Here are a few more pictures of the Physiotherapy gyms and the equipment in them.
Sitting on the ball helps improve balance
for this girl with cerebral palsy.
The multigym is used to
strenghten muscles - hard work
that can only be done by the patient!
Interferential treatment (IFT) being
used on the thigh.
Close up of IFT showing the electrodes
being held in place with straps.
Computerised balance training equipment
in the Rehab Institute.
Gym in the Rehab Institute.
Parallel bars help people learn
to walk again.
Shortwave therapy being given.
Tilt tables are used to enable people
with paralysis to standup, this gentleman
is slowly moving into the upright position.
Pads used for hot and cold treatments
Computerised Traction in use for neck pain
Physiotherapy continues after the session
in the gym - practising outside in Rehab
Using a wobble board
to improve balance.
Using these bars people can
standup and balance
Applying ultrasound to a
Vacancies arise within the PMR department at regular intervals. Medical, OT, Physio, speech therapy, orthotics and prosthetic posts and internships are all handled by the principal's Office. Contact details below.
Links to the rest of the PMR web pages are in the column to the left. Hover over (mouse over / move the mouse over) the titles and see more information about the page - double click on the page you want.
You can phone, post or visit the hospital to book an appointment. See PMR Contacts for full details
You can get most telephone extensions inside the hospital without the operators,
New and returning patients may phone the Appointments Call Center any day, at the time shown below.
Please note:You need to PAY by CREDIT CARD when you book the appointment by phone. All credit cards with the VISA emblem are now accepted.
Monday - Friday
7 am to 9.30 pm
0416 228 8000
7 am to 7 pm
10am to 2pm
Patients coming back to CMC with a CMC hospital number can book appointments online. Payment is by credit card or the CHRIS card (CMC cash card).
Enquiries about working as a doctor, therapist or nurse and internship enquires: please contact the principal's Office:
Patient care enquiries for PMR: please contact Dr. Debbie Skeil:
The code for India is +91, the Vellore
area code is (0)416. Simply dial 228 then the extension you need.
If you need operator assistance then dial 228 4000.
Physical Medicine and
Eg Ringing Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation office from India:
0 416 228 2158
More detailed contact information can be found at Contact Us
We hope this information is accurate. If you have any information that may be useful or see any mistakes, please let us know.
Last Edited Sept 2010