The Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (P.M.R.) Department has been functional in JIPMER since 1986. It provides Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Prosthetics and Orthotics Services. The Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy has been functional since 1966, while prosthetics and orthotics started in 1986 and 1968 respectively.
In Dec 2011, a new faculty as Asst Professor of PMR has joined and PMR OPD restarted functioning since Feb 2012. The OPD is running daily. It also provides 5-bedded indoor services.
It has been associated with UG teaching along with Orthopaedics and peripheral posting of PG students from Orthopaedics and Immunology. It is also associated with training of MPT students from PT College (MTPGIHS) teaching of MRO trainees, nursing students.