Kavitha Vishal

Assistant Professor

Department of Physiotherapy

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Ms. Kavitha Vishal is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physiotherapy, SOAHS, Manipal

    She is:

    • Guide for post graduate research activities
    • Evaluation of post graduate case presentations
    • Evaluation of interns case presentation
    • Clinical teaching of post graduates and interns 
     
     

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Exercise therapy - II II BPT
PT in Orthopaedics III BPT
Orthopaedics MPT

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
BPT Manipal College of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education 2001
MPT Orthopeadics and Hand Rehabilitation 2007

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Physiotherapy, SOAHS, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal Assistant Professor September 2015 - till date
Fr Muller Medical College , Mangalore Associate Professor June 2014 to August 2015
Fr Muller Medical College, Mangalore Assistant Professor April 2011 to June 2014
Fr Muller Medical College, Mangalore Lecturer March 2008 to April 2011

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Hand Rehabilitation ,Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy ,Manual therapy, Health promotion and fitness

Area of Expertise

Musculoskeletal physiotherapy, Hand rehabilitation, work related upper extremity disorders

Area of Research

Musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy, Ethics, Physiotherapy education

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

Professional Affilitations:

  • Indian Association of Physiotherapists
  • American society of hand therapists 

Effectiveness of INIT and LASER with stretching in the treatment of Upper Trapezius Trigger Points

2009-01-01 Sibby George Mathew Narsimman S Kavitha Vishal K, Department of Physiotherapy

Journal of Exercise Science and Physiotherapy 2009; 5(2): 115-121.

PIN palsy following Forearm Fracture - A Case Report

2011-01-01 Kavitha Vishal K, Department of Physiotherapy G Prabu Raja

The Physiotherapy Post 2011:2(4); 75-76.

A proposed protocol for the physiotherapy management of osteoarthritis.

2009-01-01 Kavitha Vishal K, Department of Physiotherapy Narasimman.S Nagarajan M

Indian J Physiother Occup Ther. 2009; 3(1): 33-37.

Use of cryotherapy in Sports Injury Rehabilitation.Report of a survey

2010-01-01 Kavitha Vishal K, Department of Physiotherapy Swaminathan N Varghese B G Prabu Raja

POTJ 2010;(3 ):63-71.

Abductory Twist' - An Element of Observational Gait Analysis in patients with Low Back Pain - A Case Report

2011-01-01 G Prabu Raja Swaminathan N Kavitha Vishal K, Department of Physiotherapy

Poland Journal of Physiotherapy2011;1(4):67-73

Orthopaedicains Referral for Physiotherapy in Musculoskeletal Conditions in a Tertiary Care Hospital: A Preliminary Report

2011-01-01 Kavitha Vishal K, Department of Physiotherapy Swaminathan Narasimhan Benjamin Varghese Pais Sudeep M

Indian J Physiother Occup Ther. 2011; 5(3):79-82.

Knowledge and Perception of physiotherapy by final year students of various Health Care Professions

2012-01-01 Varghese B Swaminathan N Kavitha Vishal K, Department of Physiotherapy Romer M

International Journal of Therapy & Rehabilitation 2012;19(11): 613-617.

Physical fitness and activity levels among urban children and their rural counterparts

2014-01-01 Karkera A Swaminathan N Pais SM Kavitha Vishal K, Department of Physiotherapy Rai BS

Indian J Pediatr. 2014; 81(4):356-61.