The Oxford College of Physiotherapy
India's No 1 NAAC 'A' Grade Independent PT Collge
Affiliations: RGUHS, Bangalore & Recognition: IAP
 
     
 

Departments - Musculo-Skeletal and Sports Physiotherapy

This department caters to understanding, evaluation and training of patients who have suffered from Orthopedic problems and disorders such as Post Fractures, Arthritis, Degenerative changes, Sports Injuries etc.

Faculty:

  • Mr.Vikranth G. - Associate. Professor
  • Mr Vinod kumar K.C - Associate. Professor

Athletic Taping Techniques

Athletic taping is a method of Physiotherapy treatment used for prevention and alleviation from sports injuries in people. Almost all the athletes have been using Taping in the ongoing Olympic tournament.

The Oxford College of Physiotherapy is offering a training program on Taping techniques to Physiotherapists and Sports persons. Two 2 day training program are organized on 9th, 10th, 13th & 14th August 2012 at it’s premises in Hongasandra.
Mr. KC Vinod Kumar and Mr. VK Paul Daniel of the department of Physiotherapy are conducting the training program.

Video : Athletic Taping Technique

 

Facilities:

Laboratories

  • Computer lab
  • Departmental opd           
  • Exercise therapy lab        
  • Electrotherapy lab            
  • Movement science lab       
  • Fitness lab 

Training resources

Movement Therapy Videos

ELECTRO THERAPY

  1. Stimulator
  2. ultra sound
  3. IFT
  4. TENS
  5. IRR
  6. Wax bath
  7. wore pool

Exercise therapy

  1. shoulder wheel
  2. shoulder ladder
  3. quadriceps table
  4. wrist exercises
  5. Woblle board
  6. mobilization table
  7. wizz ball
  8. medicine ball
  9. weight cuff
  10. dumbells

Movement lab

  1. EMG
  2. BIOFEED BACK
  3. BODY FATT ANALYSIS

Textbook

  • Chaitoen Leon - Palpation Skills
  • Journal Holdings: Soft Copy Orthopedic and Sports Journal
  •  Physical Therapy- APTA

Academic activities:
Students are trained in the following departments

  1. Exercise Therapy
  2. Electrotherapy
  3. Gait
  4. Sports

Research Activities

Current research Projects

1 Rincy Mathew A Study  to analyze the effectiveness of Triggerpoint release technique and Jaw exercise in patients with Temporomandibular Dysfunction  - An experimental Study
2 Nzanrhoni Ovung A study to findout the combined effects of ultrasound and LASER therapy and to determine if it is superior to either of the treatments given alone in patients with carpal tunnel syndrome
3 Thokhom Herojit A comparative study toanalyze the effect of PNF stretching VS active release technique to improve hamstring flexibility in asymptomatic sedentary lifestyle individual
4 Aji Samuel A Comparative study to analyse the effect of PNF exercise Versus Cervical stabilization exercise in mechanical neck pain
5 Hema Shah A study to analyse the combined effect of Myofascial release technique and LASER treatment in patients with Myofascial pain for upper Trapezius Muscle
6 Geeta Goswami A study to find out the prevalence of Musculosketletal disorders in Traffic Police andto Correlate sickness absenteeism with Musculoskeletalproblems
7 Rahul verma A study to find out the Disability Level and identification of Risk Factors associated with work Related Low Back pain among health care providers in Bangalore Hospitals
8 Reshmi Priya An Experimental study to find out the efficacy of Lewit Technique in the myofascial trigger point of upper trapezius
9 Pankaj das An experimental study to analyse the effectiveness of Thoracic Manipulation in management of mechanical Neck pain
10 Santosh kumar Rajak To Investigate the Most appropriate position of the iliotibial band stretching
11 Julie Jose koottummel Health related Quality of lIfe of Spastic Diplegic children – A Qualitative study
12 Amit A comparative study to analyse the effectof Contract Relax vs Static Stretching in improving hamstring Flexibility in diplegic CP
13 Nisha Rawal Role of Information from professionals in motivating Exercise performance in stroke Patients – A Qualitative Study
14 Mangla Fale Influence of Caregiver support for Activities of Daily Living of Stroke Patients and their recovery
15 R. mahalakshmi mythreyi Efficacy of aerobic Exercise for pre Menstrual syndrome in adolescent Girls
16 Ashita Timothy A study to compare the effect of Yoga and Core stabilization in mechanical Low Back Pain

