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ABRAHAM M JOSHUA

  • Conducted workshops and taken guest lectures in a list of institutions in Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu on a variety of topics on “Neurorehabilitation”, “Electroneuromyography” and “Geriatric rehabilitation”. To name a few;
  • Resource person for the workshop on “Brunnstrom’s Approach” in NITTE University Mangalore , Aug 2009.
  • Participated as Resource Person for a CME on “Electroneuromyography” organized by Department of Physiotherapy in association with Department of Neurology, KMC, Mangalore on 29th & 30th November 2008.
  • Invited as Guest lecturer to speak on ‘Balance and Falls in Elderly’ in a Symposium on ‘Principles of Geriatric Rehabilitation’ organized by Father Muller’s Medical College on 22nd October 2007.
  • Invited as a Resource person for a CME on ‘Stroke Rehabilitation” conducted by MCOAHS, Manipal held on March 29th to March 31st 2007.
  • Invited as a Resource person for ‘Neuro Rehabilitation Approaches workshop’ organized by Vaagdevi College of Physiotherapy, Warangal , Andhra Pradesh on 9th and 10th January 2007.
  • Was a Resource person for ‘Regional Level Workshop on Evidence Based Practice in Physiotherapy’, organized by The South Asian Cochrane Network (MAHE site), Manipal and Dept of Physiotherapy, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore held on 18th December 2006.

AMITHESH NARAYAN

  • “Post Polio Residual Paralysis in 2 North Karnataka Villages” Presented at the 44th National Conference of Indian Academy of Pediatrics, Mumbai on 11th -14th January 2007 (Co-author).
  • “Assessment of Neuromotor Behavior in Normal Term AGA using INFANIB scale” presented at the 4th National Conference on Functional Management of Developmental Disabilities on November 3rd & 4th 2007. (Co-author).
  • Post polio Residual Paralysis in 2 north Karnataka villages “Presented at the 4th National Conference on Functional Management of Developmental Disabilities on November 3rd & 4th 2007. (Co-author).

VAISHALI

  • Presented a Poster titled ‘Attitude of Physiotherapy students towards communication skill learning using communication skill attitude scale’ at the International Conference on Medical Education held at M.S. Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore on 27th & 28th January 2007.
  • Presented a research paper titled “Effects of Yoga in Vestibular Disorders” in APPICON 2008, December 2008.
  • Delivered a invited lecture on “Role of Exercise in Diabetes Mellitus” at South Zone Conference of Research Society for Study of Diabetes in India, Nov 2008.
  • Delivered an invited lecture on “Role of Exercise in Diabetes Mellitus” at the Diabetes CME, organized by Dept of Medicine in Oct 2008.

V PREM

  • “Comparison of Modified Unsupported Upper Limb Exercise Testing and Unsupported Upper Limb Exercise Testing on Normal Subjects- A Cross Sectional study” at 44th annual conference of the IAP, Ahmedabad.
  • “Comparison of Jacobson’s Progressive Muscle Relaxation, diaphragmatic Breathing Exercise, Control Supine Lying in normal subjects- A Randomized Controlled Trial”. At 43rd annual conference of the IAP, Hyderabad.
  • Presented a seminar on “Pathophysiology of atherosclerosis and it’s rationale for exercise training” at National update on cardiac rehabilitation held at Manipal Oct 2009
  • Presented a seminar on “Arterial blood gas analysis and it’s Physiotherapy implications” in ICU workshop held at Manipal March 2009
  • Presented a seminar on “Effect of Breathing Exercise in Stress Management” in a National Conference ,conducted by S.R.M college of Physiotherapy held at Chennai on 29th June 2007
  • Presented a seminar on “Outcome Measures In Intensive Care Unit ” at continuing physiotherapy education at Manipal, India on 21st January ,2007
  • Presented a seminar on Six Minute Walk Test and Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation Technique for chest at Christian Medical College & Hospital, Vellore in the year 2003.
  • As a resource person conducted One day workshop on “Assessment and Management of Patients in Intensive Care Unit” on 10th March,2007, as a part of Continuing Physiotherapy Education at S.R.M College of Physiotherapy, SRM University, Chennai.

