A webinar on Modern Scientific Concepts in Physiotherapy with focus on “Basic Concepts Of Dry Needling Examination and Manual Therapy Of Lumbopelvic Complex” was organized by Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Jamia Hamdard (JH) in collaboration with Physiotherapy Department of Jaipur National University (JNU)
webinar was attended by clinicians, academicians and students from all over
India which were more than 500 in number. The webinar was addressed by the
Head, Department of Rehab. Sciences, JH, Prof. Ona P Desai and Head, Department
of physiotherapy, JNU, Dr Atul Singh. Dean, Prof. Dr Manju Chugani addressed
the participants with her words of encouragement and appreciation for all the
emphasized the importance of such webinars for the upliftment of the
profession, especially during the lockdown wherein Jamia Hamdard is committed
to utilizing all ICT platforms optimally, skilled development programs and also
with the joint collaborations with universities and hospitals.
The webinar was divided into two key
The first session was on the introduction on
the role of Dry Needling in Rehabilitation, which was taken over by Dr Deepak
Malhotra (PT), Assistant Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences,
Jamia Hamdard. He enlightened the students with the key principles of the
technique and demonstrated the stepwise procedure for administration of the
technique along with its precautions, indications and contraindications.
The second speaker of the day was Dr Himanshu
Mathur (PT), Assistant Professor, JNU. He focused on the clinical assessment of
the lumbopelvic spine and how a detailed assessment can lead to accurate
diagnosis and faster recovery.
also demonstrated techniques of manual therapy to treat pathologies of the
lumbopelvic spine. After the completion
of both the sessions, the speakers answered questions regarding any queries
related to the two topics.
webinar ended with a vote of thanks by Dr Kalpana Zutshi (PT) to all the
keynote speakers for sharing their valuable insights, Dr Prachi Tiwari (PT), Dr
Nahid Khan (PT), Dr Sahar Zaidi(PT for coordinating this webinar as well as the
participants for their overwhelming response.
Department intends to organize more such webinars in future so that students
can gain maximum knowledge and exposure.