Physiotherapy in Community


Physiotherapy services are delivered to various rural communities through the outreach centres of Dhulikhel hospital.
The goal of Physiotherapist at community is to functionally literate Person with disabilities. "Door to Door" rehabilitation is provided to people at their home. Community physiotherapy is provided to the people who cannot reach to us like people with disabilities, elderly, people with various co morbidities etc. People with COPD, knee pain, neck pain, back pain are usually treated by physiotherapist at community.


Academic: 4th year BPT students have three weeks of community residential placement. During the placement, programs on disability prevention and management, Women’s health, Elderly fitness, School health are conducted. Various awareness programs are delivered at the community on disability rights and policies, importance of exercises in various age groups. Group exercises are prescribed to the various self help groups of women’s, elderly, youth etc. Local resources are utilised in developing assistive devices.

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