CHARU EAPEN

  • Presented a paper titled “Comparison of Grip Strength Measurements at Different Wrist Extension Positions in Chronic Lateral Epicondylitis- Athletes vs non Athletes” at WCPT –AWP & IAP congress 2009 at Mumbai on 22-25 January 2009.
  • Attended and presented a paper titled “Prevalence of Cumulative Trauma Disorder in College students using mobile phones’ at the AHTA (Australian Hand Therapy Association) Annual Conference at Melbourne, Australia from 24th October 2008 to 26th October 2008.
  • Attended and presented a paper titled “Prevalence of Cumulative Trauma Disorder in College students using mobile phones’ at 32nd Annual conference of Indian society for Surgery of Hand and Combined 2nd Meeting with British Society for Surgery of Hand at Bangalore on 28th November 2008.
  • Attended and presented poster titled “Eccentric Exercises and work stimulation in the Rehabilitation of complicated shoulder girdle Fracture following Trauma – A case report” at the 46th Annual Conference of IAP from 10th January 12th January 2008 at Dehradun.
  • Presented a Research Poster on ‘Attitudes Beliefs, Perceptions of Physiotherapist towards Evidence Based Practice application in diagnosis and management of shoulder disorders’ at the 45th Annual Conference of the Indian Association of Physiotherapists at Kolkata held on 2nd -4th February 2007.

