Syllabus (Physiotherapy in Surgical Conditions)


Total Lecture: 100 Hrs

Exam time: 3 Hrs.                                                                      

Total marks: 150

                                                                                                            Written: 100

                                                                                                   Oral / Practical: 30

                                                                                                                         Sessional: 20


Review of pathological changes and principle of per and postoperative management by physiotherapy of the following conditions:

  • Common abdominal surgeries, including GIT, liver, spleen, kidney, bladder etc.
  • Common operation of reproductive system, including surgical intervention for child delivery. Ante natal & post natal, physiotherapy.
  • Common operations of the ear, nose, throat & jaw as related to physiotherapy.
  • Common organ transplant surgeries- heart, liver, bone marrow etc.


  1. Basic anatomy and physiology of the male and female reproductive system: —
    • Description about bones, muscles, organs of reproduction (male, female, reproduction menstruation, Conception and fertilization, Physiological changes during pregnancy, Labour (childbirth; parturition), Assisted delivery,
    • The position and structure of male and female pelvis.
    • Function of the placenta.
    • Foetal assessment.
    • Anatomical and physiological changes after delivery.
    • The supports of the uterus.
    • The anatomy of the pelvis and implications of its dimensions to delivery.
    • Basic understanding of the menstrual cycle.
  2. Diseases of Pregnancy
  • Heart Disease.
  • Respiratory Diseases.
  • Pulmonary Tuberculoses, Bronchitis and Emphysema, Asthma
  1. Basic knowledge about physiology and management of normal labour.
  2. Basic knowledge about pathology and management of abnormal labour.
  3. Describe in details normal human development.
  4. Methods of contraception and sterilisation.
  5. Basic knowledge about complications of early pregnancy.
  6. Physiotherapy technique pre-operatively and post operatively about gynaecological conditions.
  7. Physiotherapy complications for obstetrics and gynaecological patients during pregnancy, after delivery and after caesarean sections.
  8. Physiotherapy techniques in obstetrics and gynaecological patients.
  9. Knowledge about gynaecological surgery.
  10. Brief knowledge on medical management of common complications during pregnancy.
  11. Introduction of relaxation? Different methods of relaxation for pain control.


Review of pathological changes and principle of per and postoperative management by physiotherapy of the following conditions:

  1. Wounds, ulcers, pressure sores,
  2. Burns & their complications.
  3. Common reconstructive surgical proceedings of the management of wounds, ulcers, burns & consequent contractures & deformities.

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