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MAHER Faculty of Physiotherapy

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“Well qualified, experienced Physiotherapy/ Medical Faculties.

Out Patient Development A separate Physiotherapy OPD with sophisticated & latest equipment at 9000 Sq.ft floor area.

Library The institution has an excellent Library with, access to international journals and Internet

Sports The infrastructure has a full-fledged football court, volleyball court, Volley ball and other

The institution also maintains Student Physiotherapy association and Alumni association activities to upgrade the current knowledge in the field of physiotherapy.

Transportation The institution provides Transportation facilities within and around the City.

Career Opportunities: Opportunity to work with both Government and Private/ Corporate hospitals.

Opportunity to work in the field of Research and Academics.”

The only college to offer Post Graduation specialty in GERIATRICS.

Classrooms The institution provides Well-furnished lecture and Demo halls with audio-visual facilities.

Classrooms Hostel Facility The institution provides well maintained Hostel facility for Boys and Girls.

Students activities The institution allows students to develop their extracurricular talents through various Cultural competitions and Personality development Programs.

The institution has recently inaugurated “The Bio-Mechanics Club” to acquire in-depth knowledge about kinematics of the human body.

Great Location: The College is located in the heart of the Chennai city at K.K. Nagar, Chennai. Set amidst spacious and green surroundings, the college is inviting enough to outperform one’s potential.

Opportunities to work abroad as Physiotherapists`( Middle East, USA, UK, etc.) To become an entrepreneur by establishing a Full-fledged Physiotherapy Clinic

Vision

Vision Excellence in education and healthcare , to continuously upgrade exemplary standards in the quality of education and teaching , training, research and extension


Mission

To impart Quality Medical Education
To spread knowledge and promote education in all fields viz.,
Medical,Dental Para medical, Mursing and Arts and Science etc.,
To serve humanity with sincerity and dedication.

Welcome to the Faculty of Physiotherapy

Master of Physiotherapy (M.P.T)

Orthopaedics

Orthopedic Physiotherapy is the genre where a therapist addresses mainly the patient's musculoskeletal ailments. Major role it plays involves rehabilitation of Joint movements, Muscle strengthening, Balance training, postural correction and to help patients to achieve an independent functional capacity in the aspects of all day living activities. Orthopedic Physiotherapy also deals with post operative care of the patients.



Neurology

Neuro-Physiotherapy is the branch that deals with muscle stiffness, spasticity, weakness of muscle, tremor, problems with sensation, gait and balance impairments etc arising due to pathology in the nervous system. These symptoms can lead to problems with all day living activities such as ambulation, grooming and feeding. Neurological Physiotherapy also deals with loss of hand and arm, or leg and foot function, walking, spasticity and pain. It also deals with complex conditions like Stroke,Head Injuries Spinal Cord Injuries, Muscular Dystrophy, Parkinsonism, Cerebral Palsy.


Cardio- Respiratory

Cardio-respiratory physiotherapy aims to help clear lung secretions, prevent or improve areas of lung collapse and reduce the effort of breathing. It also helps in strengthening of respiratory muscles. Physiotherapy is important for patients requiring mechanical ventilation for preventing or resolving respiratory complications. This enables ventilation to be stopped as quickly as possible, helping reduce the length of time spent on intensive care and promoting a speedy discharge from hospital.

Paediatrics

Pediatric physiotherapy provides care for any child aged between New-Born to Young Adults. Physiotherapist will inevitably work within the context of the child and his family and have opportunity to work with the child in a range of situations extending into home, pre school groups, education and leisure activities. Pediatric physiotherapist deals with childhood disabilities like cerebral palsy, Autism, Club foot, developmental delay, Downs’s syndrome, Muscular defects, cardiac defects etc.

Sports Physiotherapy

Sports Physiotherapy is the specialised branch of physiotherapy which deals with injuries and issues related to sports people. Sports injuries do differ to everyday injuries. Athletes normally require high level performance and demand placed upon their body, which stresses their muscles, joints and bones to the limit their performance. Sports physiotherapists help athletes recover from sporting injuries, and provide education and resources to prevent problems.

Geriatrics

Geriatric physiotherapists help elderly patients achieve or maintain high levels of physical health as they age by focusing on ailments like arthritis, osteoporosis, Alzheimer's disease, and joint soreness. They evaluate each patient and design a custom activity and exercise plan that will allow the patient to remain as physically fit and active as possible. Once the activity plan has been implemented, the geriatric physical therapist monitors the patient's progress and changes the plan as needed.


Obstetrics & Gynecology

Obstetric and gynecologic physiotherapy is a subspecialty in physiotherapy concerned with promotion of health throughout the child-bearing period, and helps the mother to adjust advantageously to the physical and psychological changes during pregnancy and the post-natal period, so that the stresses of child-bearing are easily managed. Physiotherapy in Obstetrics deals with antenatal, postnatal, pre and post operative conditions too.Physiotherapy in gynecology aims to treat menopause related symptoms and to maintain pelvic floor health; to prevent incontinence and organ prolapse.

Contact us

No: 12, Vembuliamman Kovil St,

West K.K.Nagar,

Chennai- 600 078

+ 91 44 2364-3955

+ 91 44 2364-3956

+ 91 44 2989-2105

info@maher.ac.in

fpt@maher.ac.in

Courses

Bachelor of Physiotherapy (B.P.T 4 ½ Years)

Master of Physiotherapy (M.P.T 2 Years)

Specialties in

  • Orthopedics
  • Neurology
  • Cardio-Respiratory
  • Pediatrics
  • Sports
  • Geriatrics
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Certification in Orthopaedic Manual Physiotherapy (COMPT 1year)