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The department of Physiotherapy, a constituent unit of the Janardan Rai Nagar Rajasthan Vidyapeeth University, Udaipur is the pioneer institution which offers Bachelor of Physiotherapy (B.P.T.) & Master of physiotherapy (M.P.T.) 


About Deparment

Physiotherapy has its origin in ancient times with advent of manipulation and massage in China circa 3000 BC. Hippocrates in 460 BC Described Massage and Hydrotherapy. Physiotherapy grew rapidly after Second World War with spinal injury units, orthopaedics hospitals and chest clinics providing new challenges to the profession.

Major conditions managed by physiotherapists can be grouped into 4 categories :

  1. Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy : Various modalities including stretching, endurance manual techniques, soft tissue therapy, cryotherapy, heat therapy are available & it also deals with sports injuries.
  2. Cardiopulmonary Physiotherapy : Physiotherapy treat acute problems like asthma, acute chest infection trauma, chronic condition like chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), cystic fibrosis, post myocardial infarction (MI) pneumonia & dealing in ICU and ICCU.
  3. Neurological Physiotherapy : Treatment of neurological condition that is based on exercises to restore sensory motor function and improve motor patterns, coordination of movements and to provide & Improve good quality of life.
  4. Integumentary Physiotherapy : Treatment of conditions involving skin and related organs including debridement of wound, burns, dressing, scar prevention and reduction along with lymphoderma

Physiotherapist has clinical independence.


Relevance of Physiotherapy in Modern Era : Physiotherapy plays a significant role in modern era, there are increased health problems due to sedentary life style and environmental condition



  1. Painful conditions such as arthritis.
  2. Back and Neck pain.
  3. Problems of children like cerebral palsy.
  4. Pregnancy related symptoms like stress incontinence.
  5. Repetitive strain injury.
  6. Asthma and other breathing difficulties.
  7. Sports injuries.
  8. Stroke and other neurological problems.
  9. Symptoms of stress and anxiety.
  10. Pre and post operative P.T.
  11. Stroke



  1. Exercise Programmes.
  2. Manipulation and Mobilization.
  3. Electro-therapy.
  4. Acupuncture.
  5. Hydrotherapy - Exercise in water.
  6. Massage.




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