Track Categories

The track category is the heading under which your abstract will be reviewed and later published in the conference printed matters if accepted. During the submission process, you will be asked to select one track category for your abstract.

Physical therapy (PT), mostly known as Physiotherapy, is a primary care specialty in western medicine that, by using mechanical force and movements [Bio-mechanics or Kinesiology], Manual therapy, exercise therapy, electrotherapy and various physical therapies who practice evidence based treatments, remediates impairments and promotes mobility, function, and quality of life through examination, diagnosis, prognosis, and physical intervention. It is performed by physical therapists (known as physiotherapists in many countries).
Physical therapists help people maximise their quality of life, looking at physical, psychological, emotional and social wellbeing. They work in the health spheres of promotion, prevention, treatment/intervention, habilitation and rehabilitation.

 

Cardiopulmonary physical therapists offer therapy for a wide variety of cardiopulmonary disorders. They also offer therapy pre & post cardiac surgery (like coronary artery bypass surgery) and pulmonary surgery. Primary goals of these therapies include increasing endurance and functional independence. Manual therapy is used in this field to assist in clearing lung secretions experienced with cystic fibrosis. Patients with various disorders, including heart attacks, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and pulmonary fibrosis, can benefit from specialized cardiovascular and pulmonary physical therapists.

 

Clinical electrophysiology is the application of electrophysiology principles to medicine. The two main branches of this discipline are electrotherapy and electro physiologic testing (EEG, electromyography, etc.) Clinical electrophysiology can be utilized in the study and treatment of various physiological conditions, and most notably in clinical cardiac electrophysiology.

 

Geriatric physiotherapy is the branch of medicine that studies rehabilitation and physical therapy issues in elderly. It covers three areas – normal aging due to disuse and deconditioning, cardiovascular problems like vascular disease and stroke, and skeletal problems including and osteoarthritis and osteoporosis conditions such as knee and hip replacements. Physical medicine physicians use rehabilitation to work toward the goal of returning the patient to a pre-injury quality of life and may use physical, occupational, and speech therapies. Rehabilitation maintains functional independence in the elderly it is imperative for the patients' well-being and for society.

 

Integumentary is colloquially known as the skin and is an organ system which has many functions. It is important to have an understanding of the skin with relation to clinical physiotherapy practice. Physical therapists may utilize surgical instruments, wound irrigations, dressings and topical agents to remove the damaged or contaminated tissue and promote tissue healing. Other commonly used interventions include exercise, edema control, splinting, and compression garments. The work done by physical therapists in the integumentary specialty do work similar to what would be done by medical doctors or nurses in the emergency room or triage.

 

From breaks to bruises to bursitis, physical therapists have a special knack for assessing the human body and helping restore it back to optimal performance. Armed with cutting edge equipment and a huge background of knowledge, PTs can help diagnose and treat many common ailments and movement disorders. Manual therapy is a prime method to removing movement restrictions and helping patients move better. Methods such as Massage Therapy, Osteopathic manipulative medicine, Myotherapy, Functional Electrical Stimulation, Spinal Manipulation.

 

Orthopaedic Physiotherapy is branch of physiotherapy and is targeted towards the treatment of Musculo – Skeletal ailments (Orthotics). It involves regaining appropriate health and function of structures surrounding the Joint regions and normalizing the Biomechanics following any injury or Orthopaedic disease.

 

Paediatric Physiotherapy provides a wide variety of traditional and innovative therapies to children. Pediatric physical therapy assists in early detection of health problems and uses a limited variety of modalities to provide physical therapy for disorders in the children. These therapists are specialized in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of infants, children, and adolescents with a variety of congenital, developmental, neuromuscular, skeletal, or acquired disorders/diseases. These includes Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Massage Therapy, Speech To work effectively and efficiently the paediatric physiotherapist must in addition to his physiotherapy skills, have a clear understanding of the development process of the childhood, primitive reflex patterns and paediatric illness and disability.

 

Sports Physiotherapy is a specialized branch of physiotherapy which deals with injuries and issues related to sports people. Physiotherapists are important members of the sports medicine team and are involved in the prevention and management of injured athlete’s right from the acute stage of injury to the stage of rehabilitation. Sports Injury Rehabilitation helps athletes effectively treat pain and return to normal function. Progressive exercises are included in rehabilitation programmes to ensure the injury site returns to a fully functional state. Sports Injury Rehabilitation treats a range of conditions including acute sports injuries, strains, sprains, muscle, tendon and ligament repairs, tendonitis, hand injuries, shoulder dislocation, foot or ankle dysfunction.

