Diseases & Treatment

The highly trained and experienced team specializes in superlative treatment of all kinds of rehabilitation, namely musculoskeletal rehabilitation, arthritis rehabilitation, pain rehabilitation, neurorehabilitation, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation etc. Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine specialist treats patients with pharmacological management (with medicine), interventional management (with minimally invasive procedures like joint injection, soft tissue injections, nerve blocks etc.) and nonpharmacological management (with physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, orthosis & Prosthesis). The comprehensive rehabilitation employs the holistic approach and addresses Impairment (Loss of a structure or function), Disability (limitation of activity) and Handicap (restriction in participation), the three potential sequels or consequences of any disease process. We also have dedicated sports medicine physicians.

Examples of diseases that are treated / managed at Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine Department of Fortis Kolkata:

  • Osteoarthritis of Knee, Hip, Hand and other joints
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis / Spondyloarthropathy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Perarthritis Shoulder (Frozen Shoulder)
  • Shoulder Rotator Cuff Pathologies
  • ACL, Meniscus and other soft tissue injuries of knee
  • Tennis Elbow, Golfer's Elbow, Trigger Finger, De quervain's tenosynovitis, Plantar Fascitis, Tendo achiles Tendinopathy, other tendinopathies, bursitis etc.
  • Myofascial Pain Syndrome, Fibromyalgia syndrome
  • Scoliosis, Flat Foot etc.
  • Spasticity
  • Gait Disturbances, walking and ambulation problems
  • Stroke, Spinal Cord injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Different types of Paralysis
  • Parkinson's Disease, Writer's Cramp and other Movement Disorders
  • Radiculopathy, PIVD (Disc Prolapse), Neuropathy
  • Myopathies
  • Pain from Musculoskeletal and Neurological causes
  • Acute & Chronic Sports Injuries and Cumulative Trauma Disorders

Components of Comprehensive Rehabilitation Management

    • Treatment with different Medicines
    • Treatment with Medically Prescribed, Directed and Supervised (By Physical & Rehab Medicine Specialist)
    • Physiotherapy (Therapeutic Exercises, Physical Modalities etc.)
    • Occupational Therapy
    • Orthosis & Prosthesis etc.
    • Intraarticular (Inside a joint) Injections
    • Soft Tissue Injections
    • Traumatic brain injury treatment
    • Nerve Block etc.

Why us?

Fortis Hospital, Kolkata is one of the leading physical medicine hospitals known for its Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine Department. Along with the latest advancements in technology, we also have the expertise of a leading Physiatrist (Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine Specialist) trained and experienced in comprehensive rehabilitation including minimally invasive procedures to provide patients with a truthful and dependable journey to recovery and re-ablement. The department has its own well equipped and well staffed physiotherapy unit and has access to good orthotic and prosthetic support. It is because of our state-of-the-art, cutting-edge diagnostics and treatment that we can assure every patient solutions tailored to their exact individualistic need.

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