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Neuro Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy plays a pivotal role in treatment of Neurological conditions of childhood & adult like cerebral palsy, spina bifida, myopathies, Erb’s & Klumpke’s paralysis, poliomyelitis, developmental disorders, head injuries, stroke, Parkinson’s disease, neuropathies, motor neuron disease, multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injuries, cerebellar disorders, Bell’s palsy & many more neurological dysfunctions.

The Neuro Physiotherapy faculty exposes students to these various neurological conditions, trains them thoroughly in history taking, assessment, scanning of records & physical examination. By example & continuous supervised guidance the faculty enhances clinical skills of handling of patients & installs confidence to subsequently to treat all conditions effectively, efficiently & sensitively on their own at all respective postings.

Under Neuro Physiotherapy department students are posted in MGM Hospital, Kamothe Physiotherapy Neuro Rehabilitation OPD, IPD under Department of Medicine, Surgery, Neuro-Medicine, MGM Hospital, Paediatric Physiotherapy OPD & IPD, Kalamboli, MGM Hospital Specialty OPD, Vashi.



MGM hospital Vashi is 150 bedded hospital



 Group Therapy sessions for Parkinson’s patients held at MGM Hospital,Vashi

Parkinsons Support Group

Parkinson’s Support group was a venture of MGM School of Physiotherapy in association with Parkinson’s Disease & Movement Disorder Society (PDMDS), Mumbai, was started in October 2010. These group meetings aimed at addressing various problems of Parkinson’s disease patients, counselling them, conducting group physiotherapy sessions, special sessions on cognitive therapy, dance therapy etc.


 24 patients are currently enrolled in this group 

Spinal Cord Injury Support Group

Spinal Cord Injury support group meeting concept was coined by MGM School of Physiotherapy, Navi Mumbai in association with “Sharan” Smt. Kamala Raheja Home for Paraplegics, Vashi with a vision of training the caregivers & patients in various aspects of care & rehabilitation following Spinal Cord Injury. It is a first ever venture like this in Navi Mumbai. These meetings are held to address to various difficulties & challenges faced by the caregivers as well as the patients with Spinal Cord Injury 


                  Workshop on Caregivers Training for SCI                                   Awareness about Spinal Cord Injury                   



Psychological consultation



Social Issues                                                                      Dietician’s Session



Lifting patient at accident site                                                    Awareness about TB & DOTS



 Dermatologist Consultation                                                  Vocational training session

Downs Syndrome Support Group

On 21st March 2014 on the occassion of World Down’s Syndrome Day a function to start a Parents Support Group was held at MGM Hospital Kalamboli. Dr.N.Mohanty Medical Superitendent inaugurated the support group. Parents of about 15 children with Down’s Syndrome attended the function with their children. Paediatricians, Gynaecologists, Physiotherapy, Occupational therapy, & Speech therapy staff, & Nursing staff, Physiotherapy students were present. The doctors, therapists & parents had an interactive session where medical aspects, therapy aspects, school admission issues, attitudinal barriers, success stories of achievers were shared. There was a poster presentation of medical aspects & of success stories. The function ended with a dance by all the children with Down’s Syndrome, & it was resolved that there will be monthly meeting of the support group.

Inaugural Function of Down’s Syndrome Support Group at MGM Hospital Kalamboli 21 March 2014





Stroke Support Group

Stroke support group was inaugurated in December 2014 at MGM Neuro-Rehabilitation OPD, Kamothe. Interactive sessions were conducted for focusing on Disability rights of individuals with Stroke, role of regular physical activity. Counseling sessions are held one- on- one basis every month.






World Parkinson’s Day Celebration at Bombay Hospital,Mumbai



                             Indian Cerebral Palsy Day at MGM Hospital Kalamboli               International Disability Day Celebrations at Sharan Paraplegic Home