Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation workshop in Sancheti Institute college of Physiotherapy, Pune, August 2014


Sancheti institute College Of Physiotherapy organized a workshop on SPINAL-CORD INJURY REHABILITATION  on 2nd August 2014 for final year BPTh students of  Sancheti institute College Of Physiotherapy . Course instructor was Dr. Gajanan Bhalerao (PT) MPTH Neuro, Associate professor, Sancheti College of Physiotherapy & HOD Physiotherapy and   Rehabilitation Sancheti Hospital, Pune. Earlier We used to teach thisContinue reading “Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation workshop in Sancheti Institute college of Physiotherapy, Pune, August 2014”

Causes and management of hyperextension of knee in hemiplegic and Paraplegic


Normal range of motion (ROM) of the knee joint is from 0 to 135 degrees in an adult. Full knee extension should be no more than 10 degrees. In genu recurvatum (back knee), normal extension is increased. The development of genu recurvatum, may lead to knee pain and knee osteoarthritis. You can watch full videoContinue reading “Causes and management of hyperextension of knee in hemiplegic and Paraplegic”

Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation workshop organized by Indian Association of Physiotherapist Pune Branch and Sancheti Institute college of Physiotherapy, Pune


Indian Association Of Physiotherapy Pune Branch & Sancheti institute College Of Physiotherapy organized a workshop on SPINAL-CORD INJURY REHABILITATION  on 27th and 28st October  2012 . Course instructor was Dr. Gajanan Bhalerao (PT) MPTH Neuro, Associate professor, Sancheti College of Physiotherapy & Inchargeof Department of Neuro and Spine Rehabilitation Sancheti Hospital, Pune. In this courseContinue reading “Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation workshop organized by Indian Association of Physiotherapist Pune Branch and Sancheti Institute college of Physiotherapy, Pune”

How to do ambulation training with KAFO in patient of spinal cord who got complication with accidental burn on thigh region?


Mr. Shah had D12 compression fracture, spinal cord compression with ASIA type B with neurological level of injury D12 & fracture upper end humerus. After one and half month of ambulation training he could walk with walker with moderate assistance for balance during dynamic activity of walking and assistance for stepping leg forward.  He wasContinue reading “How to do ambulation training with KAFO in patient of spinal cord who got complication with accidental burn on thigh region?”

When & how to progress from KAFO TO AFO in patients with Incomplete Spinal cord injury.


      In patients with incomplete cord injury we start ambulation training with KAFO but it becomes very difficult how to shift from KAFO to AFO. What is the solution? While ambulation training with KAFO we start with knee locked position in KAFO that helps in stabilizing the knee. As patient is showing progressContinue reading “When & how to progress from KAFO TO AFO in patients with Incomplete Spinal cord injury.”