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Physiotherapy colleges in Maharashtra

Published on: Mar 10, 2010
The detailed academic analysis, study and professional practice through which people’s physical fitness and well being are ensured is called Physiotherapy. Also known as physical therapy, the branch of medicine is dedicated towards setting people’s physical ailments and disorders right. It is a rapidly developing critical remedial measure that is gaining more and more significance in today’s society. Physiotherapy strives to bring about an improvement in a person’s general health by ensuring proper physical movement and welfare.

In Maharashtra, there is a concentration of colleges and institutes that provide training in physiotherapy. Dr. D.Y. Patil College of Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy at Kolhapur, the Govt. Medical College at Nagpur, and College of Physiotherapy at Ahmednagar are a few examples of the recognised colleges of Physiotherapy in the medically advanced state.

This system of treatment is most popular with those involved in rigorous and professional sports activities. Physiotherapists today are some of the highest paid medical practitioners in the world due to sports persons encountering regular injuries as a result of overwork and a general concern to keep one’s body functioning in top condition. In much graver situations, people with degenerative disorders, arthritis, neurological disorders and ones who are physically challenged are rehabilitated by practitioners by providing them with preventive and remedial procedures rather than oral medication.

Physiotherapists are required to have a sound knowledge of the human framework, the composition of bones, the functioning of the muscles and nerves and much more to be able to diagnose the cause of a physical disorder. The causes could range from genetic or heredity to accidents or diseases. The field of physiotherapy is so vast that one can specialise in plenty of areas namely paediatrics, geriatrics, orthopaedics and neurology, electrophysiological and cardiopulmonary remedy.

Physiotherapy is such a preferred medium of treatment as it involves the use of measures other than oral consumption on medicines that could result in side effects. Some of these medical treatment procedures include heat radiation, water therapy, massages, diathermy, traction etc. The latest and most advanced methods of treatment in this field are Manual Therapy, electrical stimulation of the nerves to bring one’s pain under control, Ultrasound Technique, Electrical Muscle Stimulation, Manipulation and Acupuncture.

This section provides complete information about physiotherapy colleges in Maharashtra. It also provides the contact details of each and every physiotherapy colleges in Maharashtra. The best physiotherapy colleges in Maharashtra are covered here. If any physiotherapy colleges in Maharashtra is missing in this list, kindly inform us using our Contact Form. Students studying in physiotherapy colleges in Maharashtra can also write to us to give their reviews and feedback.

We have made the best efforts to provide accurate information on Maharashtra physiotherapy colleges. This list of physiotherapy colleges in Maharashtra is compiled from various authentic sources and hence can be relied upon. Still if there are any errors, please do let us know using our Contact Form. Remember, www.Maharashtraeducation.net is your best source for all educational information in Maharashtra.

The students, who are interested in acquiring a degree in Physiotherapy from one of the Physiotherapy Colleges in Maharashtra, should look up the list of Physiotherapy Colleges first and decide which one to opt for.

Courses in Physiotherapy:

There is a B.Sc degree in Physiotherapy, the duration of which ranges from 3 to 4 years with last six months of internship at a hospital.
A Diploma in Physiotherapy is on a short term basis and could last from three months to a year.

Eligibility:

One should have completed a 10+2 with the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English or an equivalent examination with a minimum of 50% marks in each of the subjects. The candidate should be older than seventeen years.

To get into the BPT- Bachelor of Physiotherapy Course it is mandatory to clear the Common Entrance Test held by the institutes.

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Following is the list of all the famous colleges, offering courses in Physiotherapy.

AHMEDNAGAR

College of Physiotherapy
PO Loni 413736, Distt. Ahmednagar
Maharashtra.
Ph: 02422-273600
Email:pravara@bom3.vsnl.net.in
Web: www.pravara.com
Course:  Physiotherapy Postgraduate Degree
M.P.Th {Master of Physiotherapy)

KOLHAPUR

Dr. D.Y. Patil College of Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy
Kasaba Bawda, Kolhapur 410006
Maharashtra.
Tel:(0231) 653298 
Fax: (0231) 650280 
EMAIL:dypes@dmer.org  http://www.dypatilkolhapur.org

NAGPUR

Govt. Medical College
 Nagpur 440003
Maharashtra.
Phone No. 0712-2701644 Fax: 0712-2744489;
email:info@gmcnagpur.org.in
Web: http://gmcnagpur.org.in/index.php
COURSES:
MD/MS 3 YEARS from the date of admission

VSPM's College of Physiotherapy Lata Mangeshkar Hospital
Digdoh Hills, Hingna Road, Nagpur 440019
Maharashtra.
http://www.vspmindia.org/lmhsitabuldi.html
Phone: +91-712-2544946
Email Address: Head Office
ho@vspmindia.org
Tel : 07104-236290

SATARA

Krishna Institute of Physiotherapy
Malkapur, Karad ,Dist.Satara- 415110
Maharashtra.
Phone:(02164) 241555/6/7/8,
Fax:(02164) 242170
TeleFax:(02164) 241410
Web Site: www.kimsdeemeduniversity.in
E-mail: contact@kimsdeemeduniversity.in
Course:
Bachelor of Physiotherapy
Master of Physiotherapy

NASIK

Vasnat dada Nagar,
Adgaon , Nashik.
Maharashtra.
Phone :(0253) 2304234, 2303802,2303923 ext 127.
Fax      : (0253) 2303716
Email:  ndmvp_cop@yahoo.com
Web: http://www.mvpmcn.ac.in/physiotherapy/
Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPTh) (Seats-30)

WARDHA

Smt. Radhikabai Meghe Memorial Medical Trust’s Ravi Nair Physiotherapy College,
 Swangi (Meghe), Yevatmal Road, Wardha-442004
Maharashtra.
Ph:0712-220494, 233462,
E-mail: nairsons@nagpur.net.in
Courses: Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT)

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