H Karvannan

Assistant Professor - Senior Scale

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CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    H Karvannan teaches postgraduate students in advances in orthopaedic assessment and rehabilitation with evidence based practice in respective area like manual therapy, sports rehabilitation along with training them in clinical area to expertise in the patient care. He guides dissertation and application of research knowledge for their betterment.  

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Biomechanics MPT - First year
Orthopaedic Assessment MPT - First year
Orthopaedic Rehabilitation MPT - First year
Manual Therapy Assessment and Rehabilitation- Various schools of taught MPT - Second year
Sports Specific injury Assessment and Rehabilitation MPT - Second year
Post Arthroscopic and Arthroplasty Rehabilitation MPT - second year
Current concepts in shoulder rehabilitation MPT - Second year
Clinical reasoning and Evidence based practice in orthopaedic rehabilitation MPT - Second year
Current concepts in Tendon and Ligament Injury rehabilitation MPT - Second year
Ankle Instability Management MPT - Second year

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MPT (Master of Physiotherapy) Orthopaedics Dr MGR Medical University 2004-2006
BPT (Bachelor of Physiotherapy) Dr MGR Medical university, Chennai 1995-1999

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
School of Allied Health Sciences, Bangalore Assistant Professor 2010
Manipal Hospital- Bangalore Senior Physiotherapist Worked as Senior Physiotherapist at MHB with main emphasis on delivering a quality care to the patients and guiding the postgraduates and interns posted in the physiotherapy department. 4 years 3 months

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Orthopaedic Medicine and Rehabilitation, Sports Rehabilitation and Manual Therapy

Area of Expertise

Orthopaedic Rehabilitation, Sports Specific Assessment and Management, Manual therapy approaches

Area of Research

Taping Procedures, Movement Impairment Syndrome, Prevention of Sports Specific Injuries, Degenerative Disorders and Post-Surgical Rehabilitation

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Life Member of Indian Association of Physiotherapist, 1999.

Work Experience

Organisation Role Tenure
Manipal Hospital- Bangalore Senior Physiotherapist. Worked as Senior Physiotherapist at MHB with main emphasis on delivering a quality care for the patients and guiding the postgraduates and interns posted in the physiotherapy department.

Effectiveness of behaviour graded activity on exercise adherence and physical activity in hip and knee osteoarthritis

2012-01-01 Maiya AG

Indian Journal of Rheumatology, Elsevier, 7(3), 141-146, 2012.

Plantar pressure distribution among asymptomatic individuals: A cross-sectional study

Arun G. Maiya Binu Kumar B

Foot and Ankle Specialist.

Study of nurses’ knowledge about palliative care: A quantitative cross-sectional survey

2012-01-01 Senthil P Kumar Surulirajan Karthikbabu

Indian Journal of Palliative Care, Hospice and Palliative Care Journals Publications, 18(2), 122-127, 2012.

Normative value for the unsupported upper limb exercise test in asymptomatic individuals: A cross-sectional study

2012-01-01 Chakravarthy RD Syed N

Physiotherapy Occupational Therapy Journal, IndexCopernicus, 5(1), 35-38, 2012.

Attitudes and beliefs about chronic pain among nurses - Biomedical or behavioural: A cross sectional survey

2011-01-01 RD Chakravarthy Binu Kumar Saroja Jay Kumar

Indian Journal of Palliative Care, Hospice and Palliative Care Journals Publications, 17(3), 227-234, 2011.

Combined neuromuscular and strengthening versus strengthening exercises in early rehabilitation of ACL reconstruction: A pilot randomised controlled trial

2010-01-01 Praveen Khatri

2010-212.

Kinesio tape combined with exercises versus exercises alone for shoulder impingement syndrome: A pilot randomised controlled trial

2012-01-01 Soma Jaldhari

2010-2012.

Comparison of Maitland rotational mobilisation versus muscle energy technique in acute non-specific low back pain: RCT

2010-01-01 Nikita Patel

2010-2012 .

Proprioceptive shoulder taping improves functional throwing performance among normative young adults: A randomised crossover trial

2011-01-01 Gaurav Saxena

2011-2013.

Effect of hip abductor kinesiotaping on plantar pressure distribution amongst asymptomatic subjects- A randomised crossover trial

2011-01-01 Rhona Carvalho

2011-2013 .

Abdominal hollowing versus bracing on nonspecific chronic low back pain - A randomised pilot study

2011-01-01 Debdutta Mukherjee

2011-2013.