Physiotherapy: A New Perspective on Palliative Care

Physiotherapy: A New Perspective on Palliative Care – Dr Shveta Seth, New Delhi Providing relief and comfort to patients with life-threatening conditions and their families is a crucial aspect of healthcare. While, palliative care addresses physical, psychological, social, and spiritual aspects of the patient’s well-being and aims to improve their overall quality of life, physiotherapy…

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Palliative care for stroke patients: Experience at Pain and Palliative Care Society, Thrissur

Palliative care for stroke patients: Experience at Pain and Palliative Care Society, Thrissur – Dr. E. Divakaran, Thrissur Cerebrovascular accidents occur as an acute catastrophe suddenly changing the life course of an individual. Prevention, early diagnosis, and urgent initial management is important for reducing both the morbidity and mortality in these cases. Fora majority of…

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The humanity in Palliative Care

The humanity in palliative care: a physical therapist’s perspective – Ms. Gehna, Rishikesh “Every life is precious and it’s worth cannot be measured”, was something I heard repeatedly during my childhood. This inspired and motivated me to choose the medical profession and become a physiotherapist. As I began working in the field, I started to…

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Expanding horizons towards an Independent Living

Expanding horizons towards an independent living – Ms. Jyothi Jayan Warrier, Kerala At our center, the Pain and Palliative Care Society in Thrissur, we provide Palliative care and supportive care to both cancer and non-cancer patients and their caregivers, through our Out-patient, In-patient, Home care, Hospice, and Physiotherapy and rehabilitation units. On the occasion of…

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Training Programs for Counsellors and Physiotherapists

IAPC Announces Training Programs in Palliative Care for Counsellors and Physiotherapists On the occasion of World Hospice and Palliative Care Day, Indian Association of Palliative announces online training programs in palliative care for Counsellors and Physiotherapists. A. Online Training Program in Palliative Care for Physiotherapists This half day training program aims to help the candidates…

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