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Dr. G. Sakthivelan (PT)

Dr. G. Sakthivelan   (Physiotherapist)

Dr. G. Sakthivelan (Physiotherapist)

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BPTh/BPT

Therapist

Physiotherapist

17 Years Experience Overall

99% (69 votes)

Dr. G. Sakthivelan says "I have 15 years of experience in this field, seen many cases in orthopaedic, cardiology, neurology and geriatric patients etc".

Choolaimedu, Chennai

GVS Physiotherapy Clinic

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155/B, MRJ Flats, Choolaimedu High Road, Zakaria Colony, Landmark: Near Kodambakkam Bridge, Chennai

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Mon - Sat

11:00 - 02:00
06:30 - 09:30

Sun

10:00 - 12:00

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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.

Services

Child Neuro Physiotherapy
Neurological Condition
Deep Muscle Triggering
Myo Facial Relaxation
Post Operation Physiotherapy
Spinal Manipulation
Heat Therapy

Specializations

Awards and Recognitions

Nominee-Bharatiya Chikistak Ratna Award. - 2008

Education

BPTh/BPT - The tamilnadu Dr.MGR Medical university, 2003

Memberships

Membership Of Indian Association Of Physiotheraphy
PRESIDENT-INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS ORGANISATION TAMIL NADU
CONSULTANT-MEENAKSHI NURSING HOME, WEST MAMBALAM.
ADVISOR-CHOOLAIMEDU EXNORA

Experience

2003 - 2017 Senior Consultant at GVS Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation Clinic
2011 - 2017 Consultant Physiotherapist at Star Health And Allied Insurance Co.
2014 - 2017 Consultant Physiotherapist at Mediscan Systems
2017 - 2018 Consultant at Meenakshi Nursing Home

Registrations

L-22192 Indian Association of Physiotherapist (IAP), 2008
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