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Facilities at
NeuroGen

Facilities at NeuroGen

 

Neurogen Brain and Spine Institute is an 11-storeyed sea-facing building, built in-view to provide utmost comfort to all the in-patients and out-patients for their smooth and successful treatment. NeuroGen's facility is well-known for providing professional inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation and condition management. It provides personalized and customized exercises by exploring each case in detail.

The entire facility is made with intention of easy access and comfort to all our neurological patients. The facility is completely wheelchair friendly. It is located very close to Seawoods Grand Central Station (Asia's largest upcoming railway station) in Navi-Mumbai. It has excellent road connectivity via Palm-Beach road and is in very close proximity to the upcoming International Airport at Navi-Mumbai.

Operation Theatre Complex

At NeuroGen Brain and Spine Institute, we have two state of the art operation theaters. They comprise of all the necessary equipments required for stem cell transplantation. We have a multi disciplinary team carrying out the procedures under strict aseptic conditions.

Stem Cell Laboratory

At NeuroGen Brain and Spine Institute, we have a GLP and GMP certified state of the art laboratory with most sophisticated equipment from the world's best manufacturers.

It is suitably equipped with various modern instruments to carry out the stem cell processing. We have an expert neuropathologist and her team which carries out this procedure under completely sterile conditions.

Bio safety cabinet, fluorescence microscope, CO2 Incubator, Cell Counter, Centrifuge Machines, Scientific Refrigerator

Physiotherapy Department

The Physiotherapy Department of Neurogen Brain and Spine Institute caters to patients with neurological disorders. It is headed under guidance of one of the most experienced therapists of the country, and his team of highly skilled and trained physiotherapists and staff.

The stellar physiotherapy team at NeuroGen Brain & Spine Institute address the physical disability experienced by the patients.

  • To assist in movement restoration

  • To increase muscle strength, endurance, coordination & balance.

  • To reduce spasticity & increase joint range of motion & prevent contractures.

  • To assist in gait training with or without ambulatory aids.

  • To perform pulmonary rehabilitation including breathing exercises, in order to reduce fatigue & keep lungs clear.

The therapies are custom designed and tailor-made to the patient's requirements. Their treatment protocols are based upon assessment of the child's needs and the formation of an individual treatment program according to the functional goals basically focusing on movement alignment, coordination, posture and the cardiorespiratory system.

The physiotherapy team works in sync with other professionals like occupational therapist, speech therapist, psychologist to maximize the patient's physical abilities and independence in day-to-day life.

Occupational Therapy Department

NeuroGen Brain & Spine Institute's team of Occupational Therapists are highly trained and have a vast experience in treating several patients with neurological disorders. It is headed and run by some of the most driven individuals, with a singular aim of helping these patients attain a more independent quality of life. Occupational therapists at NeuroGen Brain and Spine Institute work towards functional independence of the patient. They train the patients for activities of daily living and self care, such as:-

  • Dressing, eating, bathing & personal hygiene to maximize independence.

  • Compensating for sensory & perceptual deficits taking personal, social & cultural tastes into consideration.

  • Aiding in home evaluation and recommending steps to make the environment barrier free & accessible.

  • Providing holistic training in home management skills, using simpler methods or aids to minimize fatigue and conserve energy.

The therapy space consists of state of the art equipment which is regularly checked and updated. The therapies are designed according to the patient's requirements, needs and comfort and are individualised.

The team works in coordination with the patient's other therapists, such as physiotherapists, speech therapist, psychologist to maximize the patient's physical abilities and independence in day-to-day life.

Sensory Integration Department

The Sensory Integration (SI) department at NeuroGen Brain and Spine Institute is comprised of devoted and trained professionals who guide children and individuals with sensory processing issues, with exercises and activities that organize sensation from the patient's own body and from the environment, to make possible for the patient, the use of their body effectively within the environment.

Sensory integration is the process that builds the relationship between the brain and behavior and the basis to understand the reaction a child shows to certain senses, or a sensory seeking behaviour and how it affects the overall functioning of the child in the environment.

  • Sensory integration involves techniques that use various sensory stimuli like vestibular, proprioceptive, tactile, auditory, visual, olfactory to get efficient processing of sensory information and organize the child's behaviour.

  • It aids to modulate, discriminate, coordinate or organize sensation adaptively.

  • It helps the child to obtain accurate information from the body and the environment in order to physically and mentally interact with people and objects.

  • It stimulates learning cognitive and perceptual skills.

  • Works on getting good eye contact, response to name, attention, concentration, problem solving and judgement skills of the child with sensory issues.

  • Improves a child's motor planning skills needed for day to day activities or challenges in unfamiliar situation.

  • It improves execution of functional activities and social skills.

Psychology Department

The Department of Psychology in Neurogen Brain and Spine Institute is one of the most essential departments among the Neuro rehabilitation team. The entire team in the department looks after the mental health of the patients. It offers a wide range of mental health services for pediatrics, adults as well as geriatric patients with neurological impairments.