 

1 Shaik Balkhis Banu A Study to analyze effectiveness of cervical mobilization (SNAGs) Combined with isometrics and Ergonomic advice on increasing ROM and reducing Pain and Disability in patients with Mechanical Neck Pain Musculoskeltal disorders and sports physiotherapy
2 Gopika Karima To  determine the combined effect of Latissimus Dorsi strengthening alone in treating chronic Thoracolumbar Dysfunction  Musculoskeltal disorders and sports physiotherapy
3 Javaid Iqbal Effectiveness of Core Stability Exercises on and off the Swiss ball in reducing back pain and disability in mechanical low back ache subjects – a comparative study Musculoskeltal disorders and sports physiotherapy
4 Kavitha Shetty A study to evaluate acute effect of various stretching in warm up routines on vertical jump performance in Amateur Basketball players Musculoskeltal disorders and sports physiotherapy
5 Rishu Magotra Effect of hip abductors strengthening on the functional activity in patients with Grade-I Osteoarthritis of knee joint Musculoskeltal disorders and sports physiotherapy
6 Abaniewkor SLM Study to compare the effects of aerobic walking Vs Health education and Home Program in treating ADL Disability and Pain in elderly patients with Osteoarthritis  
7 Ruchi Patel A study to find out the grip strength in relation to age, gender and dominance of hand among geriatric population.  
8 Binrose SR A study to analyse the effect of gender, age and dominance on hamstring muscle length in sedentary individuals  
9 Amit Kumar Comparison of supervised and Unsupervised Physical therapy in Total Knee Replacement Musculoskeltal disorders and sports physiotherapy


Academic  year 2007-08
1 Shougrakpam Sushima To compare the efficacy of immediate and after 48 hours effects between thoracic spine manipulation and placebo group on neck pain and active cervical Range of Motion in Mechanical Neck Pain patients Musculoskeltal disorders and sports physiotherapy
2 Khushboo Bhat To find out the difference in the prevalence of problems of musculoskeletal disorders in laptop users and desktop users – a cross-sectional comparative study  
3 Gladson Johnson To find the efficacy of periodized versus non-periodized compound exercise regime for its impact on body fat percentage in college aged obese males – an experimental study  
4 P.Sunitha A study to analyze the effectiveness of self assisted cross body stretch versus standing sleeper stretch at 90 degrees on the posterior shoulder tightness in cricket bowlers  
5 Avijit Sarkar A study to compare the efficacy of high grade mobilization technique versus low grade mobilization technique in subjects with adhesive capsulitis Musculoskeltal disorders and sports physiotherapy
6 Abhinay Shoorac D Efficacy of stabilization exercises and endurance exercises in reducing pain and disability in patients with non specific neck pain Musculoskeltal disorders and sports physiotherapy
7 Dawda Nusrat Ban Daudbhai A study to compare the effect of specific inspiratory muscle training and specific expiratory muscle training on pulmonary function in COPD patients Cardiorespiratory disorders and intensive care
8 Rashim joshi Effect of Mulligan Bent Leg Raise technique on pain, Straight Leg Raise and Oswestry Disability Questionnaire in patients with Low Back Pain – A Placebo Control Experimental study Musculoskeltal disorders and sports physiotherapy
9 Bhatt Ashutosh Subhashchandra A study to compare the neck muscle endurance in computer users with treated, subclinical and no neck pain using a clinical test  
10 Ashaf Ali A study to identify the prevalence of musculoskeletal disorder and anxiety depression among computer professionals  
11 Nitika Jain Range of motion of dorsiflexion at ankle and plantar fascial pain in patients with plantar fasciitis – a correlational study Musculoskeltal disorders and sports physiotherapy

