Location - -1 ( Basement ), 'B' Block
Timings - 08:00AM - 08:00 PM On All Working Days
In Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute & Research Centre, we, provide restorative services to cancer patients in all stages of treatments, as these may have lasting effects on physical and cognitive functions resulting in impaired functional ability. Clinically effective therapeutic modules are tailored and implemented to take quality care of special needs of cancer patients.
- Rehabilitation aids & facilitie
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- Lymphodema programme
- Head and Neck Cancer
- Lung Surgery
- Musculoskeletal and Neurological
- Bone Marrow Transplant / High dose Chemotherapy
- Pain Management
- Cardiorespiratory care
- Palliative / Supportive Care
- Holistic wellness programme
Patients who undergo breast or pelvic surgeries with lymphnode removal are given information about Lymphodema prevention.
For existing lymphodema, variety of treatments including compression garment, manual lymphatic drainage, cryotherapy and lymphatic pumps are available.Head & Neck Cancer :-
The aim is to achieve optimum mobility with minimum residual dysfunction after surgery or radiation. The common complications are Trismus, Facial Palsy, FaciaI Asymmetry, Compromised Neural and Musculoskeletal functions.Lung Surgery :-
Thoracotomy patients require extensive physical therapy intervention to achieve cardiovascular fitness, shoulder and chest wall movement restoration, enhanced endurance and strength to regain functional ability.Neurological And Musculoskeletal :-
Primary tumors of brain, spinal cord or peripheral nerve involvement may lead to dysfunction requiring physical training of limbs.
With advancement in technology and skills, limb sparing surgeries are preferred over amputation. Such patients need neuromuscular reduction, proprioception training, gait training, improved strength and endurance to achieve optimum independence.Bone Marrow Transplant / High Dose Chemotherapy :-
Such patients require physical therapy to alleviate some effects like muscle and nerve damage, coordination and balance disorders and cardiopulmonary compromise.Pain Management:-
Pain may surface as either the tumor may be compressing a nerve or muscle or secondary to cancer treatments. Physical modalities like Cryotherapy, TENS etc may provide relief from them. Cardiorespiratory Care :-
Major concerns in I.C.U, Post operative unit etc are reduced lung volumes, retained secretions, increased work of breathing, ineffective cough etc.
Physical therapy can improve lung volumes and compliance. Sputum clearance techniques add to patient's comfort in such cases. Holistic Wellness Programme :-
Taking care of patient's Physical, Emotional, Social and Vocational needs by counseling about their limitations, retraining in technical skills or guiding them about alternative solutions, infact " bridges the gap " between a patient and the person returning to usual activity.Rehabilitation Aids Facilities
- Cryotherapy Unit
- Electrotherapy Unit
- Traction Unit
- Hot Fomentation Unit
- Electronic precursor etc. All kinds of prosthesis are made available for patients eg; Cervical Collar, Taylor's Brace. AFO, KAFO etc
- Breast Prosthesis are also available in the " Comprehensive Breast care room " located in " A " Block ground floor