The team of Psychology Department includes various Clinical and Counseling Psychologists, ABA therapist and Art Based Therapists, specializing in pediatric and adult psychological disorders. The entire team offers a wide range of services such as conducting various psychological tests, individual counseling and psychotherapy with adults, counseling for children, marriage counseling, family counseling, Applied Behavior Analysis, Art Based therapy,and motivational workshops.

Neurological disorders are devastating for the patients and family members. Most often they are unable to cope with their disease and need guidance. The Psychology team at NeuroGen identifies these problem areas and provides counseling and guidance for better coping strategies to both, the patients and caregivers. They also contribute towards the cognitive rehabilitation of the patient.

The aim of the team is to cater psychological well being of the patients, help them understand themselves better and address their emotional difficulties in a more adaptive way.

  • To reduce psychological distress.

  • To enhance and promote psychological well being.

  • To use testing tools or scales which measure the objective scores of some psychological or cognitive domains.

  • To use therapies and counseling techniques thereby enabling clients to make positive changes in their lives.

  • Behavioral therapy: it involves a complete understanding of the child's behavior and changing the behavior to reduce dysfunction & improve the quality of life. This can be done by encouraging desired behavior and eliminating undesired behavior.

Autism Child Development Centre

Autism Child Development Centre (ACDC), based in NeuroGen Brain and Spine Institute, has been established with the intention of making available the maximum therapeutic intervention through a multidisciplinary approach, all under one roof. It is a centre offering the latest-treatments in a comfortable & child-friendly environment, to children with Autism Spectrum Disorders.

The foremost aim of the ACDC is to provide a multidisciplinary rehabilitation for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and other Neurodevelopmental disorders like Intellectual Disability, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Cerebral Palsy, Rett Syndrome, Learning Disability, Global Developmental Delay etc.

The ACDC works as a Total Quality Rehabilitation team, with each and every child of the Autism Spectrum Disorders. It offers services such as Occupational therapy, physical therapy, special education, remedial teaching, speech & language intervention, and behaviour modification, along with all kinds of psychological intervention including counselling, behaviour training, parents training, cognitive improvement training.

Speech Therapy

The Speech Therapy department at NeuroGen Brain & Spine Institute has highly trained professionals who are extremely motivated at helping patients and children with neurological speech and communication deficits, find a way to communicate, through specially trained in exercises to improve clarity of speech, sound production, speech development and strengthening of the voice. They also educate about techniques to improve swallowing and avoid choking spells.

They focus on the following components:

  • Speech- includes phonation, articulation, fluency, resonance and voice

  • Language development- deals with comprehension and expression in oral, written, graphics and signs

  • Cognitive aspects of communication- focuses on attention, memory, problem solving, executive function

  • Swallowing - for solids & liquids

Spinal Cord Injury Walking Track

The Spinal Cord Injury Walking Track at NeuroGen Brain and Spine Institute is a one of a kind space which is devoted exclusively to train and rehabilitate patients with Spinal Cord Injuries. Managed by extremely skilled and focused therapists and staff, who have a vast knowledge and understanding of the problems that Spinal Cord Injury patients face, the walking track is one of our most valued assets.

The therapies are based on the Chinese protocol of walking called the ‘Kunming Locomotor Training', which is a revolutionary method of rehabilitation of spinal cord injury patients. This rehabilitation process is carried out on a special walking track for patients with spinal cord injury and paraplegia. This program includes progressive training to weight bear and walk without splints or any assistive devices. It is based on the rule of 6 which is "6 hours of walking per day for 6 days a week for 6 months" using Kunming walker. This leads to patients with paraplegia walking independently without splints at the end of 6 months. Their main focus is on Gait Training, Transfer Techniques, and Wheelchair Mobility.

Special Education

The Special education department at NeuroGen Brain and Spine Institute has been made with the aim to provide children and individuals with identified learning or cognitive disabilities, specialized instructions designed to meet their unique learning needs, giving them the opportunity to develop to their fullest potential.

The team consists of highly motivated Special Educators who devise a teaching module based on the cognitive capacity of the child.

Aquatic Therapy

The Aquatic Therapy Department at NeuroGen Brain and Spine Institute boasts of a one-of-a-kind, unique rehabilitation system, which amalgamates beautifully with the Institute's holistic and multidisciplinary approach towards treating neurological disorders.

Rehabilitation of patients with neurological disorders on land is not enough for a comprehensive rehabilitation. Aquatic therapy for neurological disorder patient has been widely practice in the world. In India it is not easily available in many centers. Our immensely trained aquatic therapists make use of physical properties of water, wherein the treatment is conducted in a specifically built swimming pool which allows for early movement restoration, reduction of spasticity, balance training, muscular strengthening, improved range of motion of the joints and greater degree of freedom.

Our aquatic therapists carefully identify the problem areas and design a patient specific water based exercise program that slowly translates into land based exercises. Aquatic therapy is extremely important for early therapeutic intervention.

Accomodation

The Accommodation at NeuroGen Brain and Spine Institute is built at a world class standard, keeping in mind to provide a homely environment to all the patients.

At NeuroGen Brain and Spine Institute, we offer 4 types of accommodation. Variety of bed types are made available to suit the requirements of patients, keeping their convenience, accessibility and affordability at the top most priority. Bed types range from General to Executive suites.