SENTHIL KUMAR P

  • Presented a scientific paper titled, “Efficacy of Tibial Nerve Neurodynamic Mobilization for Peripheral Neuropathic Pain in Type-II Diabetes Mellitus- A Randomized Controlled Trial” at Asia West-Pacific Congress of World Confederation for Physical Therapy and 47th Annual Conference of Indian Association of Physiotherapists and won Best Manual Therapy paper award, at Mumbai, India.
  • Presented a scientific poster titled “Effects of Masticatory Muscle Re-education, Myofascial Release Techniques and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in Temporo Mandibular Joint Myofascial Pain Syndrome- A Randomized Controlled Trial” at Asia West-Pacific Congress of World Confederation for Physical Therapy and 47th Annual Conference of Indian Association of Physiotherapists at Mumbai, India.
  • Presented a scientific paper titled, “Immediate Effects of Mulligan’s Mobilization With Movement on Facet Joint Asymmetry and Mobility in Asymptomatic Subjects- A Randomized Double Blind Placebo Controlled Study”, which won the first prize in the senior paper category at the 1st INTERCOPS- International Conference on Physiotherapy and Sports Sciences organized by Panjabi University, Patiala and Punjab branch of IAP at Guru Tegh Bahadur Hall, Panjabi University, Patiala on 6th and 7th October 2007.
  • Presented a Research Paper on ‘Evidence Based Practice versus Practice Based Evidence: From Was to Is and Will Be….- A Special Perspective’ at the World Congress On Manual Therapy (WCOMT) 2007 held on 29th -30th July 2007 at T.M.A.Pai Convention Centre, Mangalore.
  • Presented a Research Poster- ‘Towards a Better Understanding of Neuropathic Pain- An Evidence Based Systematic Review from a Neurodynamic Perspective at the World Congress On Manual Therapy’ (WCOMT) 2007 held on 29th -30th July 2007 at T.M.A.Pai Convention Centre, Mangalore.
  • Attended & Presented a research report on “Sliders vs Tensioners: Immediate Effects of Tibial Nerve Neurodynamic Mobilization on Vibration and Temperature Thresholds in Asymptomatic Subjects- A Randomized Controlled Trial” and won First prize in Manual Therapy paper category at 46th Annual Conference of Indian Association of Physiotherapists (IAP) organized at Dehradun, India on 10th to 12th January 2008.
  • Attended and presented a Research Paper on “Reliability of Diagnosis in Physical Therapy- A Systematic Review of Studies Published in Physical Therapy® Journal” at 25th National Conference of Indian Society of Medical Statistics at Manipal University, Manipal on 30th November, 1st & 2nd December 2007.
  • Presented a scientific paper on ‘Efficacy of Segmental Stabilization Exercise in the Sub Categories of Lumbar Segmental Instability- A Randomized, Double Blind, Placebo- Controlled, Cross over Study’ at the 45th Annual Conference of the Indian Association of Physiotherapists held at Kolkata from 2nd -4th February 2007.
  • Assessment of Lumbar Segmental Mobility in Asymptomatic Subjects: Manual Examination versus Functional Radiography- A Cross Sectional Study (Presented as platform presentation at 44th Annual Conference of Indian Association of Physiotherapists, at Ahmedabad, India)
  • Effects of Maitland’s Segmental Rotational Mobilization in the Treatment of Discogenic Lumbar Radiculopathy- A Randomized Controlled Trial (Presented as platform presentation at 43rd Annual Conference of Indian Association of Physiotherapists, at Hyderabad, India)
  • Delivered a Lecture on “Neuromechanics and Neurophysiology: Implications for Assessment and Treatment in Physical Therapy” in APPICON 2008, organized by Dept of Physiology, KMC, Mangalore. from 28th- 30th December 2008
  • Participated as an Invited Speaker and gave a lecture on “Role of Manual Therapy in Prevention and Treatment of Disability in Musculoskeletal Disorders” in the 16th SAARC Regional Symposia and Exhibition 2008, held at University of Peredeniya, Kandy, Sri Lanka from 18th – 20th July 2008
  • Delivered a Lecture on “From Neural Mobilization to Neurodynamics- Principles of Assessment and Treatment in Manual Therapy” in PHYSIOCON EAST 2008 Conference, organized by Institute of Health Sciences, Bhubaneswar, India from 8th- 9th February 2008
  • Participated and presented a lecture on “Lower Quadrant Neurogenic Pain- Principles of Neurodynamic Approach to Assessment and Treatment” at Conference on Neurodynamics- CONUDYN 2007 organized by Federation of Indian Manual Therapists (FIMT) and Padmashree Institute of Physiotherapy, Bangalore. The conference was presided over by Dr. Michel Coppieters PhD (P.T) on 19th August 2007
  • Participated in the National Level Ortho Physio Conference at IMA Hall, Coimbatore organized by Richmond Hospital, Coimbatore, as a guest speaker and gave lectures on “Evidence Based Practice in Physiotherapy Management of Hip & Knee Disorders” and “Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome- An Evidence Based Perspective for Physiotherapists” and was adjudged best lecture award for the same from 12th- 13th April 2007
