Minimum Bachelor of Physiotherapy
Minimum experience of internship required
The tasks a Physiotherapist is expected to perform include:
Treating patients suffering from metabolic diseases, body injuries, stiffness, paralysis, neuritis, etc.
Treating the patients by massage, exercise and use of heat, light, water, electricity and special therapy machines and techniques
Assisting and instructing patients on performance of corrective, reducing and other physical exercises
Customizing and designing appropriate therapies catered to patient's level of impairment
In-depth knowledge of human anatomy
In-depth knowledge of different therapies for different body parts
Skilled in working with specialised tools such as hydrotherapy pools, ultrasound, laser machines and electrotherapeutic equipment
Proficient in handling equipment and machines used in physiotherapy
Knowledge of medical practices
Knowledge of up-to-date advances in the diagnosis and treatment of patients
Experience of working with patients with complex disabilities
Will be updated
Ability to make informed decisions
Excellent communication skills
Good interpersonal skills
Excellent analytical skills
Attention to detail
It is not a desk job
Need not handle a team
Local travelling is not a part of this job role
Part-time work and contractual jobs are available
Work from home option maybe available
Hospitals/clinics usually work for 6/7 days a week and 9/10 hours everyday. This may vary from clinic to clinic Shift system maybe available
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?This job is suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL) and those who have Both their Legs Impaired (BL), Both Eyes Low Vision (B.LV) and Hearing Impaired (HH)
This job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous under The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)
Occupational hazards include mental stress and pain in joints, etc. if not taken care of
For candidates with experience - 5,000 to 50,000 per month
(These figures are indicative and subject to change)
Overview of Healthcare Sector in India
According to CII, in India as well, Healthcare has emerged as one of the largest service sectors with estimated revenue of around US$ 30 billion constituting 5% of GDP and offering employment to around 4 million people. By 2025, Indian population will reach 1.4 billion with about 45% constituting urban adults (15 years+). To cater to this demographic change, the healthcare sector will have to be about US$ 100 billion in size contributing nearly 8 to 10% of the then GDP.Medical tourism market is valued to be worth over US$ 310 million with more than 100,000 foreign patients coming every year.
The Indian healthcare industry is growing at a tremendous pace due to its strengthening coverage, services and increasing expenditure by public as well private players. The Indian healthcare industry is projected to continue its rapid expansion, with an estimated market value of US$ 280 billion by 2020.
Physiotherapy or physical therapy is one of the fastest-growing allied area of medicine. It is the most important rehabilitative service needed in a community and a vital therapeutic supplement of the medical profession, integral to the treatment of most patients.
Hence, we can say that the demand for Physiotherapists will increase in the future.
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Cities and towns across India