Indian Journal of Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy-An International Journal

Indian Journal of Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy-An International Journal

Publisher: Dr. R.K. Sharma Institute of Medico-Legal Publications
Editor: Dr. R.K. Sharma
Online ISSN: 0973-5674, Print ISSN: 0973-5666
Frequency: Quarterly


The "Indian Journal of Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy" has commenced publication since 2006. it will be published four times in a year. The journal is indexed vide ISSN 0973-5666 (print Version) and ISSN 0973-5674 (Electronic Issue). All the issues of the journal would be available in print and electronic form. The journal is a peer reviewed journal. The purpose of the journal is to bring latest research about the field of physiotherapy & occupational therapy. The journal welcomes scientific articles, news, group discussions and information about latest equipments. The journal wishes to promote growing needs of scientific disciplines of physiotherapy & occupational therapy.

Table of Contents

Vol 8, No 3 (2014)


Unsupported Upper Limb Endurance Training: An Alternative to Improve Functional Capacity & Quality of Life in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Bijal K. Dodia, Jaimala Shetye
 Vol 8, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 1-3
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An Interventional Study to Assess the Effect of Aerobic Training on Physiological Cost Index in Normal Individuals at a Tertiary Care Hospital, Mumbai
Roshni Karnik, Khyati Kothary
 Vol 8, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 4-7
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Hip Rotation MWM for Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction: A Case Report
Supreet Bindra
 Vol 8, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 8-11
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A Critical Review: Are Vaccine-associated Paralytic Poliomyelitis and Acute Flaccid Paralysis a New Disaster?
M. G. Mokashi
 Vol 8, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 12-16
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Comparison of Vascular Doppler and Sphygmomanometer for Measurement of Ankle-brachial Index
N. D. Vidhani, R. M. Nagarwala, N. S. Jalan, S. A. Rairikar, A. K. Shyam, P. K. Sancheti
 Vol 8, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 17-19
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Effect of Joint Traction and Approximation on H-Reflex in Normal Subjects
Camy Bhagat, Paras Bhura
 Vol 8, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 20-23
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To Compare the Effectiveness of Mulligan Bent Leg Raising and Slump Stretching in Patient with Low Back Pain
Gajendrakumar Patel
 Vol 8, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 24-28
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The Effect of Six Week Aerobic Dance Exercise Program on Body Composition
Manisha Maurya, Shruti Mahajan
 Vol 8, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 29-32
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Back Care in Physiotherapy: A Comparative Study of Outcome Measures
Malik Shazia, Y. Pallavi
 Vol 8, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 33-37
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The effect of Mental Imagery on Balance in Young Adults
Karajgi Asmita, Dias Jenesis, Pandit Unnati, Thakur Anuprita, Dabholkar Twinkle, Yardi Sujata
 Vol 8, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 38-42
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Effect of Diaphragmatic Breathing on Spirometric Parameters in Asthma Patients and Normal Individuals
Devashri Salvi, Ronika Agarwal, Sundeep Salvi, Brig M. S. Barthwal, Saee Khandagale
 Vol 8, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 43-48
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Effect of Yoga on Menopausal Symptoms in the Early Menopausal Period: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Ruchi Vora, Ashwini Dangi
 Vol 8, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 49-53
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The Effect of Static Stretch Versus Retrowalking on the Flexibiliy of the Hamstring Muscle
Sagrika Popli, Joginder Yadav, Sheetal Kalra
 Vol 8, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 54-58
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A Comparative Study on Task Specific Strength Training and Resistance Training to Improve Lower Limb Strength and Function in Hemiparetic Patients
Ena Bhatia, Tarpan Shah, Hiral Gandhi, D. Sathees Kumar
 Vol 8, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 59-63
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A Comparative Study between the Effect of Agility and Pertubation Training Versus Conventional Exercise in Improving Functional Status in Physically Active Individuals with Knee Osteoarthritis
K. Vaittianadane, Gajendrakumar Patel, Pratik M. Vakhariya
 Vol 8, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 64-70
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Effect of Cavitation Versus Abdominal Exercise Programs on Abdominal Obese Subjects
Mohamed Serag El-Dein Mahgoub, Mohamed Taher Mahmoud El-Desoky
 Vol 8, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 71-76
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Comparison of the Efficacy of Maitland Thoracic Mobilization and Deep Neck Flexor Endurance Training Versus only Deep Neck Flexor Endurance Training in Patients with Mechanical Neck Pain
Abichandani Deepa, Twinkle Y. Dabholkar, Sujata Yardi
 Vol 8, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 77-82
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Tolosa Hunt Syndrome - A Case Study
Swati Chouhan, Sanjiv Kumar
 Vol 8, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 83-84
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Reciprocal Electrical Stimulation and Postural Stability in Diplegic Children
Mohamed Ali Elshafey, Ahmed Mohamed El-Feke
 Vol 8, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 85-90
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Trunk Balance is Important to an Exercise Routine in Patients with Specific Low Back Pain
Heena Lalit, Monika Moitra, Manu Goyal
 Vol 8, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 91-96
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The Effectiveness of Mechanical Cervical Traction on Patients with Unilateral Mechanical Neck Pain
