Physical and Rehabilitation

The DLSUMC Department of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine is committed to dedicated excellence and service to patients. It consists of an expert team of Medical and Allied Medical professionals (e.g. physiatrists, physical therapists, occupational therapists and prosthetists/orthotists).

The department offers a total rehabilitation program consisting of comprehensive physical therapy and occupational therapy treatment programs which integrate skilled treatment techniques in assisting the patients’ return to their highest level of functionality. It is accredited by the Commission for Higher Education for its Physical Therapy training program.

DLSUMC is the first hospital in Cavite to offer electromyography-nerve conduction velocity (EMG-NCV).


  • Physiatry consultation
  • Special services handled by physiatrists
    • Electromyography-Nerve Conduction Velocity (EMG-NCV) diagnostics
    • Diagnostic and interventional musculoskeletal ultrasound
  • Physical therapy
    • Cardiac
    • Geriatric
    • Musculoskeletal
    • Neurological
    • Oncologic
    • Pediatric
    • Renal
    • Sports
    • Wellness/Fitness
  • Occupational therapy
    • Activity of daily training
    • Instrumental activity of daily training
    • Adult and pediatric splinting
    • Dysphagia assessment and management
    • Cognitive retraining
    • Pre-speech retraining
  • Speech therapy
    • Dysphagia management
      • Swallowing difficulty
      • Transition feeding retraining
    • Speech therapy
      • Voice
      • Articulation
      • Fluency
    • Language therapy
      • Comprehension
      • Reasoning
      • Expression
      • Narratives
      • Social skills
  • Prostethics
    • Upper extremity prosthetics
    • Lower extremity prosthetics
  • Orthotics
    • Hand splints
    • Spasticity splints
    • Ankle and foot orthotics
  • Assistive technology
    • Wheelchair prescription
    • Canes/Bedside commode


Last updated on May 8, 2020