P T Cardio-Respiratory

About the Department:
Physical therapy management in Cardio-Pulmonary disorders is been managed and treated by specialized and experienced Cardio-Pulmonary staff. We follow recent methods of patient approach depending on evidence based practice and provide our services to the fullest.
The In-patient and Out-patient Physiotherapy is provided by the specialized team on everyday basis to provide condition based therapy and balance psychological out-bursting of patients by optimistic and holistic motivation.
 
In-Patient Services:
The cardio-pulmonary physiotherapy is evolved in SDM Hospital since years and is been providing In-patient services in different Intensive Care Units (ICU) like Medical-ICU, Surgical-ICU, Cardiac-ICU, Neurosurgery/Neurology-ICU, Respiratory-ICU. There are different types of patients who would require physiotherapy like in these ICU: Pneumonia, COPD, Restrictive Disorders etc and also patients who are ventilated because of systemic pathological causes.  
The patients following Coronary artery bypass grafting surgery (CABG), undergo Pre and Post-Cardiac Rehabilitation in the form of different techniques to clear retained secretions, impaired gaseous exchange, assisted mobilization, breathing retraining, respiratory muscle strengthening exercises etc. Physical therapist plays a major role in the cardiac rehabilitation, by means of patient and family education about the benefits and effects of exercises through exercise testing, designing the tailor-made exercise regime in a progressive manner and help in improvement of the overall quality of life and functional independent being of the patient with cardiac diseases.
 
Out-Patient Services:
The SDM College of Physiotherapy has got well equipped PT department, which offers tailor made cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation which includes aerobic and strength training programs suitable to the patient condition.
Cardiac Rehabilitation: Once the patient is discharged from the hospital, he/she can opt for the physical therapy following CABG surgery. The SDM College of Physiotherapy has got well equipped PT department, which offers phase II cardiac rehabilitation, which includes aerobic and strength training programs suitable to the patient condition. 
Pulmonary rehabilitation is offered to the patients with chronic pulmonary disorders, which is usually guided by Pulmonologist. This includes patient and the family education, phase wise rehabilitation in various forms like breathing retraining, postural drainage, inspiratory muscle training exercises, aerobic exercises etc.
Physical therapy department in the SDM hospital is having sophisticated gymnasium as well as the experienced faculty members, which deliver excellent quality rehabilitation for patients with cardiac and pulmonary disease.
Working hours: 8.30 am to 5 pm. (Sunday holiday)
 
Faculty:
Dr. Pramod Kshirasagar MPT, Associate Professor
Dr. Sangeeta Appannavar MPT, Lecturer