  • Gave a Talk on “Neuropathy” in World Diabetes Day Celebrations organized by Diabetes Clinic and Dept of Medicine, KMC Hospital, Attavar, Mangalore on 14th November 2008
  • Resource person for Workshop on Cervicogenic Headache- A Physiotherapy Perspective organized by Dept of Physiotherapy, Father Muller’s Medical College and Charitable Institutions, Mangalore from 28th- 29th June 2008
  • Was a Resource person for Workshop on Research Methodology and Biostatistics for Faculties of Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, Manipal College Of Nursing, Mangalore; and Manipal College Of Dental Sciences, Mangalore organized at Dept of Medical Education, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore from 16th- 17th April 2008
  • Gave a lecture as a resource person on, “Motor Control and Pain- What Does the Evidence Really Tell Us?” in the National Workshop on Motor Control in Spinal and Peripheral Joint Pain, organized by Dept of Physical Therapy, MCOAHS, Manipal from 3rd- 4th November 2007
  • Gave lectures as a resource person on “Systematic Reviews”, “Meta Analysis”, and “Cochrane Systematic Reviews” in Seminar on Recent Trends in Physiotherapy Research and Education, organized for physiotherapy residents and post graduates by Srinivas College of Physiotherapy, Mangalore on 13th February 2007
  • Participated in the Symposium on Electro Physical Agents in Rehabilitation- Recent Trends organized by Dr. Father Muller Medical College and Hospital, Mangalore for seven contact hours, and delivered a lecture on LASER on 19th August 2006
  • Participated in the National Symposium of Physical Rehabilitation- Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation, organized by dept of physiotherapy, MCOAHS, Manipal and presented a talk on “Efficacy of Spinal Cord Stimulation, Deep Brain Stimulation and Transcutaneous Nerve Stimulation in the Management of Chronic Central Neuropathic Pain in Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury- A Critical Appraisal & Review of Literature” from 17th – 19th February 2006
  • Conducted Four Days Hands-On Workshop on Integrated Manual Therapy of the Spine for Physical Therapists at Vivekanandha Institute of Medical Sciences And Research-VIMSAR, Tiruchengode, Tamil Nadu from 31st August-3rd September 2008
  • Conducted a One Day Workshop on Musculoskeletal Physical Examination for six contact hours, organized by Dept of Physiotherapy, Career Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh on 11th July 2008
  • Conducted three days Workshop on Clinical Reasoning, Research Methodology, Biostatistics and Evidence Based Practice as a Resource Person organized by Tara’s Institute of Physiotherapy, Jalandhar, Punjab. from 24th – 26th February 2008
  • Conducted three days Workshop on Principles and Concepts of Manual Therapy as a Resource Person organized by Jammu and Kashmir Physiotherapists Association (JAKPA) at Jammu from 19th – 21st February 2008
  • Conducted an One Day Workshop on Neurodynamics for eight contact hours as a Resource Person for Post PHYSIOCON EAST 2008 Conference Workshop at Lohiya Academy, Bhubaneswar on 10th February 2008
  • Conducted the Workshop on Research Methodology, Biostatistics and Critical Appraisal for Physical Therapists at Shree Ghantakaran Mahavir Physiotherapy college and Rehabilitation center, Godhra, Gujarat as a Resource person on 7th- 9th December 2007
  • Gave Lecture and Practical Video Demonstration for five hours on “Clinical Reasoning and Conceptualization in Manual Therapy” at Get Well PT Clinic, Chennai for practising clinicians organized by Dr. Michael Calins, Incharge Physical Therapist, Get Well PT Clinic, Chennai on 15th July 2007

JAYASHANKER TEDLA

  • Presented a research paper titled, “Inter-rater Reliability of Hand-held Dynamometer for Measuring Knee Muscle Strength in Young Adults” at AWP-IAP Congress, Mumbai.
  • Presented a research paper titled “Inter-rater Reliability of Top-Down Motor Milestone Test” at 45th IAP
  • Presented a research paper titled “Comparison of Energy Expenditure in Spastic Diplegic Children: With & Without Walker- Indoor vs Outdoor” at 44th IAP.
  • He has delivered lectures in conferences/ workshops on the topics- “Stroke Rehabilitation”, “Strength Training in Stroke Patients”, “ElectroNeuroMyoGraphy”, “Community Prevention Program for Back Pain in Women”, “Community Prevention Program for Post menopausal Osteoporosis in Women”.
  • Conducted a workshop on “Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation” at Sushruth College of PT, Hyderabad.
  • Conducted a workshop on ”Neural Mobilization” at SVIMS, Tirupathi.

KARTHIK BABU

  • Gave invited lectures on “Neural plasticity” and “Principles of Motor Relearning Programme” at PHYSIOCON EAST 2008 conference organized by Institute of Health Sciences- IHS, Bhubaneswar, February 2008.