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.
- Track 1-1Traditional Physiotherapy
- Track 1-2Kinesiology Taping
- Track 1-3Minimal Energy Techniques
- Track 1-4Massage and soft tissue techniques
- Track 1-5Osteoarthritis
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.
- Track 2-1Cardiopulmonary rehabilitation
- Track 2-2Chest Physiotherapy
- Track 2-3Breathing and Circulation Exercises
- Track 2-4Thoracic Assessment and Mobilisations
- Track 2-5Active cycle of breathing techniques
Neurological physiotherapy is the treatment of patients having neurological, neuromuscular and nervous system problem. It is a type of physiotherapy applied for the the functional issues in nervous system of acute neurological conditions. Depending on the patient’s symptoms and condition, physiotherapist will suggest suitable treatment include hands-on therapies, specific exercise prescription and a home exercise program. Patients with Neurological condition require additional support external high level of care and supportive physiotherapy equipment for recovery.
- Track 3-1Neurodynamics
- Track 3-2Neuromuscular Stimulation
- Track 3-3Motor impairment
- Track 3-4Impact of stroke
- Track 3-5Tendon reflexes
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.
- Track 4-1Increase overall fitness for older peopleâ€™s
- Track 4-2Decreasing pain from chronic diseases
- Track 4-3Fall prevention
- Track 4-4Can maintain an independent lifestyle
- Track 4-5Mobile therapy
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
- Track 5-1Spine health
- Track 5-2Spinal manipulation
- Track 5-3Reduce pressure on the sensitive neurological tissue
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.
- Track 6-1Electrical Muscle Stimulator
- Track 6-2Manual physical therapies
- Track 6-3Wound Management
- Track 6-4Scar Management
- Track 6-5Fitting/ordering of adaptive, assistive, or protective equipment
- Track 6-6Strengthening exercise
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.
- Track 7-1Ultrasound Therapy
- Track 7-2Massage-Techniques
- Track 7-3Interferential Therapy
- Track 7-4Dry-needling
- Track 7-5Taping for joint support/alignment
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.
- Track 8-1Patterning
- Track 8-2Therabands
- Track 8-3Bobath technique
- Track 8-4Peto conductive therapy
- Track 8-5Portage therapy for children
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
- Track 9-1Sports and Exercise Medicine (SEM)
- Track 9-2Sports psychology
- Track 9-3Injury Prevention
- Track 9-4Performance enhancement
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.
- Track 10-1Pain relief management
- Track 10-2Relief from depression for older people
- Track 10-3Therapeutic massage for muscle tension
- Track 10-4Holistic care therapy at the end of life
- Track 10-5Lymphedema treatment
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.
- Track 11-1Meditation
- Track 11-2Specific breathing techniques for all conditions
- Track 11-3Hatha yoga
Musculoskeletal Medicine (MSK medication) is the analysis and treatment of issues emerging from the musculoskeletal framework influencing such as muscles, bones and joints of the appendages and spine. Musculoskeletal doctors have been trained in a broader range of treatment techniques for the therapy of musculoskeletal therapy, orthomanipulation, manual therapy, chiropractic, osteopathy. It improves muscle strength, flexibility, movement and co-ordination.
- Track 12-1Sports injuries
- Track 12-2Muscle illness
- Track 12-3Bone fragility
- Track 12-4Rheumatoid arthritis
- Track 12-5Gout
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
- Track 13-1Chinese Physical therapy
- Track 13-2Complementary physical Therapy
- Track 13-3Hypnosis
- Track 13-4Phototherapy
- Track 13-5Arthroscopy
Physical Rehabilitation is the therapy of providing treatment for disabled person for the reduction of disabilities. It is a medical speciality with specialists of physical therapy and Rehabilitation to diagnose, treatment of disabling disease, injuries, disabilities, physical abnormalities, restoring physical function and mobilities on human body. It is secondary medical therapy for patients with moderate to serve diseases from diseases such as stroke, spinal-cord injuries, multiple sclerosis, etc.
- Track 14-1Relaxation techniques for spastic muscle
- Track 14-2Functional and movement training
- Track 14-3Stroke recovery
- Track 14-4Rehabilitation robotics
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.
