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Scientific Presentation

Students and faculty of our college have presented their work at various platforms and have won prizes for paper presentations and poster presentations. Some of these are as follows:

Scientific Presentation 2019

  1. Dr. Gaurang Baxi presented a paper on Awareness of research and publication ethics among physiotherapy residents at National Conference on Health professionals education, Belgavi on 21st-23rd Nov 2019
  2. Dr. Tushar Palekar presented a paper on Patient safety in Electrotherapy at International Conference on Bioethics in Health Sciences - BIOETHICON 2019, held at SRM Medical College, Chennai on 8th-10th November 2019.
  3. Dr. Gaurang Baxi presented a paper on Student Led Ethical Case-Based Deliberations: A Model for Teaching Bioethics to Physiotherapy Post-Graduate Residents at International Conference on Bioethics in Health Sciences - BIOETHICON 2019, held at SRM Medical College, Chennai on 8th-10th November 2019.
  4. Dr.M. Vijayakumar, presented a paper on Exploration of cruciate hop test as a reliable and valid measure to assess functional stability of lower limb at THERACON 2019, International Physiotherapy Conference at Salem on 20th OCT 2019.
  5. Following papers were presented at the Interdisciplinary conference on 27th Aug. 2019 held at Dr. D.Y.Patil Medical Auditorium, Pune:
    1. Dr.Vidhi Shah presented a paper on Effect of eye exercise on visual reaction time in young adults
    2. Dr. Roopa Desai presented a paper on Effects of yogic eye exercises for myopia among students
    3. Dr. Chaitanyaa Wani presented a paper on Role of Yoga in Building Pelvic Floor Muscle Strength in Females
    4. Dr. Parita Kothari presented a paper on Effect of conventional physiotherapy treatment for patients with mechanical low back pain on kinesiophobia, pain & disability
    5. Dr. Amita Aggarwal presented a paper on Role of myofascial release technique on mobility and functional in Temporomandibular disorder patients with Neck Pain
    6. Dr. Abha Khisty presented a paper on Effect of Yogasana on peripheral reaction time in older adults with Type II Diabetes Mellitus
    7. Dr. Mrudula Sangaonkar presented a paper on Effectiveness of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Management by The Combination of Physiotherapy And Homeopathic Remedies as Compared To Physiotherapy Treatment Alone :A Clinical Study
    8. Dr. Akhil Samson presented a paper on Short term efficacy of an integrated approach using Spencer’s mobilization and Agni karma on Pain and functional disability in a patient with Shoulder Impingement Syndrome (SIS) - A case report
    9. Dr. Urvashi Sharma presented a paper on Immediate effect of Physiotherapy V/s Yoga on symptoms of dysmenorrhea
    10. Dr. Mayura Deshmukh presented a paper on Study on effect of neck muscle strengthening and ocular muscle training in smart phone users with neck pain
    11. Dr. Tushar Palekar presented a paper on Effectiveness of Rigid Taping for Medial Collateral Ligament Sprains in Football Players.
  6. Following papers were presented at 6thInternational conference and Expo on Novel Physiotherapies, Physical Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine on 19th&20th, August 2019 at London, UK:
    1. Dr Tushar Palekar presented on A study on the effect of Myofascial decompression using electrotherapeutic Vis-A-Vis mechanical vacuum therapy in non-specific low back pain among housekeeping staff
    2. Dr.Manisha Rathi presented on A Comparative study of Pilates exercise versus conventional balance training on balance and fear of falling in community dwelling elders
    3. Dr. Seema Saini presented on Effect of core muscle strengthening on pain and balance among patients with knee osteoarthritis: An Experimental Study
    4. Dr.Shilpa Khandare presented on Comparison of the effect of Constraint Induced Movement Therapy (CIMT) and Mirror therapy on hand function in stroke patients.
  7. Following papers were presented at International conference on expanding domains of physiotherapy, Lovely University, Punjab, on 12th & 13th April 2019:
    1. Dr. Zaffar Azeem, presented on Barefoot vs shod walking: A scoping review on biomechanical differences and implications for performance enhancement and injury evaluation
    2. Dr. P. Muruganandam presented on Effect of underwater incremental treadmill exercise on pulmonary parameters in population with COPD
    3. Swati Marwah, PG Student, presented on Effect of kinesio taping in combination with oro motor facilitation on mouth closure in neurologically impaired children with drooling.
    4. Akshata Jain, PG Student, presented on Comparison of kinesiotaping,scapular taping and box taping on static scapular posture and pain due to latent trigger points in individuals with forward shoulder posture
    5. Janvi Desai, PG Student, presented on A study on the effect of mirror therapy as an adjunct to conventional rehabilitation in individuals with wrist fractures
    6. Ruchi Tailor, PG Student, presented on Correlation of cognition with balance,gait measurement and dual task performance in elderly people
    7. Batul Kothawala, PG Student, presented on The effect of whole-body vibration for intrinsic foot muscle training on medial longitudinal arch in young adults with flexible flatfeet: an experimental design
  8. Swati Marwah, PG Student, presented a paper on Effect of Kinesiotaping As An Adjunct To Oromotor Therapy On Drooling in Children With Neurologically Impairment at 7th International conference and exhibition on Physiotherapy and physical rehabilitation on 25th & 26th March 2019 at Rome, Italy
  9. Jalak Shah, PG Student, presented a paper on Effect of structured circuit training on balance in elderly women at Pune Public health Conference, on 15th -16th March 2019 at Pune
  10. Shivani Deshmukh, PG Student, presented a poster on Influence of high BMI on motor proficiency in school children at Pune Public health Conference, on 15th -16th March 2019, at Pune
  11. Dr. P. Muruganandam, presented a paper on Effect of underwater EXACTT treadmill protocol on pulmonary parameters and endurance in COPD at Sports Connect 2019, 2nd National Sports Conference of Physiotherapy on 3rd March 2019 at Janakpuri, Delhi
  12. Dr. SeemaSaini, presented a paper on To find the effectiveness of Pune shoulder rehab protocol (PSRP) on patient with frozen shoulder at 4th Annual conference of the Society of Indian Physiotherapist, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi on 15th to 17th February 2019.
  13. Dr. Gaurang Baxi, presented a paper on Normphobia among physiotherapy interns and its correlation with De- Quervain tenosynovitis at 4th Annual conference of the Society of Indian Physiotherapist, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi on 15th to 17th February 2019
  14. Dr. Soumik Basu, presented a paper on Effectiveness of static taping on medial collateral ligament sprain of the knee in sports person at 4th Annual conference of the Society of Indian Physiotherapist, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi on 15th to 17th February 2019
  15. Dr. Chinmaya Patra, presented a paper on Cervical High Velocity Thrust Manipulation over thoracic spine on lumbar pain and ROM at 57th Annual Conference of IAP, 1st&2nd February 2019, Bangalore.

