Physiotherapists assess, plan and implement rehabilitative programs that improve or restore human motor functions, maximize movement ability, relieve pain syndromes, and treat or prevent physical challenges associated with functional challenges, injuries, diseases and other impairments. They apply a broad range of physical therapies and techniques such as movement, ultrasound, heating, laser and other techniques. They may develop and implement programs for screening and prevention of common physical ailments and disorders thereby extending towards health promotion, patient and career education and occupational health.
- World Health Organizations International Classification of Health Workers, based on the International Standard Classification Of Occupations (ISCO , 2008 revision) -
Bethany Navajeevan College of Physiotherapy is managed by Bethany Navajeevan Province of the Order of Imitation of Christ. This religious community which is known as Bethany Ashram is founded by great educational and visionary Late Archbishop Mar Ivanios. Bethany Ashram has been in the field of education for eight decades.
Bethany Navajeevan College of Physiotherapy came into existence during the academic year 2005-06, with an annual intake of 30 students. This was the first college to start BPT Degree Course under the University of Kerala. Since the year 2010, the College is affiliated to Kerala University of Health sciences, Thrissur. The annual intake of BPT students is increased to 50 from the academic year 2011-2012. Master of Physiotherapy; the post graduate degree course was started in the academic year 2013-14 with an intake of 10 Students with an intake of 5 students for Musculoskeletal and Sports branch and Neurology branch.
Bethany Navajeevan Physiotherapy Clinic and Rehabilitation Centre is an outpatient clinic functioning under the Bethany Navajeevan College of Physiotherapy, an institution which offers under graduate and post graduate courses in physiotherapy under the Kerala University of Health Sciences. Both institutions are managed by Bethany Navajeevan Province of the Order of Imitation of Christ, a religious community which is known as Bethany Ashram. Bethany Ashram has been in the field of Education for Eight decades. This religious community is founded by great educationalist and visionary late Archbishop Mar Ivanios.'Learn to heal' as our motto says emphasizes the importance of alleviating the doom of pain from lives and revive individuals..