OPD OF DEPARTMENT OF SWASTHAVRITTA AND YOGA
CONSULTANT: Dr. Antony Poul; BAMS, MD (Swasthavritta and Yoga);
The OPD of the Department Swasthavritta and Yoga aims at protection and promotion of health through Preventive Medicine, Public Health and Social Education. It deals with maintaining the health of healthy person and prevention of diseases.
Treatment is provided for lifestyle diseases including, obesity, anorexia, diabetes, metabolic diseases, thyroid disorders, hypertension, insomnia, anxiety, mental stress, addictions, work related joint and muscle pain / stiffness, and other occupational diseases, etc. Along with this Yoga advise, diet advise towards prevention of disease, life style modification, daily regimen for promotion of health is also conveyed all the time. Additionally, immunity boosting measures and prevention of communicable diseases is also given.
The OPD is well equipped with yoga and public health educational charts, diet charts, and yoga props including yoga mats, yoga straps, blocks, Neti pots, Sutra Neti threads and other equipment like tubs and bowls required for Shuddhi Kriyas.
Special Yoga events are being conducted by this department for the staff and general public on certain occasions like International Yoga Day, Women’s Day, etc.
The Department is also involved in implementing research activities of the University which come under the purview of Swasthavritta and/or Yoga.