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”

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”

Never plan the therapeutic management based on the medical diagnosis or cause of stroke


All students and the therapists who are treating patients with stroke must have thought or heard this kind of question in their practice. What is the therapeutic management of frontal lobe bleed/infarction? What is the therapeutic management of occipital bleed /infarction? What is the therapeutic management of parietal bleed /infarction? What is the therapeutic managementContinue reading “Never plan the therapeutic management based on the medical diagnosis or cause of stroke”

HOW TO IMPROVE AROUSAL IN PATIENTS HAVING COMATOSE STATUS OR LOW SCORE ON GLASGO COMA SCALE?


Patients with brain injury or stroke patients with loss of consciousness they have multiple problems. Major problem is loss of consciousness, less arousal and alertness. Along with loss sensory motor control. Coma stimulation program emphasis on use of sensory stimuli of different nature. Such as use  of auditory stimuli, olfactory, visual & somato sensory stimulation.Continue reading “HOW TO IMPROVE AROUSAL IN PATIENTS HAVING COMATOSE STATUS OR LOW SCORE ON GLASGO COMA SCALE?”