Brief Introduction to Physical Therapy Department of Spinal Cord Injury and Bone Diseases
Physical therapy department of spinal cord injury and bone diseases was established in 1988 with area of 482.38m2 and various kinds of modern rehabilitation facilities. The staff of 31 professionals, including one Ph. D., nine Masters and eleven Bachelors, in which three assume vice-senior title, seven intermediate title and five has been internationally authorized，is highly qualified for providing enthusiastic and full rehabilitation service.
The advanced department is engaged in both medical treatment and research in domestic, which provides services for more than 400 patients every day, including some characteristic rehabilitation therapy. Therapists set exercise goals in strict accordance with the “evaluation - training - re-evaluation” process. The various techniques were used to implement effective "one to one" training, which helps the patients to improve and restore motor function as well as the quality of life and ability to participate in social activities. The regular therapy includes the acute and chronic stage after spinal cord injury, orthopedic disorders and outpatient rehabilitation guidance. The characteristic therapy includes: respiratory function rehabilitation, enteric function rehabilitation, pelvic floor muscle rehabilitation, fall prevention training, and clinical application of rehabilitation robot etc. The staff is highly experienced in both theory and practice with advanced techniques of physical therapy while continually updating professional knowledge and exploring new field of rehabilitation.
Besides the routine medical tasks, the department also commits to the theory and clinical teaching of the Capital Medical University undergraduate and a large number of national training courses of various rehabilitation techniques. A series of research on the efficacy of rehabilitation robot on spinal cord injury patients were carried out. What’s more, under the leadership of the Department Director, 25 SCI articles have been published and obtained 3 patents.
The whole staff here will devote our love and patience wholeheartedly to the disabled people regarded as the center of service.