Department of Neuro-physiotherapy, School of Physiotherapy organized an educational program for the patients suffering from stroke on 15th March 2018 from 10 am to 1 pm. The event was attended by the patients and their caregivers.
The faculty Dr Asmita Karajgi.Dr Amruta Nerurkar and Dr.Manasi Desai along with MPT students organized the program. The program was designed to assist the patients and caregivers. They need to play an active role in the rehabilitation along with the physiotherapist since it is necessary for optimal care. Post graduate students(MPT –II),Razia Shaikh, Shital Dudhwala ,Hemali Tanna,Sneha Kukreja, Kanishka Baduni, Jeniffer Pinto explained and demonstrated various techniques to the patients. They were assisted by MPT –I students.
The program included presentations on the following topics in stroke rehabilitation.
Importance of goal setting by the patient and therapist in treatment
Correct technique of exercises to prevent things going wrong,
Common shoulder problems in stroke patients
Significance of home program