Tuesday, November 20, 2018

About Us

The Department of Neurological Rehabilitation runs outpatient and inpatient services. The outpatient services for both new and review patients are functional six days a week. The patients from all parts of India and abroad are coming for neurological rehabilitation. The average number of newly registered patients in the OPD is approximately 8000 per year while the number of follow-up patients is more than 1100 per year. The neurological rehabilitation ward is a 22-bed facility with 12 male and 10 female & paediatric beds. On an average 200 patients are admitted each year with a mean hospital stay of four weeks.

The Department of Neurological Rehabilitation is running neuromuscular clinic in association with the Department of Neurology on every 4th Saturday of the month. A team of consultant along with resident doctors and paramedical staff (physiotherapist, occupational therapist and orthotist) takes care of the rehabilitation needs of the patients with neuromuscular disorders. Annually around 400 patients are benefitted from these services.

Other facilities available are

  1. Urodynamic laboratory- for research and management of patients with neurogenic bladder
  2. Gait Analysis laboratory
  3. Balance Assessment & training
  4. Gait training including Body weight support treadmill training
  5. Hand Robot
  6. Computer-based cognitive assessment & training

The following table shows the statistics of the work done in the department in past 7 years.

Statistics of clinical work (April 2007- March 2014)

  2007 - 2008 2008 - 2009 2009-2010 2010 - 2011 2011 - 2012 2012 - 2013 2013 - 2014
New referrals 5220 6070 5869 7048 6698 9644 8281
Follow up 623 308 425 562 549 933 1329
Admissions in ward 181 153 154 192 170 186 223
Neuromuscular Clinic 400 450 420 600 560 275 328
Physiotherapy services 5293 5072 5474 5904 5679 6151 5922
Occupational therapy services 1956 2262 1536 2380 2285 2517 2922
Orthotic section services 0 17 147 399 350 414 359
Urodynamic study - - 53 72 55 71 73
Botox injection >500
Surgeries 54 62 6 12 0 0 0