- Track 15-1Peripheral neuropathy
- Track 15-2Speech therapy
- Track 15-3Stress, anxiety, and depression management
- Track 15-4Gait
- Track 15-5Social and behavioural skills retraining
- Track 15-6Vocational counseling
- Track 15-7Fast Brushing 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.
- Track 16-1Re-educate paralyzed muscles
- Track 16-2One-to-one hydrotherapy
- Track 16-3Hydrostatic effect may relieve pain by reducing peripheral oedema
- Track 16-4Watsu Method
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.
- Track 17-1Promote relaxation
- Track 17-2Mental Health Promotion
- Track 17-3Psychomotor therapy
- Track 17-4Psychosomatic physiotherapy
- Track 17-5Neurodevelopmental Treatment
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.
- Track 18-1Fluctuorisation
- Track 18-2Diadynamic Therapy
- Track 18-3Electric Stimulation
- Track 18-4Â·Interference Therapy
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.
- Track 19-1Hot and cold therapies
- Track 19-2Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS)
- Track 19-3Ultrasound technique
- Track 19-4Shortwave Diathermy
- Track 19-5Microwave Diathermy
- Track 19-6Mechanical and Thermal modalities
- Track 19-7Actinotherapy
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.
- Track 20-1Internal manual therapy techniques to relax the pelvic floor muscles
- Track 20-2Neural mobilisations
- Track 20-3Pelvic Floor Muscle Exercises
- Track 20-4Treatment of any unresolved low back, hip or pelvic pain
- Track 20-5C-Scar massage
Rehabilitation medicine have the strategy for the management of pain which reduces muscle pain, movement related pain, joint pain for the optimization of patient’s function. Rehabilitation methodology could be particularly helpful for some patients with functional vulnerability and refractory movement associated pain who cannot satisfy oral medicine(pharmacology). Most common therapy for pain management will be some physical exercise such as body mechanics, stretching, strengthening and aerobic exercises.
- Track 21-1Medication
- Track 21-2Botulinum Toxin for migraine
- Track 21-3Radiofrequency therapy
- Track 21-4Post-Stroke rehabilitation
- Track 21-5Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
Acupuncture is a basic traditional Chinese medicine which provides the basic techniques for the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders by physical therapist. It is also one of the techniques in physiotherapy involves the management of pain, soft tissue injuries and enhance rehabilitation. It involves stimulation of the brain and spinal cord to produce natural pain-relieving chemicals to promote wellbeing.
- Track 22-1Quick and efficient healing
- Track 22-2Motor points Acupuncture
Rheumatology is the detection and treatment of musculoskeletal disease and systemic autoimmune conditions also called rheumatic diseases. The diseases may affect the joints, and bones which cause pain, swelling, etc. Rheumatologists used to treat joint diseases similar to orthopaedists but they do not perform surgeries. Most common disease which treated by Rheumatologist are osteoarthritis, gout, rheumatoid arthritis, chronic back pain.
- Track 23-1Nutrition and dietary therapy
- Track 23-2Rheumatological physiotherapy
- Track 23-3Occupational therapy
- Track 23-4Medications
The regenerative medicine is a promising field to restore structure and function of damaged tissue and organ. The goal of the medicine is to create solutions for organs that become permanently damaged, untreatable injuries and diseases. Regenerative restoration is the amalgamation of ideas and procedures from recovery and regenerative medication with a definitive goal of repairing and healing degenerated, ailing or harmed tissue.
- Track 24-1Pre-Transplant Rehabilitation
- Track 24-2Post-Transplant Rehabilitation
- Track 24-3Stem Cell in Orthopedics
- Track 24-4Pre-operative ACI Rehabilitation
- Track 24-5Post-Operative ACI Rehabilitation
Physical Ergonomics is a new branch of science which carries research and established in scientific areas such as Engineering, physiology and psychology. Physical ergonomics is about the human body's reactions to physical and physiological work requests. Continual strain wounds from reiteration, vibration, power, and stance are the most widely recognized sorts of issues, and hence have structure implication. It is under the category of body mechanics or biomechanics has been defined as the study of body’s basic structure and movement of living things.
- Track 25-1External and internal exposures
- Track 25-2Mechanical and physiological responses
- Track 25-3Reduce the risk for developing musculoskeletal disorder
- Track 25-4Anthropometry
- Track 25-5Gait Analysis