 

Palliative care is a multidisciplinary approach to specialized medical care for people with serious illnesses. It focuses on providing people with relief from the symptoms, pain, physical stress, and mental stress of a serious illness. The goal of such therapy is to improve quality of life, Evidence as of 2016 supports Physiotherapy in improvement of quality of life.  Physical therapist provides palliative care using heat, cold, and TENS for alleviation of pain. Knee joint pains in overweight and arthritis, most common are osteoarthritis and  Low Back Pain both of which are treatable occurs mostly in the age of forties and hence is a common dysfunction for all the women of this age. Pregnancy related pelvic girdle disorder occurs in 60-70% of women during their gestation period.

 

Yoga offers a multitude of mental and physical benefits. In the modern era of yoga, advances in technology and accessibility of information allow researchers to test and prove these benefits that have been discussed for generations. There are various areas where yoga and fitness are significant, such as yoga forms, physiotherapy, sports science, exercise science, recovery, meditation, and related topics such as physical medicine, sports medicine, fitness and aerobics.

There has been renewed interest in the spondyloarthropathy family of chronic inflammatory Pain medication conditions, which has been fuelled to a large extent by the biologic era. Over the period of the past 2 years in particular, there have been several notable advances. First, there have been a number of large, high-quality randomized controlled trials evaluating the tumor necrosis factor (TNF) blockers and conservative treatments such as physiotherapy and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for use in spondyloarthropathy. Operant behavioral and cognitive-behavioral treatment for chronic low back pain

 

Neurological Rehabilitation or Rehabilitation of sensory and cognitive function typically involves methods for retraining neural pathways or training new neural pathways to regain or improve neurocognitive functioning that has been diminished by disease or trauma. By focusing on all aspects of a person's wellbeing, neurorehabilitation offers a series of therapies from the psychological to occupational, teaching or re-training patients on mobility skills, communication processes, and other aspects of that person's daily routine. The most important therapies are physiotherapy, psychological therapy, occupational therapy speech, vision therapy, and language therapy.

 

Hydrotherapy, otherwise known as Aquatic Physiotherapy, is a specific form of physiotherapy treatment conducted in a heated pool. Aquatic Physiotherapy can help relieve pain, promote relaxation, mobilize joints, strengthen muscles, develop balance and coordination, and improve general fitness

Chiropractic is an alternative medicine that deals with the diagnosis of mechanical disorder of SPINE which belongs to musculoskeletal system of our body.

Development of osteopathic and chiropractic medicine in North America gained popularity of Chiropractic technique in late 19th century. Gonstead chiropractic technique is the major chiropractic technique used on the theme of spinal adjustment treatment “on hands”. The main part of Chiropractic technique is the massage and manipulation which helps in the adjustment of spine and related tissues. Chiropractic manipulation is not effective for any medical condition according to the scientific evidence, with the exception of treatment for lower back pain. Cervical spine has been debated particularly with the safety of manipulation. Adverse results, including death in the Chiropractic treatment are rare. Chiropractors may use exercise and other treatments as advice. Chiropractic Activation method is an instrument assisted treatment method used by chiropractors for treatment of back pain, neck pain and headaches.

 

Psycho- Physiotherapy is a method of therapy that integrates approaches of both psychotherapy and body therapy in one simultaneous process. The therapeutic work is continually integrating the physical with the psychological and vice versa. The process of Psycho-Physical Therapy is based on the following principles like Parts are never separate from the whole, The body is the primary vehicle through which the therapeutic work is done.

 

Physiotherapy is a field of medicine that studies physiological and medical effect of natural and artificial physical factors and develops methods of their application for preventive and Traumatic Brain Injuries, A group of physical methods of treatment and their practical application. Physiotherapy includes Hypnosis, phototherapy, Arthroscopy, thermal treatment, treatment by mechanical effects. Balneology is an independent section of physiotherapy. Each of them includes a number of treatment modes based on application of one or another physical factor.

 

Exercise is probably the last thing most subjects are going to start while experiencing pain, particularly in the acute and sub-acute period. Physiotherapy techniques have been scientifically proven to be one of the most effective ways to solve pain and injury or avoid it.

Physiotherapist can combine simple Pilates sets, yoga, and exercise physiology to give you the best outcome.  Based on the recovery condition, the physiotherapist is a specialist in recommending the "best exercises" for the most effective "exercise dosage". Orthopedic physical therapy involves treatment of the musculoskeletal system (consisting of the body's muscles and bones), which has been exposed to injury or trauma. It covers sprains, strains, bone fracture, postoperative surgery, and repetitive injury. The body parts include both the neck and back, and the extremities.

 

Pregnancy-related pelvic aid issues occur in 60-70 percent of ladies during their time of development. The pelvic aid is described as the Palliative Sedation and the symphysis of the pubic (the joint in the pelvis front). In the postnatal gloomy period, up to 40 percent of women who reveal back devastation amid pregnancy still report torment. Lower back pain is one of the most severe in females as well. Post-delivery Pediatric physiotherapy supports cerebral palsy, Down's syndrome, and other neuromuscular disorders to treat the baby.