Scientific Presentation 2018

1. Dr. Gaurang Baxi, presented a paper on Perception of Educational Environment of a Physiotherapy Post Graduate Curriculum using the DREEM at 10th National Conference on health professions Education from 15 to 17 Nov. 2018
2. Dr. Soumik Basu, presented a paper on Introducing Early Clinical Exposure in Physiotherapy: A boon or too soon? at 10th National Conference on health professions Education from 15 to 17 Nov. 2018
3. Dr. Tushar J. Palekar, presented a paper on Effect of pinch grip strengthening exercises and hand function among tea plantation workers at "6th World Congress On Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation held on 12-13 November 2018 at Dubai, UAE.
4. Dr. Manisha Rathi, presented a paper on Effect of whole body vibration on functional performance of lower extremity in elderly at "6th World Congress On Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation held on 12-13 November 2018 at Dubai, UAE.
5. Following posters were presented at 6th National Conference on Quality Improvement & Patient Safety at Aditya Birla Memorial Hospital, Chinchwad, Pune on 28th & 29th July, 2018:
  1. Dr. P Muruganandam and Dr. Tanpreet Kaur presented on QIPS-VI on Quality Improvement & Patient Safety
  2. Ruchi Tailor , PG student, presented on QIPS-VI on Quality Improvement & Patient Safety
  3. Akshata Jain, PG Student & Dr. Gaurang Baxi presented on Safety Precautions in Electrotherapy
  4. Batul Kothawale, PG Student , Safety Precautions in Physiotherapy Practice

