Department of Occupational Therapy in Orthopedics
Occupational therapy plays a pivotal role in the recovery and rehabilitation of patients with musculoskeletal injuries or conditions where proper movement is affected. The orthopedics occupational therapist will assist the patient allowing for them to adjust to their physical condition. Therapist role is to get the patient to participate in daily tasks such as dressing, undressing, employment or educational and training as well as social and recreational activities. The occupational therapy department in Mahatma Gandhi Occupational Therapy College deals with verity of orthopedics problems like work related disorders (cumulative trauma disorders), fracture complications of upper limb, fracture complication of lower limb nerve injuries and different types of tendon transfers surgeries for correction of deformities.