SRM University, Kanchipuram

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Department of Physiotherapy


The College of Physiotherapy has an experienced faculty team that specializes in orthopaedics, sports physiotherapy, neurology, paediatric neurology, biomechanics, cardiorespiratory, hand rehabilitation, community rehabilitation, and obstetrics and gynaecology. Emphasis on interactive learning ensures that every student gains an interest in the science of physical movement and participates wholeheartedly in the theoretical and clinical sessions.

Courses Offered :

Bachelor of Physiotherapy
Master of Physiotherapy

Research :

Students are encouraged to actively involve themselves in academic research as well as projects for which funding can be arranged. Experienced faculties are always at hand to guide and assess their work. The faculty is encouraged to take up research that involves students.

Curriculum :

The undergraduate program, Bachelor of Physiotherapy, introduces students into several fundamental areas of knowledge and skill in the physical diagnosis technique. It is designed to instill a love for the subject and to groom a student into developing an attitude that is essential for the practice of physiotherapy and proper treatment. Besides theory, emphasis is laid squarely on practical courses, clinical work, fieldwork, community visits and projects.

Extension Activities :

Extension activities serve a fundamental purpose in learning physiotherapy. Bringing students close to real people will sensitize them through health awareness and community development programs and social work camps in nearby villages and schools.

Career :

A vital cog in any medical team, a physiotherapist counselor provides patients with disabilities with a reason to live. Physiotherapists can practice individually or work as part of a group in nursing homes, hospitals, clinics and even fitness clubs. In the sports arena too, physios are gaining importance. Nearly 50% of the college's outgoing students are admitted by universities abroad to pursue their higher education.

Infrastructure :

Physiotherapy Clinic :
The physiotherapy clinic, located in the SRM Medical College Hospital, has a full-fledged outpatient department equipped with modern facilities. The clinic caters to the disabled and the diseased and at the same time provides extensive clinical training for physiotherapy students. This gives students the chance to apply their knowledge of clinical science in problem solving and therapeutic interventions. Internships and research projects are also deeply encouraged.

Laboratories :
For those who have a passion for research, the college has five main laboratories equipped with the latest physiotherapy instruments, including.

Library :
Whether the students are looking for guidance and references, or simply for a casual read, the library provides the perfect environment. They will enjoy perusing the vast collection of books and multimedia CDs. The library also subscribes to over 50 Indian and international journals. The medline database opens up another world of information.


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