Physiotherapy is a division of science that looks for to alleviate movement malfunction, to enhance optimal health and functions of the human body.
A patients who are struggling from physical restraints and handicaps as a result of illness, injury, aging, or other factors.
Their objective with patients is to enhance and strengthen their health and well being by operating with the musculoskeletal, nervous, respiratory and cardiovascular systems to rehabilitate patients back to health and teach them how to exercise safely and prevent future injuries.
Programs & qualifications:
The various courses offered under physiotherapy are:
Master of Physiotherapy in Hand conditions.
Master of Physiotherapy in Neurology.
Master of Physiotherapy in Orthopaedics.
Masters Programme In Sports Physiotheraphy (M.S.P.T).
Post Graduate Diploma in Physiotherapy and Nutrition.
B.Sc. Physiotherapy. .
Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT)
Diploma in Physiotherapy (D.P.T.)
M.P.T. in Sports Physiotherapy
Master of Physiotherapy (MPT)
To practice physiotherapy, a physiotherapist will have to obtain a bachelor’s degree in the same.
The basic eligibility for bachelor’s courses in physiotherapy is 10+2 in the science stream with physics, chemistry and biology as core subjects.
For the 2-year master’s programme one has to complete a bachelor’s degree from any recognized board or university. After completing the master’s degree, one can opt for a Ph.D programme.
Admissions in these aforementioned courses are made through an entrance test conducted by the respective boards or universities.
The starting pay scale of physiotherapists in govt hospitals varies between Rs. 6000 to 8000. But the private medical centers offer a comparatively better package. Most well-run private hospitals offer a starting off salary around Rs 12,000 which could go up to Rs 18,000 per month.