The Rehabilitation Centre at Bhaktivedanta Hospital & Research Institute provides a wide range of rehabilitation services catering to both children and adults. The Centre uses a multi-disciplinary approach for rational, scientific evaluation and treatment aimed towards tapping an individual’s maximum potential and achieving the desired output.



Physiotherapy is a health service that develops, maintains and restores an individual’s functional ability. In life when movement and functions are threatened by ageing, injury, disease, disorders, medical conditions or environmental factors Physiotherapy is helpful.


Orthopaedics & Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Unit

At the Rehabilitation Centre specialists base their interventions on the principles of Movement System Balance (MSB). Maintaining optimal posture and restoring precise movement of specific segments is the key to prevent as well as correct musculoskeletal pain. Adjunct therapies used are:

  • Neurodynamics

  • Manual Therapy (Maitland, Mulligan, Mckenzie, Muscle Energy Technique, Myofascial Release)

  • Electrotherapy (SWD, IFT, TENS, US, PWB, ICT, ILT, eStimulator)

  • Exercise Science

Other services offered include Complex Orthopaedic Injury Rehab, Antenatal & Postnatal Clinic and Incontinence Clinic.


Adult & Paediatric Neuro Physiotherapy Rehabilitation Unit

The Rehabilitation Centre has been extensively using Neurodevelopmental Treatment (NDT) approach for individuals with a pathophysiology of the Central Nervous System (CNS), especially children with Cerebral Palsy, and adults with Hemiplegia as well as in cases of Meningomyelocele, Dystrophy and Myopathy. Congenital problems such as Clubfoot, Congenital Hip Dislocation, Torticollis, Multiple Congenital Contractures, Radial Club Hand, Sprengel Shoulder are also treated. In-depth analysis and assessment is done in relation to functional abilities and limitations of the individual. Interdisciplinary team is involved in assessment, treatment planning and application. The overall goal of the treatment is to enhance the individual’s capacity to function, minimise impairments and prevent disabilities. Quality of movement is addressed utilising principles of movement sciences.            



Treatment is offered for sensory integration issues, learning disability, and fine motor co-ordination issues in both children and adults.


Paediatric Occupational Therapy

Conditions treated include:

  • Disorders such as Autism, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Learning Disability

  • Cerebral Palsy with fine motor affectation

  • Concentration and behavioural problems


Occupational Therapy for Adults

Conditions treated include:

  • Hemiplegia with fine motor affectation and Activities of Daily Living (ADL) difficulty

  • Upper extremity weakness

  • Co-ordination difficulties



The Rehabilitation Centre is well equipped with full-fledged setup for hearing, speech, language and voice disorders.


Speech Therapy Unit

Assessment and Management of all types of speech, language, hearing, Neurological and voice related disorders in paediatric, adult and geriatric population is carried out at the Rehabilitation Centre. Conditions treated include:

  • Dual Sensory Loss

  • Dual Sensory Loss with Autism / ADHD / Hearing Loss / Mental Retardation syndromes

  • Misarticulation

  • Voice Disorders

  • Articulation & V.D in cleft lip & palate

  • Stammering or Stuttering

  • Aphasia

  • Dysarthria

  • Dysphasia


Audiology Unit

Assessment and Management of Hearing Impairment is achieved through:

  • Audiometry

  • Special Tests (TDT, SISI)

  • Speech Tests

  • Impedance Audiometry

  • Benefit Trial for Hearing Aid

  • Hearing Aid Programming and Fitting (Digital / Analog)


Orthopaedics & Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy

Mr. Leju Chacko


Consultant Physiotherapist

(Orthopaedics & Musculoskeletal)

Ms. Manisha Gupta


Consultant Physiotherapist

(Orthopaedics & Musculoskeletal)

Ms. Suman Sheth


Consultant Physiotherapist

(Orthopaedics & Musculoskeletal)

Dr. Shruti Pandya

BPth, MPth

Junior Consultant Physiotherapist

(Orthopaedics & Musculoskeletal)

Neuro Physiotherapy

Ms. Arpita Patel


Consultant Physiotherapist (Neurology)

Ms. Pinky Pandya


Consultant Physiotherapist (Neurology)

Ms. Shruti Chacko


Consultant Physiotherapist (Neurology)

Ms. Upasana Sahu


Consultant Physiotherapist (Neurology)

Occupational Therapy

Ms. Sheetal Ramawat


Consultant Occupational Therapist

Ms. Shweta Joijode


Consultant Occupational Therapist

Audiology & Speech Therapy

Ms. Pooja Priyanka


Consultant Audiologist & Speech Therapist

Ms. Balika Walskar


Consultant Audiologist & Speech Therapist

Ms. Prerana Shah


Consultant Audiologist & Speech Therapist