Physiotherapy

Lyallpur Khalsa College, Jalandhar is successfully running the department of physiotherapy since 1998 and has been established itself as one of the pioneer colleges in this field. The department is having well designed and well-equipped infrastructure, also running an out-patient department (OPD) in which patients suffering frommusculo-skeletal, neurological problems are dealt with. The department is affiliated to GNDU Amritsar and is also recognized by IAP, which is a member of world confederation of physiotherapy (WCPT).

  • Six days classroom teaching.

  • Demonstration of physiotherapy techniques.

  • Audio visual aids like LCD projector, OHP, epidiascope etc.

  • Visual teaching through experiments in laboratories.

  • Guest lectures by eminent scholars.

  • Visit to well established hospitals for surgery practicals.

  • Clinical exposure in physiotherapy OPD which is located in college premises.

  • Case discussion.

  • Evaluation of patients.

  • Seminars, Assignments etc.

  • Constant review and up-gradation of syllabus to meet with the advancements in medical sciences.

Physiotherapy department of Lyallpur Khalsa College has been established as per the guidance of IAP.

  • Well equipped anatomy museum and physiology lab

  • Well equipped electro-therapy and exercise-therapy units with latest equipments

  • Sports physiotherapy units.

  • Obesity clinics.

  • Pediatric therapy unit

  • Hydro-therapy unit.

  • Relaxation unit with Sauna bath and Steam bath.

Our OPD : A success story

In view of the community needs, the physiotherapy department of the college has its own Outdoor Patient Department (OPD) where health-care facilities are offered at subsidized rates. Information, guidance, and treatment is offered to neurologically challenged patients of the society. Also OPDprovides on-field first aid and care to the college sportspersons. Patients suffering from Orthopaedic disorders like Frozen Shoulder, Cervical Spondylitis,Low Back Pain, Arthritis are managed by trained clinical staff. A specialized pediatric therapy unit has been established for the patients of cerebral palsy, Muscular Dystrophy, Guillain Barre syndrome. Facilities are available for the treatment of paralytic disorders, Erb’s palsy, Polio Myelitis etc. College Outdoor Patients Department takes time to time initiative to create awareness against AIDS, DRUG ABUSE and other health problems in the adjoining localities. Various screening programs like Bone Mass Density estimation and cardiac health check-up are also part of OPD services. For more information visit: https://www.facebook.com/lyallpur.physiotherapy

Department has taken a lead in providing extension services for poor and needy people in adjoining villages by conducting camps. In these camps patients are assessed and treated in village itself. Also education is provided regarding various joint problems and management.

The department has a fully equipped dispensary which provides free medicines and first aid to students and staff of the college. During any emergency every initiative is taken to transfer the case to appropriate hospital of the city.

Scope of Course

Bachelor in Physiotherapy
In the last decade, Physiotherapy has paved its way from certificate level to doctorate level. It is now a important part of every medical team.

Clinical Therapist
After passing the 4½ year examination the student is eligible to work as a clinical therapist in India as well as other countries in various disciplines.

  • Orthopedics

  • Neurology

  • General Surgery

  • Cardio Thoracic Units

  • Burn and Trauma Units

  • Obstetrics and gynecology

  • Pediatrics and Geriatrics

  • Intensive care unit

Sports Physiotherapist
He/She is eligible to be an essential part of the management/rehabilitation of on and off field sports injuries and in the conditioning of athletes for improving their performance.

Teaching
Physiotherapy also offers an opportunity for teaching in various academic setups.

Higher education opportunitie
Physiotherapy also provides master’s degree in various disciplines like:

  • Physiotherapy in Orthopedics

  • Physiotherapy in Neurology

  • Physiotherapy in Pediatrics

  • Cardiothoracic Physiotherapy

  • Manual Therapy

  • Sports Physiotherapy

Ph.D. Programme
Also available at some Indian Universities like Guru Nanak Dev University Amritsar, Punjabi university Patiala, Rajiv Gandhi University Karnataka

Faculty Members

S.No Name Designation Qualification Profile
1 Dr. Raju Sharma Head of Department,
Assistant Professor
BPT , MSPT(Sports) , Ph.D.
2 Dr. Jaswant Kaur Assistant Professor M.B.B.S , PGDGM
3 Priyank Sharda Assistant Professor B.P.T , M.P.T (Neurology), M.I.AP