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Dr. Ravi Ranganathan (PT)

Dr. Ravi Ranganathan   (Physiotherapist)

Dr. Ravi Ranganathan (Physiotherapist)

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BPTh/BPT

Therapist

Physiotherapist

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34 Years Experience Overall

Dr. Ravi Ranganathan is a Physiotherapist in T Nagar, Chennai and has an experience of 34 years in this field. Dr. Ravi Ranganathan practices at Pain & Stroke Rehab Centre in T Nagar, Chennai. He completed BPTh/BPT from Jaya College of Physiotheraphy in 1986. He is a member of Indian Association of Physiotherapist. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Sports Fracture Rehabilitation,Musculoskeletal Pain Management,Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Physiotherapy,Spinal Cord Injury Treatment and Functional physiotherapy etc.

T Nagar, Chennai

Pain & Stroke Rehab Centre

#6/32, Anand Shree Apartments, Hindi Prachar Sabha Street, Landmark: Near Krishnaswami Kalyana Mandapam., Chennai

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Mon - Sat

10:00 - 06:00

500

Common questions & answers

Q: Who is a physiotherapist?

A: Physiotherapists are specialists who assist people with injury, or disability to help restore full function, rehabilitation, mobility and strength.They are engaged in promoting health and maintainance of overall well being.

Q: When should I see a doctor and when should I see a physiotherapist?

A: Severe injuries require patients to visit an emergency physician for further medical or surgical mode of treatment. Both physiotherapists and doctors can diagnose several injuries and either can be referred depending on the range of factors. However, physiotherapists specialize in treating musculo-skeletal system related conditions by certified exercises.

Q: What is the difference between a physiotherapist and a physical therapist?

A: Both physiotherapist and physical therapist are interchangeable terms. Both kinds of people possess specific training to diagnose symptoms of injury, disability and illnesses and treat them by physical manipulation, exercises and heat therapy.

Q: Can a physiotherapist perform surgery?

A: Physiotherapists are not trained in performing surgery. However, physiotherapists can work along with other health professionals for providing rehabilitation services.

Q: Can physiotherapists prescribe medicines?

A: The right to prescribe medicines by physiotherapists vary across nations and their medical boards. Some physiotherapists may be licensed to prescribe certain groups of pain relieving medications.

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Awards and Recognitions

Best Physiotherapist award from Dr.MGR medical university - 2011

Education

BPTh/BPT - Jaya College of Physiotheraphy, 1986

Memberships

Indian Association of Physiotherapist

Experience

1986 - 1994 Consultant at Consultant at Childrens Hospital
1994 - 2003 Consultant at Rehab Hospital of India
2003 - Present Consultant at Pain And Stroke Rehab Centre
2016 - 2019 Consultant at Pain and stroke rehab centre
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