HAND PHYSIOTHERAPY DEPARTMENT

  • We provide physiotherapy training to students in the management of fractures of hand, tendon injuries and nerve injuries after repair, joint sprains and painful nerve compressions.
  • We also provide hands on training to students in making splints for immobilisation of fracture including splinting technique for tendon injuries after repair.
  • We provide students the opportunity to gain knowledge and treatments of wounds, oedema of the hand and sensory re-education.
  • Students are encouraged to participate in industrial visits for onsite evaluation and provide advice to the workers affected with upper limb disorders including preventive care of hand injuries.
  • Hand physiotherapy department trains each student to evaluate, identify the problems of upper limb and treat the patients using evidence based practical method.
  • We also provide specialised care to oral cancer patients after post neck dissection who have spinal accessory nerve syndrome .Students are intimately involved in these procedures also.


FACULTY PROFILE

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NAME: Dr.Senthilkumar.S

Designation : Assistant professor

Email id : senthilkumar.scpt@saveetha.com

Academic

Teaching subjects like Biomechanics, PT in orthopaedics, Basic physics/chemistry, PT in dentistry.

Expertise

Area of interest – interested in doing research using physiotherapy modalities for dental related

diseases.

Publications

1) International journal of applied Research –ISSN 2394-7500 ISSN online 2394-5869.Effect of Neck muscle training and Ergonomic education in Musculoskeletal neck pain among dentist in Chennaivolume 2 page 61-64

2) A study on physiotherapy intervention programme on obesity among youths – Paripex-Indian Journal ofResearch,feb2016, volume 5 issue 2: 80-82