation at The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Navi Mumbai is a comprehensive program of yoga, exercises, nutrition, and speech therapy that is imparted to cancer patients to help them recover quickly and to improve their quality of life. The program is customised for each particular patient so that they can derive maximum benefit from it.
The oncology rehabilitation can benefit any patient who is currently receiving cancer treatment or is in a post-treatment phase. The programs are designed for patients who have undergone oncological surgeries or are receiving or have undergone radiation or chemotherapy. Any patients who have been diagnosed with cancer like head and neck cancer, prostate cancer, brain cancer, breast cancer, bladder cancer, lung cancer, and rectum cancer can benefit from the programs.
Our oncology rehabilitation programs offer physical therapy and overall counselling regarding many impairments that occur due to cancer, radiation therapy, cancer surgery, and chemotherapy. These impairments include weakness, muscle wasting, impaired mobility, pain, anxiety and depression, swelling, weight loss, and overall deconditioning.