  1. Dr. Urvashi Sharma, presented a paper on “Effective of tens, Maitland mobilization and Exercise in Adhesive Capsulitis” at Indian Association of Physiotherapy United Conference For Professionals 2018 on 24-25 April 2018 at Constitution Club of India ,New Delhi.
  1. Nigel Gonsalves, PG student, presented a paper on "A comparison of two vestibular rehabilitation approaches for dizziness symptoms in hearing impaired children with vestibular dysfunction" at Himalaya Summit 2018 Conference on 6th& 7th April 2018 at Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences
  1. Nigel Gonsalves & Saurabh Sangole, PG student, presented a poster on "Development of a cost effective emg triggered muscle stimulator”at Himalaya Summit 2018 Conference on 6th& 7th April 2018 at Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences
  1. Following papers and posters were presented during the National Conference in update in electrotherapy Physiotronix at Dr. D.Y. Patil College of Physiotherapy, Pune on 10th March 2018:
  1. Dr. Ajay Malshikare presented a paper on Assessing Hand Grip Strength Of Indian Musicians
  2. Dr. AmitaAggarwal presented a paper on "Impaired mobility in postpartum females with pelvic pain"
  3. Dr. Tanpreet Kaur presented a paper on "Immediate effect of kinesio taping and mcconnell taping on pain and hand grip strength in lateral epicondylitis"
  4. MarikaMattos, Intern, presented a paper on "A Study On Matrix Rhythm Therapy Versus Combination Of Myofascial Release And Kinesio Taping On Upper Trapezius Trigger Points"
  5. Bhakti Shah, PG student, presented a paper on "Effect of Transcranial direct current stimulation on upperlimb function in stroke patients"
  6. Shipra Oza, Intern, presented a paper on " The immediate and carryover effect of matrix rhythm therapy on elbow flexors spasticity: A case study"
  7. Firdos Saiyyad, PG student, presented a paper on "Comparison of visual and verbal feedback on motor control in stroke patient"
  8. Namrata Rawtani, Intern, presented a paper on Acute Effects Of Matrix Rhythm Therapy Versus Passive Stretching On Hamstring Flexibility In Females
  9. Toral Bhanushali, PG student, presented a paper on Comparison of cawthrone Cooksey exercise and otago exercise on balance in young old.
  10. Akshata Jain, PG student, presented a paper on Proprioceptive Neuromuscular facilitation reduces pain and improves functional ability in subacromial impingement.
  11. Jyoti Vishwakarma, PG student, presented a paper on Evaluation of physical function status of critically ill patients using objective outcome measures.
  12. Nidhi Keniya, PG student, presented a paper on The effect of taping and proprioceptive training vs proprioceptive training alon on chronic ankle sprain in runners.
  13. Madhura Kadam, PG student, presented a paper on Comparison Of Therapist Assisted Balance Training With Balance Master Training On Risk Of Fall In Young Old Population
  14. Pooja Shah, PG student, presented a paper on Effect of Underwater Treadmill Training on Young Obese Adults
  15. Sayli Shinde, PG student , presented a paper on Effect Of Underwater Treadmill Training On Lower Extremity Strength, Muscle Endurance And Fatigue
  16. V.Jeevana Lakshmi, Intern, presented a paper on Effect of corrected Forward Head posture on static and dynamic Balance using motor control retraining.
  17. Jagruti Patil, PG student, presented a paper on Individual And Combined Effect Of Ultrasound Therapy And Cryokinetics In The Treatment Of De Quervains Tenosynovitis”
  18. Monisha Nair , PG student, presented a paper on Effect of underwater treadmill training on cardiovascular responses overweight subjects.
  19. Kalyanee Deshpande, PG student, presented a paper on To Compare Sensory Threshold, Pain Threshold And Vibration Perception On Hands In Road Diggers And Normal Individuals.
  20. Kritika Sinha, IV BPT student, presented a paper on Role of Matrix Rhythm Therapy in Upperlimb Spasticity Management in Chronic stroke patient- A Case Study

National Conference in update in electrotherapy "Physiotronix" at Dr. D.Y. Patil College of Physiotherapy, Pune, on 10th March 2018:

  1. Swarada Kulkarni & NehaKulkarni, PG student, presented on A Comparative Study To Find Out The Effectiveness Of Active Cycle Breathing Technique Over Postural Drainage With Diaphragmatic Breathing In COPD Patients.
  2. Smruti Acharya, Intern, presented on Effects Of Core Strengthening On Balance In Cerebral Palsy Children
  3. Jalak K Shah & Nikhil Shah, PG student, presented on Effect Of Footwear On Balance And Gait In Men Aged Between 60 To 80 Years.
  4. Srishty Chhabra, PG student, presented on Effect Of Core Stability Exercises On Freestyle Swimmer’s Performance
  5. Krupal Modi, PG student, presented on Effect Of Multisensory Intervention (The ATVV) On Growth In Preterm Infant
  6. Megha Malu, PG student, presented on Efficacy Of Breathing Retrainer On Retraining Breathing Pattern, Dyspnea, Lung Function And Functional Capability In Patients With COPD.
  7. Veda Kekatpure, PG student, presented on Effect Of Progressive Resistance Training And Yoga Exercise In Females With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: A Randomized Control Trial”
  8. Sanika Shete, PG student, presented on Efficacy Of Suboccipital& Sternocleidomastoid Release Technique In Forward Head Posture Patients With Neck Pain.
  9. Aayushi Shah, PG student, presented on A Comparative Study Of Mulligan’s Mobilization Versus Sleeper Stretch On Internal Rotation In Individual With Shoulder Adhesive Capsulitis.
  10. Saniya Waghmare & Pooja Hemnani, PG students, presented on Effect OF High Intensity Interval Training On Trampoline And Underwater: A Comparative Study
  11. Tina Thatai & Archana Jacob, PG students, presented on Effect Of Upper Limb Exercises On Writing Speed In Physiotherapy Students
  12. Mansi Ray, PG student, presented on Immediate Effect Of Muscle Energy Technique Versus Passive Stretching For Upper Trapezius Muscle on Neck Pain
  13. Abha Khisty, PG student, presented on Effect of Yogasana On Cognition And Reaction Time In Older Adults With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
  14. Aishwariya Dehadrai, PG student, presented on Exploration of cruciate hop test as a reliable and valid measures to assess functional stability in lowerlimb.
  15. Disha Assudani, PG student, presented on Reliability Of New Multicomponent Agility Test For Assessing Agility In Basketball Players: The Basketball Multicomponent Agility Test (BMAT)
  16. Shivani Deshmukh & Gurjit Singh, PG student, presented on Immediate effect of taping on foot progression angle(FPA) In patients with osteoarthritis
  17. Sayli Bhate, PG student, presented on Assessment Of Two Point Discrimination Distance Of Upper extremity in 25-30 Year Adults
  18. Kavita Gandhi, PG student, presented on Comparison between Effects of Swiss Ball Exercises Vs Conventional Back Exercises In Patients With Mechanical Low Back Pain
  19. Dhanashree Shinde, PG student, presented on Effect of chest PNF v/s body positioning on mechanically ventilated patients
  20. Ankita Rameshchand, PG student, presented on Effect of Buteyko breathing technique on cardio-respiratory parameters in hypertensive patients
  21. Nigel Gonsalves, PG student, presented on Comparison of two vestibular rehabilitation approaches on functional mobility in vestibular dysfunction.
  22. Sayed Sultan Ahmed, PG student, presented on Effects of Mulligan Taping On Trigger Points Of Trapezius Muscles
  23. Archana Jacob, PG student, presented on Assessment of physical fitness among high school children in pune city.

Scientific Presentation 2017

1. Dr. G. D. Vishnu Vardhan, Assistant Professor, Presented a paper on "Reliability and validity of Real Time Chest Expansion (RTCEX) device to measure chest expansion with Visual Feedback in International Physiocon 2017 at Mangalore in March 2017.

2. Dr. G. D. Vishnu Vardhan, Assistant Professor, Presented a paper on "Reliability and validity of Real Time Chest Expansion (RTCEX) device to measure chest expansion with Visual Feedback in 55th Annual Conference of IAP 2017 at Ranchi in February 2017.

3. Dr. G. D. Vishnu Vardhan, Assistant Professor, Presented a paper on "Reliability and validity of Real Time Chest Expansion (RTCEX) device to measure chest expansion with Visual Feedback in International Physiocon Conference at Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu in January 2017. (pic: January 2017)

Scientific Presentation 2015

1. Dr. Rashi Goel, Assistant Professor, won first prize in Essay competition on- ‘Practice of Hand Therapy- Indian V/s Global Scenario’ at 4th Annual National Conference of Society of Hand Therapy, India (SHT- I) held on 12th and 13th December, 2015 at B. J. Government Medical College and Sasoon General Hospital, Pune.

2. Dr. Rashi Goel, Assistant Professor, gave oral presentation titled-: “Psychometric properties of Pneumatic Squeeze Bulb Dynamometer in measuring grip strength, endurance and their correlation with hand anthropometry.” at 4th Annual National Conference of Society of Hand Therapy, India (SHT- I) held on 12th and 13th December, 2015 at B. J. Government Medical College and Sasoon General Hospital, Pune.

3. Dr. Amita Aggarwal, Assistant Professor, gave oral presentation titled:- “A Correlation Study: The Relationship between Body Mass Index & Upper Body Muscular Endurance in Physiotherapists” at 4th Annual National Conference of Society of Hand Therapy, India (SHT- I) held on 12th and 13th December, 2015 at B. J. Government Medical College and Sasoon General Hospital, Pune.

4. Dr. Ajay Malshikare, Assistant Professor, gave oral presentation titled-“Screening of Performance Related Upper Limb Injuries Experienced by Indian Musicians” at 4th Annual National Conference of Society of Hand Therapy, India (SHT- I) held on 12th and 13th December, 2015 at B. J. Government Medical College and Sasoon General Hospital, Pune.

5. Dr. Roopa Desai, Assistant Professor, presented a poster titled- “Effectiveness of Pain Release Phenomenon in DeQuervain’s Tenosynovitis: A Case Study.” at 4th Annual National Conference of Society of Hand Therapy, India (SHT- I) held on 12th and 13th December, 2015 at B. J. Government Medical College and Sasoon General Hospital, Pune.

6. Dr. Manisha Rathi, Professor, gave oral presentation titled “effect of home based exercises on body composition in urban and rural women” at 2nd National conference on WOMEN HEALTH “Challenges and Solutions” held on 28th and 29th November 2015 in Pune

7. Dr. Reema Joshi, Assistant Professor, presented a poster titled “Awareness Of Breast Feeding Techniques Among Health care professionals -cross sectional study” at 2nd National conference on WOMEN HEALTH “Challenges and Solutions” held on 28th and 29th November 2015 in Pune.

8. Dr. Manisha Rathi, Professor presented a seminar on “Post Natal Rehabilitation” at 2nd Pune Physiocon 2015-State level physiotherapy Conference organized by Nobel Hospital, Pune on 5th 6th Sep., 2015.

9. Dr. Rashi Goel, Assistant Professor gave a platform presentation on “Traumatic Brachial Plexus Injury” at 2nd Pune Physiocon 2015-State level physiotherapy Conference organized by Nobel Hospital, Pune on 5th 6th Sep., 2015.

10. Dr. Venus Pagare, Assistant Professor was invited as a speaker in Zonal Seminar on 1/08/2015 at IETE VSPM,Wagholi organized by Engineers forum. Topic was Wireless Sensor Network.

Scientific Presentation 2014

1. Paper presentation by Dr. Venus Pagare (PT), Assistant Professor at International conference on musculoskeletal and manual physical therapy, 3rdto 5th July 2014, Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai.

2. Poster presentation by Dr. Aarti Sareen (PT), Assistant Professor at FIMS XXXIII World Congress of Sports Medicine- Prevention to Performance, 18th to 21st June 2014, Quebec City, Quebec. Canada.

3. National Conference of “Electrophysiology and Neurology trends in Electro diagnosis and Research ",D.Y.Patil University,Kolhapur.

4. National Physiotherapy Conference "Physio Accord 2014", Bangalore, 17th - 18th Jan 2014.


Scientific Presentation 2013

1. International Conference on "Developmental Pediatrics & Childhood disability in 21st century".Kasturba Medical College. Mangalore. 18th - 20th Dec,2013.

2. 2nd international conference of "physical therapy", AIIMS, New Delhi. 14th - 15th Dec 2013.

3. 7th "Gujarat State Conphycs 2013", Gujarat.18th -19th Oct 2013.

4. Saveetha stride‘13, "International physiotherapy conference", Thadalam,Chennai. 18th - 19th Oct 2013.

5. 37th annual Conference of the Indian society for "surgery of the hand ISSHCON-2013".Pune. 20th -21st -22nd Sept 2013.

6. 51st National Annual conference of "IAP.Goa". 22nd -23rd Feb 2013.

7. "Scientifica 2013", Pune. 3rd Feb 2013.

8. "AIIMSPTCON 2012-2013",AIIMS, New Delhi. 19th - 20th Jan 2013
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