Oncology Physiotherapy

Head of Department :
Dr. Trupti Saurabh Yadav
Head of the Department

About Department Of Oncology Physiotherapy

Oncology is a highly specialized field of medicine dedicated to the

comprehensive study, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer and its associated

diseases. Cancer, characterized by the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells,

often forms masses called neoplasms or tumors that proliferate at a faster rate

than the surrounding healthy tissues.

The Department of Oncologic Physiotherapy is a specialized division within

healthcare institutions dedicated to providing comprehensive Physiotherapy

care to individuals undergoing treatment for cancer. Recognizing the unique

needs of cancer patients, this department focuses on enhancing their Physical

well-being, functional abilities, and overall quality of life throughout their

cancer journey.

Oncologic physiotherapy encompasses a range of evidence-based

interventions that aim to address the physical impairments and limitations

resulting from cancer and its treatments. The primary goal is to optimize the

patient's physical function, minimize treatment-related side effects, manage

pain, and promote their overall physical and psychological well-being.


To prepare globally competent highly skilled Physiotherapists.

To provide effective Physiotherapy care for all physical health problems.


To adapt modern method of teaching and implementing Physiotherapy skills.

To provide suitable atmosphere for the students and staffs to update their knowledge.

To provide technologically challenged Physiotherapy care for the patients.

To demonstrate skills in teaching, management, research guidance and counseling.

To practice moral, ethical values and uphold the dignity of Physiotherapy profession by

participating in various Professional activities.


To provide comprehensive clinical and research experience in Physiotherapy.

To provide holistic health care services to all and to produce Competent, skilled and

dedicated Physiotherapists.

To ensure skill development and analytical approach for treating patients with various


Important Infrastructure

Pneumatic compression device is used for the treatment of lymphedema.

Advanced skills like Manual Lymphatic Drainage, Multi-Layer Bandaging,

Hydrotherapy are practiced in the department.

Teaching Learning Method

Group discussions

Flipped classroom

Integrated Teaching

Project based learning


Problem-based/ enquiry –based learning Project

Clinical and preclinical learning

Research Methodology



Dr. Trupti Saurabh Yadav

Head of the Department

Tel (Office) – 02164-241555/6/7

Dr Trupti Saurabh Yadav working as an associate professor. Completed the educational qualifications bachelors from Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik with gold medal and Masters from Krishna Institute of Medical sciences, Karad securing second position. Having experience of 9.3 years in the field of academics and 2 years of clinical experience. Presently heading as District coordinator of Indian Association OF Physiotherapist Women’s Cell, Satara District. She has more than 50 publication to her credits. With her special interest in IPR she has 1 patent published, 3 patents filled, 5 copyrights granted and 1 design patent granted. She received an award in the Innovation Category in the International Conference of Physical Therapy, Mumbai held on 28th and 29th January 2023



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