Department of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy is one of the most active departments of DVVPFs College of Physiotherapy having well qualified faculties.
Department of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy focuses on providing excellent teaching learning experience to the students both in academics and clinics. The students are trained to assess, diagnose and manage patients with physiotherapy following the recent clinical practice guidelines. Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy department emphasizes on improving Clinical skills of students with clinical reasoning and problem based approach through skill development training programs in labs. Knowing the importance of Research in clinical field, students are promoted for conducting small projects or studies in clinical set up.
Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy is a specialized branch of physiotherapy restores mobility and overall function after accidental injury, orthopedic disease, surgical procedures, and sports injuries, physical problems due to aging or lifestyle etc. Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy focuses on providing structural rehabilitation to the patients in community with targeted goals to manage pain and functional impairments to facilitate speedy recovery. Advanced treatment strategies like Manual therapy, Taping, electrotherapy, clinical practice guidelines for treating orthopedic conditions are implemented for treating OPD/IPD patients.
To provide Physiotherapy knowledge based on evidence based practice and recent advances in Muculo-skeletal Physiotherapy to under graduate and post graduate students.
To train the students to apply sound administrative principles to the management of physical therapy practice.
To apply basic educational concepts of education in clinical practice of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy.
To organize and provide opportunity for continued physiotherapy education and skill development programs related to musculoskeletal sciences.
To determine the physical therapy needs of any patient through clinical examination and problems based evaluation.
To develop and implement the physiotherapy protocol for pain reduction and to maintain and restore strength, range of motion, endurance, coordination etc for orthopedic related conditions.
Head Of Department
“LEARNING IS NOT ATTAINED BY CHANCE; IT MUST BE SOUGHT FOR WITH ARDOUR AND ATTENDED TO WITH DILIGENCE." ― ABIGAIL ADAMS
Department of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy was established in the year 2007 with the inception of the institute. The Department deals with assessment, functional diagnosis and evidence-based physiotherapy management of musculoskeletal disorders, including disorders of muscles, joints, tendons, ligaments, spinal discs, cartilage, and bones.
Here at the Department, we have advanced diagnostic methods and clinical assessment to treat musculoskeletal (muscle and joint) conditions.
Students are trained in Physical therapy Assessment for orthopaedic conditions, Manual Therapy approaches, Electrotherapy and Electro-diagnosis, various assessment techniques, Skill developments & Research.
In addition to traditional teaching methods, we have adopted Problem based learning, Bedside teaching, skill training on models and activity-based learning. To expose students to Community based physiotherapy, the Department participates in multi-diagnostic camps and organizes independent physiotherapy camps in neighbouring villages.
Students are encouraged to participate in conferences, workshops, and webinars for overall development and keep them updated about recent advances in the field.
Well qualified teaching staffs are the backbone of our department. Teachers keep them updated through participation as resource persons, chairpersons, or paper presenters in international, national, and state-level conferences.
Research is the core to develop evidence.
Teachers and students are encouraged to undertake research projects as per the requirements of MUHS, Nasik University. Research paper publications and presentations are done by students and teachers on a regular basis.
At present following students are trained in the following courses under the affiliated University:
1. Bachelor of Physiotherapy ( B.P.Th)
2. Master of Physiotherapy( M.P.T) in Musculoskeletal Sciences
3. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Physiotherapy.
The infrastructure of the Department is over and above the requirements of the University. New equipment and other infrastructure are updated to keep pace with changing education.
I am also proud to say the Department has taken a great leap in integrating information and communication technology into the classroom teaching and learning process and Physiotherapy treatments. Technological advances such as Tele-rehabilitation, Picture archiving and communication system, online teaching and Student mobile app have taken the Department to new heights of success.
I firmly believe that physiotherapy education is a collaborative effort that involves professional administrators, committed teachers, and motivated students. We dedicate ourselves as experienced administrators to creating dynamic Musculoskeletal physios from a global perspective.
Dissertation Title : Effectiveness of \" INDIA MAKE\" mouth opening device along with physiotherapy treatment in patients with trismus secondary to Head and Neck Cancer - A pre - post experimental study.
Dissertation Title : Muscle release intervention as an adjunct to routine physiotherapy to reduce pain , disability and to improve muscle activity , range of motion in patients with adhesive capsulitis of shoulder: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Dissertation Title : Effectiveness of lateral wedge insole v/s neutral insole in combination with neuromuscular training on pain and function in patients with medial compartment OA knee: A double blinded randomized control trail
Dissertation Title : Comparison of effectiveness of Sustained Natural Apophyseal Glide (SNAGs) and swiss ball exercises over Sham SNAGs and swiss ball exercises on forward head posture â€“ A prospective, single blind Randomized Controlled Trail.
1.To establish academic and research linkages with state and national level organisations. 2.To establish a \\\\\\\'Gait Analysis Lab\\\\\\\'. 3.To organise national/international level seminars. 4.To recognize department as Ph.D research Centre. 5.To start the \\\\\\\'Fellowship Program\\\\\\\' in orthopaedic Manual Therapy. 6.To explore the resources for research grants. 7.To accrediate the departmental Labs with ISO certification
Student Name : Dr. Priyanka Gadgil Guide Name : Dr. Deepak Anap Batch : 2020
Deepak B. Anap . Hidden Risk of Plagiarism In Medical Research Plagiarism In Medical Research: VIMS Health Science Journal,2021;8(1):1-2. Click Here
Ankita Naik, Dr. Deepak Anap . Evaluation of core muscle strenght in female patients with patello-femoral Pain syndrome & Healthy Females-A comparitive study : Vims journal of Physical therapy ,2021;3(1):4-6. Click Here
Bhawana Purohit, Dr. Deepak Anap . scapular dyskinesis among patients with shoulder dysfunction -A cross sectional study: Vims journal of Physical Therapy,2021;3(1):7-9. Click Here
Tirth Rambhia, Dr.Shwetanjali Bhagra . Comparison of Back leg strenght in Physically Active & Inactive Administrative JOb Workers-A cross sectional Study: International Journal of Science and Healthcare Research ,2021;6(2):338-350. Click Here
Dr. Zoya Khatoon, Dr. Deepak Anap . Effect of therapeutic Kinesio taping in patient with shoulder impingement- A pilot study: International journal of clinical biochemistry and research ,2021;8(4):1-5. Click Here
Dr. