Orthopaedic Physiotherapy is a specialty that deals with the movement of Joints, strengthening of Muscles, coordinated movements of the Limbs and the physical function aspects of the human body. Manual therapy deals with the advanced therapeutic skills of a physiotherapist to administer therapy to the patient.
The Saveetha College of Physiotherapy harbors various practices in effective patient management in par with the golden standards and is well equipped for the same. The college is also equipped with the modern instruments and technical devices required in assisting patient management
Orthopaedics and Manual therapy in Saveetha College of physiotherapy is an active specialty in the Saveetha college of Physiotherapy. There are very experienced faculty members with unique set skills like physical diagnosis, manual therapy and post operative management of orthopedic conditions.
An active academic schedule with concept mapping, group learning, case discussions and evaluative seminars keep the students on the run and enthusiastically involved with the program.
Research is also an important criterion in the specialty with active projects for both the undergraduate and the post graduate program.
The clinical exposure is also appreciated with an adequate work load with clinical teaching in the out patient department and also the bedside. The students are exposed to active clinical management of the patients and also encouraged to take part in active deliberations in the management of clinical cases.
NAME: Dr.Jibu George Varghese
DESIGNATION: Professor & Vice Principal
DEPARTMENT: Orthopaedics and Manual Therapy
ACADEMIC ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Member, Academic Council, Saveetha University
Member, Board Of Studies, Saveetha college of Physiotherapy
Vice Principal, Saveetha college of Physiotherapy
Member, Curriculum committee, Saveetha college of Physiotherapy
Incharge – Academic activities, Saveetha college of Physiotherapy
Manual Therapy, Mulligan Concept.(http://bmulligan.com/mcta-teachers/country/india/)
Clinical reasoning in Orthopaedic conditions
The only accredited instructor on the Mulligan concepts in India.
K. Asha, Jibu George Varghese, V. Srinivasan, KannabiranBhojan, An analytical study on the finger flexion cascade in general population of various occupations, Orthopedics and Rheumatology Open access j, 2015 1(1).
Physiotherapy in Health care – need and the reality, Jibu George Varghese, K.Parvathi Menon, Physiotherapy in Health care: need and the reality, Pg 34, Publication Bureau, Punjab University, Patiala
DESIGNATION: Associate Professor
DEPARTMENT: Orthopaedic Physiotherapy
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CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Member - Curriculum committee, Saveetha College of Physiotherapy
Member - Board of Studies, Saveetha College of Physiotherapy
Member – IQAC Committee, Saveetha College of Physiotherapy
Member Secretary –Saveetha College of Physiotherapy Examinations
AREA OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH:
He has been interest in innovative clinical practice to work towards the evidence based clinical approach and outcome based progression
He has been interest in adopting various methods of teaching learning process to improve the teaching practice.
He has been interest in more research activities to concentrate in osteoarthrosis of Knee joint to improve functional activities of the patients.
AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS:
Awarded UNIVERSITY GOLD MEDAL in Master of Physiotherapy Degree Examination June 2007 under Saveetha University.
Overall Topper in Exercise Therapy in IV Semester under The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University,Guindy, Chennai – 600 032.
1. K Kotteeswaran, J Muthukumaran, VaiyapuriAnandh, R Raja. The Effects of Thoracic Thrust Manipulation and Neck Flexibility Exercises for the Management of Patients with Mechanical Neck Pain. International journal of pharmaceutical science and health care.2012; 1 (2):54-63. (Cited by - 1)
2. sudhakar S, K Kotteeswaran,AnandhVaiyapuri, Santha M. Effectiveness of Slump Stretching in Reducing Pain and Disability in subjects with Low Back Pain. Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences. 2012; 15:1-4.
3. K Kotteeswaran, K Rekha, VaiyapuriAnandh. Effect of Stretching and Strengthening Shoulder Muscles in Protracted Shoulder in Healty Individuals. International Journal of Computer Application. 2012; 2(2): 111-118.
4. K Kotteeswaran, M Balaji. Effect of Scapular Dyskinesis Exercise in Patient with Peri Arthritis Shoulder. International Journal of Biology, Pharmacy and Allied Sciences. 2013; 2 (9):1762-1768.
5. K Srilatha, K Kotteeswaran. Effects of Cervical Muscle Endurance Training on Cervical Flexor and Extensors in Mechanical Neck Pain. International Journal of Biology, Pharmacy and Allied Sciences. 2013; 2 (9):1755-1761.
6. K Kotteeswaran, C Kumar. Efficacy of Muscle Energy Technique in Mechanical Low Back Pain. International Journal of Biology, Pharmacy and Allied Sciences. 2013; 2 (9):1725-1731.
7. Krishna Reddy V, K Kotteeswaran. Effect of Upper Limb Tension Test vsMckenzie Exercises in Cervical Disco Genic Pain. 2013; 32. (Conference Proceedings)
8. Balaji M, K Kotteeswaran. Effectiveness of Maitland’s Mobilization in the Management of Periarthritis Shoulder. 2013; 35. (Conference Proceedings)
9. Kumar C, K Kotteeswaran. Effectiveness of High-Grade Grade Mobilization Techniques in the Management of Adhesive Capsulitis of the Shoulder: Randomized Controlled Trial. 2013; 28. (Conference Proceedings)
10. K Kotteeswaran,JosyulaSnigdha, JagatheesanAlagesan.Effect of Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation Stretching and Dynamic Soft Tissue Mobilization on Hamstring Flexibility in Subjects with Low Back Ache - Single Blinded Randomised Controlled Study. International Journal of Pharma and Bio sciences. 2014; 5(3): (B) 228-233.Impact Factor: 5.121
OTHER ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCE:
External Examiner, Question Paper Setter and Dissertation Evaluator for BPT & MPT Theory and Practical Examinations for Various Universities in Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka.
Worked as Organising Team for International Conference (Stride ’13 International Conference on Physiotherapy at Chennai in 2013), Organised by Saveetha College of Physiotherapy, Saveetha University, Chennai, India.
Member of Board of Studies in Physiotherapy in Saveetha University, Chennai, India.
Organised and attended many State, National and International Physiotherapy Conferences and Workshops.
Serving as Guide for MPT and BPT research work since 9 years
Life member of The Indian Association of Physiotherapists, Reg No: L- 15085
DESIGNATION: Associate Professor
EMAIL ID: firstname.lastname@example.org
CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES
Associate professor/ clinical in charge in saveetha physiotherapy opd
Orthopedic physiotherapy classes and project guide for post graduate
Orthopedic physiotherapy classes for under graduate
Community physiotherapy and electrotherapy classes for second &final year bpt
Project guide for under graduate ,post graduate and PhD Scholars physiotherapy
Community out reach programme organization
Library committee in college of physiotherapy
AREA OF INTEREST: PHYSICAL REHABILITATION, ERGONOMICS, DISABILITY, ORTHOPAEDIC PHYSIOTHERAPY, INDUSTRIAL HEALTH, GERIATRICS, REHABILITATION FOR LOCOMOTOR AND INTELLECTUAL DISABLED,
INDIAN COUNCIL OF SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP AWARD. (ICSSR DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP) YEAR- 2011-13.
A study on therapeutic exercise programme in the prevention andthe management of neck and low back complaints in two wheeler riders – Global Research Analysis A peer Reviewed International journal ISSN NO 2277-8160 IMPACT FACTOR 0.2714 . PAGE NO 58-60 vol. 2 issue I January 2013.
A study on efficacy of physical rehabilitation intervention programme on carpal tunnel syndrome in computer workers. Indian Journal of Research – PARIPEXA peer Reviewed International journal ISSN NO 2250-1991 IMPACT FACTOR 0.3208. PAGE NO 67-69 vol. 2 issue I January 2013.
Prevention of musculoskeletal injuries in industrial workers.-Health action journal ISSN No.0970-471X, October 2012.
A Study on Efficacy of an Ultrasonic Therapy and Knee Strengthening Exercise Programme for Osgood Schlatter Disease among Young Athletes. – International journal of scientific research PAGE NO 4-6 Volume. 2 issue: 8, August 2013 ISSN NO 2277-8179. IMPACT FACTOR 0.3317
A study on Vojta therapy approach to improve the motor development of cerebral palsy children International journal of medical sciences, vol4 issue 1 page 39-45 september 2011.
A Study On Efficacy Of Maitland’s Mobilization Techniques To Improve Shoulder Abduction In Periarthritis Of Shoulder. International Journal of scientific Research IMPACTFACTOR: 3.2416 vol.4, issue 12 December 2015IMPACT FACTOR: 3.2416 Index Copernicus value: 67.62
A Study On Physiotherapy Intervention Programme On Obesity Among Youth PARIPEX- INDIAN JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IMPACT FACTOR: 5.215,Index Copernicus value: 77.65 Volume 05 issue 02,February 2016 ISSN 2394-7500
Effect Of Neck Muscle Training And Ergonomic Education In Musculoskeletal Neck Pain Among Chennai Dentists. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF APPLIED RESEARCH ISSN online 2394-5869, Impact Factor:5.2 VOL.2 ISSUE 3 PAGE NO 61-64MARCH 2016
A study on physical therapy intervention for radical mastectomy in breast cancer women-INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MEDICAL AND HEALTH RESEARCH.ISSN: 2454-9142,Impact Factor:5.54, VOL.2 ISSUE 5 Page no 51-54 May 2016.
A Study on Effectiveness of Diadynamic Current with Vastus Medialis Oblique Training in Petello Femoral Pain Syndrome. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MEDICAL AND HEALTH RESEARCH Impact Factor:5.54,Vol.2 issue .9,Page no.40-43Sep 2016.
A Study on Effectiveness of vestibular Rehabilitation therapy to improve Balance in the children’s with cerebral palsy, ACADEMIA AND SOCIETY JOURNAL,ISSN 2393-9419 Volume 3 Number 1, OCT. 2016
A study on community based physiotherapy programme to improve the quality of life in persons with disabilities, IOSR journals, ISSN no 2279-0845, vol 2,impact factor,4.25page no.63-67
A Study on ergonomic intervention programme on pain and disability in computer professionals. Inclusive development-Rock city publications. Thiruchirappalli ISBN: 978-93-80767-03-1, A social science perspective (page no 428-435)
A study on physical rehabilitation intervention programme on shin splints in runners. Emerging Trends in Physical Education and Sports, Bharathidasan University. Publication division, Thiruchirappalli, ISBN: 978-81-908078-6-9. (page no87-92)
A Study on Physical and Yogic therapy programme in the prevention and management of hamstring strain in athletes. Emerging Trends in Physical Education and Sports, Bharathidasan University. Publication division, Thiruchirappalli, ISBN: 978-81-908078-6-9. (page no.166-171)
A Study on Physical Rehabilitation intervention programme on musculoskeletal pain in school back pack children. Social Development in India Retrospects and Prospects – Authors Publications. Bharathidasan University. ISBN: 978-81-727360-7-1.
A study on Vojta therapy approach to improve the motor development of cerebral palsy children. Child and adolescent mental health – A multidimensional perspectives, Jazym Publications, Bharathidasan University, ISBN: 978-93-81521-18-2.
Name of the Faculty: M.V.Sowmya
DESIGNATION: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
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CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES:
COORDINATOR FOR THIRD YEAR BPT-BATCH A
subjects handled: biomechanics, Pt orthopedics
Faculty incharge for Girls Hostel of SCPT
Executive Member in examination cell committee in SCPT
Executive Member in Research committee in Saveetha University
Executive Member in Student Affairs committee Saveetha University
Documentation and clinical record maintenance, Correcting log and clinical records of patients maintained by students
Organizing and conducting case presentations and journal clubs for post graduate students.
Organizing clinical review meetings for students.
Representing physiotherapy services at multidisciplinary team meetings to ensure delivery of coordinated multidisciplinary services to patients.
AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH:
General Physical Rehabilitation
Hosted the Continuous Professional Development Program on Recent Trends in Spasticity Diagnosis & Therapeutic Intervention conducted on June 2014 at Meenakshi College of Physiotherapy, Chennai
Quiz master for a National Level Quiz competition”PhysioQuest April 2015 Meenakshi college of physiotherapy,Chennai”
Conducted Seminars & Symposium in various topics for both UG & PG students.
Presented post-graduation paper at South India Physiotherapy Conference held on9th & 10th December 2006 organized by Government College of Physiotherapy- Chennai
Kamalakannan.M.,Sowmya.m.v et al.Effect Of Backpack Of 10% Of The Body Weight OnCervical And Shoulder Posture For School Going Childrens.International Journal of Pharma and Bio Sciences. 2016;volume 7 issue 4:125-129
Publication of manuscript entitled “Isometric neck exercises versus Dynamic neck exercises in Chronic neck pain” published in IOSR (International Organization of Scientific Research) Journal of Nursing and Health Science, Vol.3,Issue 2, March-April2014.
Name of the Faculty: M.Kamalakannan
DESIGNATION: Assistant Professor
DEPARTMENT: Orthopaedics & Manual Therapy
EMAIL ID: Kamalakannan.firstname.lastname@example.org
CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES
Handling Electrotherapy II for 4rd Sem
Handling PT in orthopedics for 3 rd yrs Odd Batch
Handling Electrotherapy for 2nd yrs Odd Batch
Member in University IT Committee (University level)
CO & EXTRA - CURRICULAR CELL (College level)
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CELL (College level)
IT manager for SaveethaCollege of physiotherapy (College level)
Member in Dept library committee (College level)
Incharge physiotherapy OPD Ortho dept
Managing Social Networking for college (official pages of SCPT)
Member in Alumni committee and present alumni association president
Member in anti ragging committee (College level)
Member in green army (University level)
AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH, AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS
Area of interest -Physiotherapy in Orthopedics & Manual Therapy
Expertise in –Manual therapy and Barefoot Rehabilitation
Certified Manual Therapy practitioner from Academy of sports and manual therapy
MD (Acupuncture) from Open International University for Complimentary Medicine
Certified Barefoot Rehabilitation Specialist (Level 1) from Board of certification of evidence based fitness academy
Class topper in MPT 1st and 2nd year (Orthopaedics and Manualtherapy)
Received Best Teacher Award At International Physiotherapy Conference THERACON 18, Indian Association of Physiotherapist 2018
Kamalakannan.M.Efficacy of Back Endurance Exercise In Lumbar Degenerative Disease.Journal in International Journal of Biology, Pharmacy and Allied Sciences (IJBPAS) Sep 2013;volume 2 issue 9:1742-1754
Kamalakannan.M.et al.Effectiveness of Lower Trapezius Exercise in Pain and Disability among Chronic Neck Pain Subjects.International Journal of Therapies and Rehabilitation Research. 2015;volume 4 issue 5:283-286
Kamalakannan.M.et al.A Study on Physiotherapy Intervention Programme onObesity among Youths.Paripex -Indian Journal of Research.feb2016;volume 5 issue 2:80-82
Kamalakannan.M.et al.The effect of Calcaneal taping versus Low dye taping intreating patients with plantar fasciitis -Randomized Clinical Trial.International Journal of Therapies and Rehabilitation Research. 2016;volume 5 issue 3:41-45
Kamalakannan.M.et al.Effect Of Backpack Of 10% Of The Body Weight OnCervical And Shoulder Posture For School Going Childrens.International Journal of Pharma and Bio Sciences. 2016;volume 7 issue 4:125-129
Name of the Faculty: Anitha.A
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CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Coordinator of III year B Batch
Subject handling - Pt Ortho & Exercise Therapy
Co-ciricullar & extra Ciricullar committee member
AREAS OF INTEREST,EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH - AWARDS ACHIEVEMENTS
Orthopaedics & Traumatology
Anitha.A.et al. Effectiveness of Lower Trapezius Exercise in Painand Disability among Chronic Neck Pain Subjects. International Journal of Therapies and Rehabilitation Research. 2015;volume 4 issue 5:283-286