Academic  year 2004-05
1 Anoj S. A Study to illustrate the effect of core strengthening program on upper limb and lower limb muscle endurance in young students Musculoskeltal disorders and sports physiotherapy
2 Felix Abraham A comparative study of Maitlands Grade II wrist mobilization versus ultrasound therapy for the treatment of tennis elbow Musculoskeltal disorders and sports physiotherapy
3 Ananth N. A comparative study of land based exercises and water based exercises in improving the temporal and distance parameters in patients with chronic bilateral knee joint osteoarthritis Musculoskeltal disorders and sports physiotherapy
4 Rogen Chalko A survey to find out the prevalence of back pain in Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation Bus Drivers Musculoskeltal disorders and sports physiotherapy
5 P Vishwanath A study to analyze the effectiveness of endurance training versus isometric training in chronic low back pain Musculoskeltal disorders and sports physiotherapy
6 S Nagaraj A survey to find out correlation between upper limb disorders and population engaged in desk jobs Musculoskeltal disorders and sports physiotherapy
7 RV Vijaykumar Efficacy of tibiofibular joint mobilization in enhanced ROM of knee and ankle in unilateral Osteoarthritis of the knee Musculoskeltal disorders and sports physiotherapy
8 R Srinassan Efficacy of therapeutic Ultrasound versus TENS along with exercises in the management of supraspinatus tendinitis Musculoskeltal disorders and sports physiotherapy
9 T Sathya Selvam Efficacy of pressure Biofeedback on transverse abdominis strengthening to reduce low back pain Musculoskeltal disorders and sports physiotherapy
10 R Rekha A study to find the effect of isometric exercise with and without stabilizer pressure biofeedback of deep neck flexors in reducing chronic neck pain using neck disability index Musculoskeltal disorders and sports physiotherapy
11 Anitha KA Efficacy of high TENS versus low TENS in reducing pain following delayed onset of muscle soreness Musculoskeltal disorders and sports physiotherapy
12 Girish BY Effects of muscle energy technique on hamstring muscle flexibility in sedentary individuals Musculoskeltal disorders and sports physiotherapy
13 Madhu U Efficacy of wobble board versus foam roller in proprioceptive training for functional recovery following grade-I ankle sprain Musculoskeltal disorders and sports physiotherapy
14 Vijaya Nirmala K A comparative study of elastic taping versus compression bandage in acute grade –II ankle sprain Musculoskeltal disorders and sports physiotherapy
15 Jayprakash M Efficacy of progressive strengthening exercises versus TENS for chronic lateral epicondylitis Musculoskeltal disorders and sports physiotherapy
16 Usha Rani Correlation between hand strength and dexterity in individuals with diplegic cerebral palsy Adult neurology and psychosomatic disorders
17 Aneesh Kuria Kose To study the effectiveness of cryotherapy and Swiss ball exercise in the management of upper extremity spasticity in adult hemiplegics Adult neurology and psychosomatic disorders
18 MG Ramesh Prabhu A study on correlation between levels of physical activity and low back pain in adolescent males Musculoskeltal disorders and sports physiotherapy

Academic  year 2003-04
1 Paul Daniel YK Comparative efficacy of short arc quadriceps exercise with and without EMG Biofeedback in reducing pain and strengthening VMO in patients with patellofemoral dysfunction Musculoskeltal disorders and sports physiotherapy
2 Rachana Shetty Effects of abdominal exercises without breath holding on hemodynamics in postnatal period  

Achievements:
Courses conducted: Regular Training Programs are conducted on Recent Physiotherapy Methods of Treatment.

  • Maitland’s Mobilization for Neck and Back
  • Manual Therapy approaches
  • Fitness training  

Clinical Training:
Students are posted for Clinical training in Sanjay Gandhi Hospital, Victoria Hospital, Mobility India, RECOUP
                       
Results:
Average pass percentage of the Department: 90-100%

Placements:
Physiotherapists have come for training from premier institutes and have been working in

  1. KIMS, Hospital, Bangalore
  2. Indian Athletic Association
  3. Fortis Hospital, Bangalore
  4. Abroad
  5. Nepal
  6. Gulf

Other Facilities:
The department trains therapists in movement dysfunction  in musculoskeletal disorders  by organizing regular training on various Manual therapy and Sports Physiotherapy Techniques.

Specialty of the department:
The students participate in regular physical training through weekly fitness,  yoga and sports classes

 
 
 
 
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