Career in physiotherapy.

• Considering the increasing number of physical malfunctions and distortions such as amputation, disability, injury, ailments, paraplegia, quadriplegia, joints pain, arthritis, muscular problems, body strain and stretch, the physiotherapy graduates are in great demand.

• Due to our faulty life pattern, people are suffering from lifestyle related disorders such as backache, frozen shoulder, arthritis, knee pain, mobility problems, etc. where physiotherapists can play an important role by serving them.

• All the public and private hospitals have different separate physiotherapy, which shows the job options and career opportunities of the field.

• To excel in the field, one has to have fine knowledge of bones, nerves and muscles.

• Eligibility :
• After passing the 12th standard from Physics, Chemistry and Biology (PCB) with at least 50% marks from a recognized board.
• One may appear in entrance test for the enrollment of Bachelor of physiotherapy (BPT) degree.
• In some of the institutions, qualifying in English is also must.
• Bachelor of physiotherapy (BPT) is a full time four and half year’s degree course.
• Specialized career after physiotherapy : After completing the course, one may go for higher studies and can acquire specialization in the following disciplines :
• MA in Physiotherapy
• Ph.D in physiotherapy
• Career Prospects in physiotherapy
• The career prospects in physiotherapy and its interdisciplinary disciplines such as Bachelor of Occupational therapy (BOT), Bachelor of Prosthetics and Orthotics (BPO), higher studies like MA and Ph.D are bright. Higher qualifications give you an edge in experience and getting good platform for earning purposes.
• One can also make one’s niche in Pediatrics, Geriatrics, Orthopedics, Sports Physical Therapy, Neurology, Clinical Elctrophysiology and Cardiopulmonary Therapy.
• They have good opportunity in hospitals, nursing homes, OPDs, Wellness , centers Spas, Community care centers, Fitness centers Occupational health centers , NGOs, etc. They can also works in:
• Pediatrics
• Geriatrics
• Mental health
• Orthopedics
• Sports Physical Therapy
• Occupational health
• Neurology
• Cardiopulmonary Therapy
• Intensive care
• OPDs
• Women’s health
• Stroke services
• Colleges offer physiotherapy course
• Apollo Physiotherapy College, Hyderabad
• Indian Institute of Health Education & Research, Patna
• Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar
• JSS College of Physiotherapy, Mysore, Karnataka
• Mahatma Gandhi University of Medical Education, Kerala
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Tamil Nadu

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