Paraplegic Rehabilitation Center, Range Hills, Pune, Maharashtra, India

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Paraplegic Rehabilitation Centre

Objectives

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To achieve this, the Centre works with the following objectives:-

 Admit Paraplegic/Quadriplegic soldiers for their medical care and extended rehabilitation that includes physical, psychological, and financial rehabilitation.

Provide aftercare for minor ailments, pressure sores, urinary tract infection, and bowel upset for which they are prone/ pre-disposed.

Provide physiotherapy /Hydrotherapy facilities to improve residual muscle power.

Provide Occupational Therapy, Vocational Training in sheltered workshops & opportunities for job placement.

Provide Care for their welfare i.e. settlement of pension account, education of children & assistance for interfacing with the Defence Ministry and State/Central Government. 

Act as the nodal agency to impart training to Doctors and Paramedics of the Armed Forces and Civil hospitals for the rehabilitation of paraplegics and quadriplegics.

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Need

Personnel who have been affected by a Spinal Chord Injury (SCI) have one of the following post-injury conditions:-

  • Paraplegia: Paralyses both lower limbs which also, in turn, affect bladder and bowel control.
  • Quadriplegia: Affects all four limbs, which in turn also affect bladder & bowel control. It is one of the most severe forms of the physical disability that can be afflicted upon an individual.

Post-treatment, affected personnel are wheelchair borne and require life long medical care to prevent complications such as:-

      - Urinary Tract Infections lead to renal failure.

      - Bedsores.

      - Pneumonia.

Paraplegic Rehabilitation Centre plays a vital role in the lives of our disabled comrades in arms.