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”

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 MOTOR RELEARNING PROGRAM FOR STROKE REHABILITATION …..A Practical Approach On 16th and 17th August 2014


SANCHETI HEALTHCARE  ACADEMY  Organized WORKSHOP ON “MOTOR RELEARNING PROGRAM FOR  STROKE REHABILITATION” …..A Practical Approach On 16th and 17th August 2014 Course instructor Dr. Gajanan Bhalerao (PT) Master of Physiotherapy (Neurosciences) Associate professor Sancheti Institute College of Physiotherapy Shivajinagar  Pune. Contact hours – 16 Eligibility – Clinical Therapist, Registration fees: – Rs 2000 per candidate. In this course 44Continue reading “WORKSHOP ON MOTOR RELEARNING PROGRAM FOR STROKE REHABILITATION …..A Practical Approach On 16th and 17th August 2014”

NDT/Bobath Certificate Course in the Management and Treatment of Adults with Hemiplegia, Pune, India 2015


NDT/Bobath Certificate Course in the Management and Treatment of Adults with Hemiplegia Sancheti Institute College of Physiotherapy, Sancheti Health Academy, Shivajinagar, Pune, Maharashtra, India Sancheti is organising  second ADULT NDT course in INDIA. Seats available – 24 only Course Dates: 19-01-2015 – 06-02-2015 It will be 5 days/week for three weeks. Saturday & Sunday off. CourseContinue reading “NDT/Bobath Certificate Course in the Management and Treatment of Adults with Hemiplegia, Pune, India 2015”

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”

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 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 WORK ON MOBILIZATION & INCREASING THE RANGE OF MOTION IF MUSCLES DON’T GOOD STRENGTH THROUGHOUT THE RANGE.


Patients with Chronic hemiplega have shoulder stiffness and pain. To reduce the stiffness and to improve the range of motion we perform mobilization of shoulder and try to get the full range of motion. We can get the full range of motion of shoulder but they typically don’t have strength throughout the range. Higher degreeContinue reading “DO NOT WORK ON MOBILIZATION & INCREASING THE RANGE OF MOTION IF MUSCLES DON’T GOOD STRENGTH THROUGHOUT THE RANGE.”