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

Departments - Neurophysiotherapy

This department caters to understanding, evaluation and training of patients who have suffered from neurological disorders such as Stroke, Cerebral Palsy, Developmental Disorders, Parkinsonism, Bells palsy and the like .


  • Mr.R.Vasanthan, P.T- Professor
  • Mrs. Chandrika P.C. P.T- Lecturer

Digital camera used for photo and Video recording

Patient Videos

  • Cerebral palsy
  • Stroke
  • Cerebellar Ataxia
  • Parkinson and
  • Movement Disorders

Training resources

  • Movement Therapy Videos
  • Movement Analysis Software


  • Traumatic Brain Injury for Physical Therapists
  • Neurological rehabilitation

Journal Holdings: Soft Copy

  • Journal of Neurological Physical therapy
  • Clinical rehabilitation
  • Physical Therapy- APTA
  • Disability and Rehabilitation
  • Stroke
  • Spine

Academic activities:
Students are trained in the following departments

  • Physiotherapy in Neurological conditions
  • Advanced Physiotherapy in neurological and Psychosomatic Disorders
  • Analysis of Normal Movement and differences between Pathological and Normal movement of Stroke, Cerebral Palsy, Movement Disorders, Parkinsons and others

Research Activities:

Current research Projects:

  1. Effect of Functional Arm Orientation Exercises for object positioning in Stroke – RCT.Mr. Ravi
  2. Analysis of Influences of Dual Task on Upperlimb functions in Stroke – A cross sectional study. Mr. Prasad

Research Work


  1. Stroke patient’s perception of factors influencing use of affected upper limb for daily activities– A qualitative study. Ms.Purnima. G
  2. Factors influencing community ambulation and participation in ambulation dependent activities in Stroke patients. – Patient’s perspective Ms. Devyani Charde
  3. Role of Information from professionals in influencing exercise performance amongst Stroke Patient.- Qualitaitive Study Ms. Nisha Rawal
  4. Influence of Caregiver for performance of ADL amongst Stroke patients – Qualitative Study Ms. Mangala Fale


  1. Comparison of Functional Strength Training Vs Strength Training in improving Lower Extremity Function in Stroke Mr. Arun Joy
  2. Activity Differences between Acute, Subacute and Chronic Stroke Mr. Nimit Doshi
  3. Mental Imagery for Improving Upperlimb function in Stroke Ms. Emiliya Joseph


  1. Longitudinal Study of Functional Recovery of Post Stroke Patient and identifying its cyclical relation with motor functions. Mr. Ramkrishna Acharya
  2. Effect of Trunk Strengthenig in improving sitting balance after Stroke Ms. Sumi Rose
  3. Efficacy of Backward walking training in Stroke patients. Mr. Saikrishna


  1. A correlation study between Balance and Gait on Activities of Daily Living in Subjects with Parkinson Disease Ms. Wangkeimayum Kepremi Devi
  2. A Correlation study to analyze the relationship of Emotional Behaviour with functional Independence and Participation Restriction in Stroke Subjects Ms. Priyanka Gandotra
  3. Rasch Analysis of Stroke Specific Quality of Life scale. Ms. Rachita
  4. Simulated Community Ambulation Training for Stroke Mr. Selva Ganapathy


  1. A Correlation study between Finger Breadth and Anthropometric Measurement with Radiological Evidence in measuring Shoulder subluxation in Stroke Subjects. Mr. Johnson
  2. A Cross sectional Study to identify the gender differences in Health Related Quality of Life among persons with Chronic Stroke. Mr. Vipinnath Eranholy Nalupurakkal
  3. A Study to analyze the relationship of motor function and Balance with Activities of Daily Living in persons with Chronic Stroke. Mr. Williams Gabriel. A
  4. Predictive Value of Brunel Balance Assessment on Falls in Geriatrics Mr. Niju


  1. A Study on relationship of Functional Balance and Mobility to sensorimotor impairments in Stroke Subjects – A Correlational Study Ms. Sapam Mangalleima Chanu
  2. Comparison of Effectiveness of Faded Feedback and Reverse Faded Feedback Schedules in Improving Transport phase of Reaching in Subacute Stroke subjects. Mr. Mahesh Kumar Shou
  3. Comparison of Effect of Multiple Task performance on walking between Stroke Subjects and Normal individuals. Ms. Saranya Pannirselvam


  1. A survey of Prevalence of Back pain in Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation Bus Drivers. Mr.Rogen Chacko
  2. A study to analyze the relation between Upper limb disorders and Musculoskeletal problems  in Desk job professionals. Mr. Nagaraj. S


  1. Efficacy of Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation in improving sensori-motor function in patients with Diabetic Neuropathic Lower Limb. Mr.Prem Kumar B.N.

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

  1. Workshop on Motor Relearning Program
  2. Task Oriented Physiotherapy for Stroke
  3. Vestibular Rehabilitation

Clinical Training:
Students are posted for Clinical training in NIMHANS, St. Martha’s Hospital, Mobility India, RECOUP, Parkinson’s Disease Society

Number of people trained
The Department of Movement Science and Neurology has trained 180 undergraduate and Masters students

Number Appeared: 28
Number Cleared: 28
Average pass percentage of the Department: 90-100%

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

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

Other Facilities:

  1. The department trains therapists in movement dysfunction analysis by organizing regular training and On demand training program with hands on video Analysis
  2. Trains people for Conducting Cochrane Reviews.

Specialty of the department
Research Students are trained in Quantitaive and Qualitative Research

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