First Physiotherapy College under Maharashtra University of Health Sciences to Receive NAAC Accreditation & Affiliation to UGC Under Section 2(f).
It is a branch of medical science, which makes use of physical agents ( heat, light, cold, sound, water, electricity, manual therapy & other gadgets working on physical principles ) in the treatment of various acute & chronic ailments. Physiotherapy has a vital role to play in the management of Neurological, Musculoskeletal, Cardiothoracic, Respiratory, Pediatric, Sports Medicine, Geriatric, Obstetric, Gynecologic & Psychosomatic conditions & also management of the patients put under intensive care unit.
Bachelor of Physiotherapy
The degree offered is Bachelor of Physiotherapy under the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik (State Health Science University). The duration of degree is 4 Years and 6 Months course including compulsory rotatory internship of 6 months. The curriculum offered is one of the most updated with emphasis on the physiotherapeutic principles underlying treatment in all the branches of medicine. Academic teaching of all subjects is followed by intensive practical training & hands on application on patients in clinical settings.
Master of Physiotherapy
The degree offered is Master of Physiotherapy under the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik (State Health Science University). The duration of degree is Two (2) years course. We offer Post Graduation in Cardiovascular & Respiratory Sciences,Community Health Sciences, Musculoskeletal Sciences & Neurosciences
General concept of Physiotherapy
The physiotherapist is recognized as a health care professional to which other health care professionals will refer patients for assessment and necessary treatment
The physiotherapist is a part of the health care team concerned with the overall management of the patient and consequently must understand the roles of other health care professionals.
Lately, Physiotherapists have gained the status to be able to practice first contact treatment.
The increasing awareness of preventive measure in medicine & health education has projected physiotherapy to come to the forefront of modern medicine & is considered as an indispensable adjuvant to the complete rehabilitation of the patients.
The demand for physiotherapy services at the present day is projected by the need of rehabilitation services to 5% of population estimated to be having chronic disabilities and diseases.
The magnitude of the need for these services has remained the same for the last quarter century.
On completing the course, the graduate physiotherapist can be placed as a lecturer, tutor cum therapist, trainer, supervisor & a practitioner in any branch of the rehabilitation medicine.
Graduate physiotherapists have ample opportunity abroad also. It is a well-respected and rewarding job experience
They can pursue higher studies in physiotherapy leading to MPT with the following specialization currently available in India & abroad.
Cardiovascular & Respiratory
Musculoskeletal & Sports medicine
Obstetrics and Gynecology
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Dr. Vithalrao Vikhe Patil Foundation's Physiotherapy College & Hospital, Opposite government Milk Dairy, Post – M.I.D.C., Vadgaon Gupta, Ahmednagar