PCMC RMD caters to children with a wide
spectrum of pediatric cases (e.g. Cerebral Palsy,
Down Syndrome, Global Developmental Delay,
Autism, ADHD, Hearing Impairment, Visual Impairment, Speech Language Delay, Stroke in the Young,
Spina Bifida, Orthopedic Cases, Cancer patients,
etc.) either in the subacute or in the chronic stages.
In 2015, PCMC RMD served 1,468 cases
Patients referred for rehabilitation are
offered physical therapy sessions, occupational
therapy sessions, and speech language pathology
sessions. These therapy sessions may be in individual and/or group format. Other services include
provision of therapeutic modalities, hydrotherapy,
step-up program, dysphagia assessment and management, splinting, and seat modification. In addition, the immediate family members are included in
choosing the appropriate treatment approach for
the patient. Home Instruction Programs and Parent
Seminars are also provided by the Division to ensure carry-over of management at home.
- PHYSICAL THERAPY - is a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialty that, by using mechanical force and movements, remediates impairments and promotes mobility, function, and quality of life through examination, diagnosis, prognosis, and physical intervention.
- OT - therapy for those recuperating from physical or mental illness that encourages rehabilitation through the performance of activities required in daily life.
The Division trains PT, OT, and SLP
interns from various Colleges and Universities in the
country. in 2015, at total of 237 PT, OT, and SLP
interns rotated in the Center with a satisfaction
rating of 93%, 96.30%, and 100% for PT, OT,
and SLP, respectively