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In NISH, Physiotherapy unit started in the year 2013 and is managed by a highly qualified, skilled and experienced physiotherapist.

Physiotherapy is a healthcare profession that is primarily concerned with the promotion of mobility, functional ability, quality of life and movement potential through examination, evaluation, diagnosis and physical intervention.

Conditions that benefit from Physiotherapy include

  • Global Developmental Delay
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Downs Syndrome
  • Myelomeningocoel
  • Chromosomal disorders
  • Seizure disorder
  • Stoke
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Other Neuro Developmental Disorders
  • Occupational Therapy Intervention focuses on the following areas:

Physiotherapy Intervention focuses on the following areas:

  • Facilitation of developmental milestones
  • Strength and Endurance
  • Gait Training
  • Postural correction
  • Balance and Co-ordination skills
  • Joint Mobility
  • Gross Motor and Fine Motor skills
  • Oro Motor skills

Occupational Therapy

At NISH, Occupational Therapy service was started in 2015.

Occupational Therapy services are delivered as a part of the rehabilitation programme which caters services for individuals from infancy to elder population.

Conditions that benefit from occupational therapy include

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Fine motor difficulties such as hand writing, poor grasping, pinching
  • Gross motor Difficulties
  • Neuro developmental disorders.
  • Developmental Delay
  • Sensory Integration Dysfunction / Sensory Processing Disorder
  • Feeding Aversion/Oral Motor Difficulties
  • Down Syndrome
  • Learning Disabilities

Occupational Therapy Intervention focuses on the following areas:

  • Activities of daily living
  • Sensory integration
  • Upper body strength and function
  • Feeding skills
  • Handwriting skills
  • Motor planning and praxis
  • Body awareness
  • Bilateral Integration skills and midline crossing skills
  • Balance and co-ordination skills.
  • Visual motor and visual perceptual skills
  • Facilitation of developmental milestones
  • Age-appropriate fine motor skills.

Occupational therapy/ Physiotherapy Service include:

  1. An individualized and combined (PT/OT) evaluation in which the family oriented assessment will be carried out and subsequently determine the therapeutic goals.
  2. Customized treatment plan is created for each child demonstrating the activities that parents and caregivers can do at home setting to reinforce a skill and normalize sensory processing or enable new learning.
  3. The Intervention include Individual home training session, Intensive Training Program, Group programs and working in collaboration with various programs running in Dept. of NDS and ASLP.
  4. An outcome based re-evaluation will be carried out to ensure that the goals are being met or to modify the intervention plan.


A fully equipped structured environment, particularly for children with special needs, which helps child development in their gross and fine motor skills. It also provide a wonderful opportunity for children to improve their muscle strength, balance and co-ordination.

Sensory integration Room

A well designed multi-sensory room enable the children to explore a variety of sensory experiences, providing new ways of encouraging learning, motor development, cognitive development, language and social interaction skills. It can open up a whole new world for children with sensory processing difficulties, cognitive and physical impairments

Virtual Reality

The person interacts with a multidimensional, multisensory computer generated virtual environment, which can be explored in real time. The technology enable the person to work on therapeutic exercises to improve function .It also offers the capacity to individualize treatment needs while providing increased standardization of assessment and training protocols.

Intervention Programmes

Intervention includes Interprofessional collaboration between physiotherapist and occupational Therapist

The following groups were formed based on severity, age and the need.

  1. a. Sensory motor unit
    1. Toddler group (Below 3 years)
    2. Middle group (3 - 12 years)
  2. Hand function group
  3. Cerebral Palsy unit - 2 groups
  4. Oro motor and sensory group
    Apart from the groups, individual sessions and reviews are being carried out on a weekly and monthly basis.


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