BACHELOR OF PHYSIOTHERAPYKovai Medical Center Research & Educational Trust
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Frequent Asked Questions
A candidate applying for the BPT degree, should have passed the Higher Secondary ( 10+2 ), or an equivalent examination (as recognized by the Tamilnadu Dr.M.G.R Medical University, Chennai) with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Botany & Zoology
The students are given hands on clinical training in the attached Kovai Medial Center and Hospital This is a state of the 500 bedded, multi disciplinary, super - specialty hospital. Students have excellent exposure to all varieties of patients in the department of Neurology, Neuro Surgery, Orthopaedics, Plastic Surgery, Cardiology and Cardio - Thoracic surgery, ICU, Neuro ICU and CTU - HDU, OBG, Community center. The hospital & Physiotherapy department is equipped with the latest equipments & is staffed with fully qualified Physiotherapists.
The KMCH College of Physiotherapy is one of the few colleges in the whole of South India which is attached to a full fledged department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation of the Kovai Medical Center and Hospital (www.kmchhospitals.com) is one of its kind in south India. It offers comprehensive Medical Rehabilitation care and comprise of three divisions, namely Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy and Prosthetic and Orthotic workshop.
The Physiotherapy department is equipped with Gait training unit, Multi Gym, Suspension therapy unit, Wax bath, Shortwave Diathermy, Ultrasound, Interferential therapy, TENS, CPM, Manual stepper, Gym ball, Diadynamic currents, Electrical stimulators, Mechanical tractions, Tilt tables, static bicycles.
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The salient equipments of the Physiotherapy department are
* Electromyographic bio feedback
* Phototherapy (UVR)
* Pulsatron (Pulsed Electro Magnetic Energy)
* Computerised, Hydraulic Traction and Manipulation Tables
The students are posted under Physiotherapy staff for their individual training in the field of Physiotherapy. The students are also posted for the clinical rounds of the excellent medical faculties of the Hospital to enrich their practical knowledge.
Prosthetics & Orthotics
It is the only unit in the southern region, fitting the latest , high-tech, endo-skeletal limb systems - 'ENDOLITE', a product of Blatchford and sons, U.K. The limbs are made from carbon fiber composite and are extremely durable, light - weight, cosmetically appealing and most importantly, have excellent gait biomechanics.
The workshop manufactures all other types of artificial limbs, upper and lower extremity orthotics, customized, prescription splints and braces including special footwear.
Job Skills Training
Apart from the regular clinical training, to increase the student's skill & widen the scope of practice, students are given additional training in
* Fitness management
* Cardiac rehabilitation
* Back school
* Electromyographic Bio feedback
* Communication skills
* Acupuncture / Acupressure