Dibyendunarayan Bid, A. Thangamani Ramalingam, Jahnvi A. Bhatt, Prerna N. Rathod, Krupali V. Tandel, Soniya S. Tandel
 Vol 8, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 97-103
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Correlation of Modified Ashworth Scale and Dynamic Gait Index in Chronic Stroke Patients with Middle Cerebral Artery Infarct
Tejashree A. Dabholkar, Sujata Yardi, Titiksha Pol
 Vol 8, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 104-108
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Comparison of Epley Maneuver and Brandt- Daroff Exercises on Short- Term Posterior Canal Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) - Related Quality of Life
S. Haripriya, S. Ajith, Padmanabhan Suresh Babu Roshan, C, K. Mohamed Faisal
 Vol 8, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 109-113
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Effect of Body Position on Peak Expiratory Flow Rate in Individuals Post Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery
Bhagwathi Nambi Rajan Yadav, Veena Kiran Nambiar, S. Soni
 Vol 8, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 114-118
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Effects of Scapula Focused Exercise Program on Shoulder Pain in Paraplegic Patients Using Wheelchair
Rajiv D. Limbasiya, A. Thangamani Ramalingam
 Vol 8, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 119-123
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Effect of Pranayama on Diaphragmatic Excursion in Healthy Young Individuals
Unnati Pandit, Anagha Palkar, Anuprita Thakur, Twinkle Dabholkar, Asmita Karajgi
 Vol 8, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 124-129
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Effect of 12-weeks of Aerobic Exercise on Primary Dysmennorrhea
Anu Arora, Sujata Yardi, Sreeram Gopal
 Vol 8, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 130-135
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Predicting Falls in Elderly : A Comparison between Berg Balance Scale & Dynamic Gait Index
Snehal Joshi, Aparna Sadhale
 Vol 8, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 136-140
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Evaluating Two Scales, Fembaf (Fast Evaluation of Mobility, Balance and Fear) & DGI (Dynamic Gait Index) to Test Balance in Fallers and Non Fallers in Geriatric Population
Asmita Karajgi, Writer Hutoxi, Amita Mehta
 Vol 8, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 141-145
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Cardiovascular Response to Mckenzie Flexion and Extension Exercises in Standing and Lying Position in Prehypertensive Individuals
Bagri Meenakshi, Punia Sonu
 Vol 8, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 146-151
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Effect of Training Balance under Dual Task with Fixed and Variable Priority Instructions with Balance Impairment in Institutionalized Elderly Population
Bharti, Chandan Kumar
 Vol 8, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 152-157
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Comparison of PNF Technique with NDS Technique for Hamstrings Tightness in Asymptomatic Subjects
Shah Vidhi, Thakur Anuprita, Karajgi Asmita, Dabholkar Twinkle, Pandit Unnati, Yardi Sujata
 Vol 8, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 158-161
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Efficacy of Kaltenbohn Mobilization on Patients with Osteoarthritis of Knee Joint
Sneha Narang, Suvarna Ganvir
 Vol 8, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 162-169
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Perceived Stress, Sources and Severity of Stress among Physiotherapy Students in an Indian College
Tushar J. Palekar, M. G. Mokashi
 Vol 8, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 170-175
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Effect of Eight Weeks of Walking on High Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol
J. Fiddy Davis, Sudha Vidyasagar, G. Arun Maiya
 Vol 8, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 176-181
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Effect of Induced Muscular Fatigue on Balance and Core Strength in Normal Individuals
P. Shimpi Apurv, A. Kharkar Supriya, A. Talreja Ankita, A. Rairikar Savita, Shyam Ashok, Sancheti Parag
 Vol 8, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 184-187
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Quantitative Gait Analysis in Patients with Asymmetrically Affected Osteoarthritis Knees
Dinesh Sorani, Vasanti Joshi
 Vol 8, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 288-294
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A Study to Compare Effectiveness of Closed Kinetic Chain Exercises Verus Open Kinetic Chain Exercises in Patients with Osteoarthritic Knee Joints
Chandni Shah
 Vol 8, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 195-201
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To Assess the Effect of Modified Pilates Compared to Conventional Core Stabilization Exercises on Pain and Disability in Chronic Non-specific Low Back Pain- Randomized Controlled Trial
Cassandra F. Dsa, Kanagaraj Rengaramanujam, Mahendra S. Kudchadkar
 Vol 8, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 202-207
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Occupational Therapy Rehabilitation of Post Operative Hand Injury Cases Using Modified Low Cost Splints and Home Based Exercises: A Rural Indian Experience
Deepak Ganjiwale, Jaishree Ganjiwale
 Vol 8, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 208-213
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Impact of Computer Feedback on Hand Performance in Cerebral Palsied Children
Radwa S. Abdel-Aahman, Amira M. El-Gendy
 Vol 8, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 214-219
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Comparison between Effectiveness of Maitland Compression Technique with Medial Glide and Conventional Therapy in Patients with Patellofemoral Osteoarthritis
Sneha Joshi, Namrata Srivastava, Sauravsingh Kushwah
 Vol 8, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 220-226
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A Review on Neural Factors Correlated with Resistance Training
Slawomir Kujawski, Agnieszka Gajos, Malgorzata Gajos, Zaneta Chatys
 Vol 8, No 3 (2014), Pagination: 227-231
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