- All Physiotherapy students at LPU from China, Zambia, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, India and Cameroon attended the workshop
- Workshop trained how to correct the body problems with application of mechanical forces by skilled hand
- Workshop was to improve mobility in the areas of ‘Vertebral Column and Pelvic Complex’
The School of Physiotherapy and Paramedical Science of Lovely Professional University organized Manual Therapy workshop. The founder president of Manual Therapy Foundation of Mangalore, Dr Umasankar Mohanty guided all physiotherapy students studying at LPU, from Zambia, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, India and Cameroon. Students were trained to improve mobility in the areas of ‘Vertebral Column and Pelvic Complex’ by applying careful manual force.
In this workshop Dr Mohanty imparted training how to give instantaneous relief to the patients as a mode of treatment for various mechanical problems of Joints, Muscles, Ligaments and Nerves. He also explained practically how it can be very useful for mechanical Low back pain, the most common problem next in frequency to common cold and to treat Disc Prolapse, Neck pain, Thoracic pain, Pelvic region, Shoulder pain, Knee pain, Ankle injuries, Hand pain, stiffness and Head-ache. LPU students from China Yi jing Li, from Cameroon Njiki Steve and Peter Mbao from Zambia told that the workshop proved very useful for them.
Dr Mohanty informed: “Manual Therapy is a specialized advanced branch of Physiotherapy which propagates accurate and specific application of manual force to the body to improve its mobility. This force can be applied in areas including joints, connective tissues or skeletal muscles. It is a bio-mechanical based approach and corrects the problems from the cause with application of mechanical forces by skilled hand.”
Prior to this, LPU Executive Dean Dr Lovi Raj Gupta and Senior Dean Dr Monica Gulati welcomed Dr Mohanty at the campus, and advised students to imply the learning from great manual therapist of India in the professional phase of their life. Dr Mohanty is also the president of the Indian Association of Physiotherapists. So far he has trained 15,000+ Physiotherapists around the globe in manipulative therapy.