Physiotherapy Department at K.L.E.S Dr. Prabhakar Kore Hospital & MRC is a model to meet the multifarious demands of referrals from specialties and private practitioners as well as the community through direct consultation. The most advance physiotherapy department in the North Karnataka region is replete with all the latest equipment’s and facilities, team of skilled and dedicated professionals.
In addition to all the standard services such as Short, Medium, Long-Wave Diathermy, Ultrasound, Moist Heat, biofeedback, pneumatic compression, Hydrotherapy, Cryo-compress therapy, NEMS, MENS, Diagnostic and therapeutic PFT, Diagnostic, Therapeutic and prognostic EMG, Fitness equipment, Balance trainer with virtual reality back-up etc, the department also offers the most advanced LASER Therapy.
All these facilities are backed by well-equipped gymnasium. Working hand in hand with this department is an in-house Artificial Limb Centre, which not only makes indigenous orthotic and prosthetic devices but also assembles a wide range of foreign made products.
Department extends physiotherapy services to all the needy admitted in the hospital. The service covers all the ICUs, General wards, and Special wards. Four in-house rehabilitation centers and an artificial limb center cater services for the patients. Services catered through 10 sub department under physiotherapy department.
* Interferential Therapy, TENS
* LASER,Infra-Red Rays Ultraviolet rays, Baker
* Faradic foot bath
* Short Wave Diathermy, Microwave Diathermy
* Therapeutic Ultrasound
* Long and Short Pulse Low Frequency Stimulations
* Wax-bath, Hot packs etc.
* Electromechanical: Spinal traction, Continuous Passive Movement Unit for UE & LE, Treadmill, oblique trainer.
* Mechanical: Universal Gymnasia exerciser. Suspension Therapy-Pulley/springs and weights.
* Neuro Pediatric & Neurological Swiss ball, till table, bio feedback SI Kit, DAS – Kit, Hand exercises, Balance master with virtual reality.
* Cardio-respiratory therapy – Humidifier, Ultrasonic Nebulizers, Lung hygiene, metabolic rate graded exercise programmers, flutter device, incentive spirometer portable digital spirometer.
* Muscle strength, Endurance, Co-ordination and activity training.
* Physical Fitness , Hand dynamometers, shoulder width caliper.
* Manual Therapy, posturograph, scoliograph, spondylograph.
* Advanced Electrophysiological and electro diagnostic tests
* Conventional Nerve Conduction tests, Strength Duration curves, accommodation ratio, sensory thresholds.
* Galvanic skin Resistance, pressure feedback
* Electromyography & EMG Biofeedback
* Balance master
* Pulmonary – Function Test (PFT)
* Digital Goniometer
* Digital per
* Automatic manikin for advanced CPPR
Artificial Limb Centre
Orthotic and prosthetic appliances, self-help devices, walking aids, advanced aids and appliances.
• Whirl pool bath
• Contrast bath
• Guidance for pool therapy
Community Extension Services
Camps in the hospital in and around Belgaum for health checkup, disability evaluation Physiotherapy home programs, and Rehabilitation counseling and School Screening. Services to old age homes and 2 day care centers for physically challenged children entertained. Industrial visits and research projects on industrial workers are taken.
Cardiac / Pulmonary Rehabilitation Center: One of the largest center equipped with ultra-modern facility and attached to KLES Heart Foundation, Belgaum. Serves all the stages of cardiac rehabilitation. Therapist uses latest technology and techniques to rehabilitate the patients.
Vestibular Rehabilitation: A part of neuro rehab cater services to patients with vestibular dysfunction such as BPPV, vertigo etc.
Neuro-Rehabilitation: Cater services to patients with neurological dysfunctions such as weakness, paralysis, sensory issues etc. Therapist uses Bobath concepts, Motor relearning concept, PNF, Biofeedback, Movement therapy, CIMT, Task oriented movement therapy, Reeducation, Sensory rehabilitation and integration, Vojta in adult, Mirror therapy, mental imagery, virtual reality for balance training etc.
Pediatric Rehabilitation: Caters to children with neurological, orthopedic and other problems. NDT and SI certified therapist cater the therapy to neurological cases. Also uses vojta, sensory rehabilitation, CIMT, Biofeedback therapy for children.
Orthopedic Rehabilitation and Manual Therapy Department: extends their specialized services to orthopedic related conditions. Therapist uses Maitland manipulation, MDT, Mulligan mobilization, Kaltenborn mobilization, MFR, PRT, NMT,MET, Criyax technique etc.
Sports Rehabilitation: Therapy extended to athletes and sportsperson of Belgaum, Cater services to almost all the sporting event held in Belgaum. On field and off field fitness training and injury prevention by the therapist is extended. Pre participation evaluation and training is also a part of activity.
Obstetrics & Gynecology: Cater physiotherapy services to prenatal, natal, and postnatal period. Also takes care of physiotherapy related problems like incontinence, minor uterine Prolapse etc. Pre natal post natal fitness classes conducted for females.
Geriatric Rehabilitation: Old age related condition taken care by our therapist. Fitness training for aged, pain condition, weakness, fatigue, balance issues etc. managed by therapist.
Contact: Dr. Sanjiv kumar PhD (PT) for details
The center started in August 1997 at KLES Dr. Prabhakar Kore Hospital & MRC, is one of its kind in North Karnataka, South Maharashtra & Goa to provide prosthesis & Orthosis to needy patients. The center caters by providing prosthetic and orthotic from ENDOLITE prosthesis system, and Otto-Bock a German Company. It also fabricates prosthesis and orthosis of conventional design for different patients. This limb center was working as ADIP (Assistance to Disable Persons) implementation center for department of child & women welfare Government of Karnataka.
The unit is expert in manufacturing all types of prosthesis and Orthesis. Light weight calipers, Prothosis are prepared and delivered on schedule.
Patients can avial facility on reference from various department and consultant. They can directly approach for services to the department. The work may completed within 1 hour or may take maximum upto 60 day depending upon the order placed and availability of material.
Beneficiary from Government Scheme (ADIP) may please contact PRO office for details and procedure to avail the benefit.
Consulting P&O Shri Amar Kumar
KLES Dr. Prabhakar Kore Hospital & MRC, in collaboration with the prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College (JNMC) brings together a dedicated team of physicians, surgeons and healthcare specialists to provide healthcare and hospitality under one roof, thus giving it a perfect academic-and-professional blend.