Master of Physiotherapy in Obstetrics and Gynecology, is a two years postgraduate professional physiotherapy degree level course of study in India. This study was designed to assess the attitude of obstetricians and gynecologist toward involving physiotherapist in the management of patients with obstetric and gynecologic conditions.
The area of Obstetrics and Gynecology has minimally explored the emerging specialty which is clearly gaining momentum among therapists. The course focuses on the women’s health issues including pre and post natal women.
The master professional study emphasized in a subspecialty in physiotherapy concerned with the promotion of health throughout the childbearing period and helps the mother to adjust advantageously to the physical and psychologic changes of pregnancy and the postnatal period. The role of the therapist in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Involves throughout the period of pregnancy, labour and puerperium and the preoperative and postoperative periods.
The course of study is suitable for those candidates wants to increase their knowledge for accelerating their career by exploring and acquire a critical understanding of Physiotherapy in Obstetrics and Gynecology, The course of study is designed to provide in-depth knowledge, information, techniques and about the activities associated with Physiotherapy, in a comprehensive manner. The study is focused on theoretical and practical aspects and principles techniques in an academic discipline such as Electrotherapy modalities in Obstetrics, Episiotomy, and its Physiotherapy Management, Aerobics, Weight Training in Pregnancy, Diastasis Recti, Puerperium and its Physiological Changes, Types of Assisted Delivering Gestational Trophoblastic Disease, Clinical Obstetrics, Relaxation Techniques, Dyspareunia and its Physiotherapy Management, Pre, and Post Physiotherapy Management for Gynaecological Surgeries.
The candidate has to complete Bachelor Degree such as Bachelor of Physiotherapy or equivalent examination, with minimum aggregate 55% marks, such candidates are eligible to take admission in Master’s degree study program.
This course requires study requires 2 years of time period in India, It’s a Full Time professional degree course, but some candidates use part time, correspondence education program and also go for distance learning, study option to earn this degree.
The Master degree holder have excellent career opportunities in Colleges & Universities also in Public and Private field of Obstetrics and Gynecology Physiotherapy treatments center such as Multispeciality Hospitals, Polyclinics, Health Clubs, Health Care Panels of Different Companies.
After the successful completion of the course, one can be recognised as Physiotherapist and able to work as Consultant Doctor, Trainee Coder, Fitness Trainer, Medical Coding Executive, Club Manager, Health Educator(Physiotherapy), Professor, Lecturer, Obstetrics and Gynecology Therapy Instructor, Healthcare Administrator, Therapist Assistant, Personal Trainer, Adviser, etc.
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