The college has meticulously designed all pre-clinical and therapeutic laboratories like Anatomy, Physiology, Electrotherapy and Exercise Therapy laboratories for the students to have pre-clinical practice. Besides the hospital training, fully equipped Anatomy, Physiology, Electrotherapy and Exercise therapy laboratories are available for the students to practice and familiarize themselves with the handling of various equipment and to perfect their therapy techniques. The College has well equipped spacious demonstration halls separately for exercise therapy & electrotherapy so that student can understand effectively, what they have learnt in the classroom. Practical sessions are designed such that the students are allowed to practice individually so that the basic concepts are well understood.
Exercise Therapy lab is equipped with all latest equipment’s which are used to rehabilitate the patient. It is equipped with facilities of gait re-education unit, strength training unit, and balance and posture rehab unit, movement therapy unit. Different exercise techniques are demonstrated in the lab and the students are encouraged to practice these different techniques on each other and gain confidence in performing theses skills. Students also are prepared to educate patients and families, to promote fitness, health and quality of life in all age groups.
Exercise therapy uses specific stylised movements to improve the way the body functions. It focuses on moving the body and its different parts to relieve symptoms and improve mobility – and off course levels of fitness. You can use exercise therapy for the prevention and management of pain and wellness.
An exercise therapy program may include exercises to:
Wellbeing Maximise physical abilities.
Optimise muscular functioning.
Improve physical fitness.
Improve general health
Practicing in the labs gives excellent opportunity for the students to learn by providing ‘hands on’ exposure under guidance of experienced faculty. The lab is equipped with equipment like:
Parallel Bars with Postural Mirror
Multi Exercise Bed
Thera Bands and Thera Tubes
Hand Rehab Unit
Wrist and Hand Exerciser
Ankle Exerciser etc..
Electrotherapy includes a range of treatments using electricity to reduce pain, improve circulation, repair tissues, strengthen muscles, and promote bone growth, leading to improvements in physical functioning. Electrotherapy has been used to address chronic pain and chronic fatigue in general, as well as the spacious and well-ventilated lab in the college provides students a learning environment so they can improve their skills. It includes all the modern modalities that are used to relieve pain. The lab is well equipped with equipment’s like:
Ultra violet radiation unit
Infra-red radiation unit
Cryo compression Unit
Short Wave Diathermy (SWD)
Trans Cutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
Lumbar and Cervical Traction
Paraffin Wax Bath and Moist heat Unit
Extra corporeal shock wave therapy
Gait Lab available for students become versatile in gait training and also physiotherapy examination, prognosis, and intervention. Skills include alleviating patients' movement impairments and functional limitations by designing, implementing and modifying therapeutic interventions to help patients return to function. Gait Lab consists of
Mats and Tables which height allows simulation of treatment area.
Ambulation devices such as crutches, walkers, canes, stepper unit and wheelchairs assist patients with movement in their own environment.
Models of orthoses and prostheses are available for students to understand their function and appropriate use.
Exercise equipment includes benches, free weights, cuff weights, total gym, trampoline, bicycles and treadmills.