Why Aquatic therapy? What is the benefit? Who can Benefit from it?


Article by: Dr. Gajanan Bhalerao (PT) MPT neuro PT , C/NDT (USA), Aquatic therapy (Kliniken Valens Switzerland) Physical Therapy is a constantly evolving field. There are many types and methods are adding as adjunct traditional physical therapy. Most of these therapies are performed on the land. There are multiple forces are always acting on ourContinue reading “Why Aquatic therapy? What is the benefit? Who can Benefit from it?”

My experience of 16th Post-Bachelor Aquatic Therapy Modular Course Package in Valens (Bad Ragaz), Switzerland


My experience of aquatic therapy workshop Switzerland (follow this blog on facebook) I was inspired by the C G Prashant’s 4 days aquatic therapy course in Pune. It was his teaching and training skill made me like the workshop. After completing the workshop i was enlightened with the new idea of aquatic therapy in neuro rehab.Continue reading “My experience of 16th Post-Bachelor Aquatic Therapy Modular Course Package in Valens (Bad Ragaz), Switzerland”

Certificate course in NDT/Bobath Certificate Course in the Management and Treatment of Children with Cerebral Palsy and Other Neuromotor Disorders in Mumbai India 2017


A Neuro Developmental Treatment Association Approved Course NDT/Bobath Certificate Course in the Management and Treatment of Children with Cerebral Palsy and Other Neuromotor Disorders Vedanta Programs, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India Course Dates: 09-01-2017 – 22-02-2017 Course Number: 17B102 Course Status: Approved Location:  Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, 400028 Course Instructors: Asha M. Chitnis, PT, C/NDT CI Barbara H. Hodge, PT, C/NDT CI Linda A Kliebhan,Continue reading “Certificate course in NDT/Bobath Certificate Course in the Management and Treatment of Children with Cerebral Palsy and Other Neuromotor Disorders in Mumbai India 2017”

WORKSHOP ON 2D & 3D GAIT ANALYSIS AND MANAGEMENT Of GAIT DEVIATIONS


Author of article: DR. GAJANAN BHALERAO (PT), PhD Scholor, MPTH NEURO, Certified Adult NDT therapist. HOD Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation Dept in Sancheti Hospital Shivajinagar Pune. Associate Professor & HOD  PT in Neuro Rehabilitation  DEPT at Sancheti Institute College of Physiotherapy, Shivajinagar Pune Sancheti college of physiotherapy is organizing A WORKSHOP ON  2D & 3D GAIT ANALYSIS AND MANAGEMENT Of GAIT DEVIATIONS  On 20th andContinue reading “WORKSHOP ON 2D & 3D GAIT ANALYSIS AND MANAGEMENT Of GAIT DEVIATIONS”

Workshop on ” Neuro therapeutic approaches in neuro rehabilitation : part I- Proprioceptive neuro Muscular facilitation” on 13th Sept 2014 ​


On the occasion of word physiotherapy Day on  in month of September Sancheti Institute College of physiotherapy, Sancheti healthcare academy   ​organizing​ a one  days work shop on​ Neuro therapeutic approaches in  neuro   rehabilitation : Part I-  Proprioceptive neuro Muscular facilitation Date :- 13th Sept 2014 Contact hours – 8hrs Eligibility – Clinical Therapist, Post Graduate, 3rd & 4thContinue reading “Workshop on ” Neuro therapeutic approaches in neuro rehabilitation : part I- Proprioceptive neuro Muscular facilitation” on 13th Sept 2014 ​”

Hydrotherapy for traumatic brain injury with hemiplegia – our challenges and solutions


This is the case of a 16 yr old boy who met with an accident leading to a traumatic head injury in August 2011. He was in a coma for 1 month after which he gradually started showing improvement. I started treating him in January 2011. He had suffered a diffuse axonal injury due toContinue reading “Hydrotherapy for traumatic brain injury with hemiplegia – our challenges and solutions”

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 WALKING TRAINING WITH WALKER IN PATIENTS WITH ASIS TYPE C QUADRIPLEGIA WHO DO NOT HAVE HAND CONTROL TO HOLD THE WALKER DUE TO LMN LESION AT C7, C8 & T1.


Quadriplegic patients who have LMN lesion at C7, C8 & T1 do not have hand control and are unable to hold the walker.  In spite of improvement in lower limb and trunk strength these patients are unable to walk with walker because they can’t hold the walker. So what is the solution? The solution isContinue reading “HOW TO DO WALKING TRAINING WITH WALKER IN PATIENTS WITH ASIS TYPE C QUADRIPLEGIA WHO DO NOT HAVE HAND CONTROL TO HOLD THE WALKER DUE TO LMN LESION AT C7, C8 & T1.”

DO NOT STRETCH CALF (TENDO ACHILLES TENDON) TIGHTNESS If IT DON’T HAVE GOOD STRENGTH IN PLANTAR FLEXORS


DO NOT STRETCH CALF (TENDO ACHILLES TENDON) TIGHTNESS If IT DON’T HAVE GOOD STRENGTH Most of the neurological cases presents with calf (Tendo Achilles tendon) tightness i.e hemiplegic, paraplegic, cerebral palsy & Parkinsonism. On routine examination we come across mild to moderate TA tightness. And common line of treatment is TA stretching. But very fewContinue reading “DO NOT STRETCH CALF (TENDO ACHILLES TENDON) TIGHTNESS If IT DON’T HAVE GOOD STRENGTH IN PLANTAR FLEXORS”

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?”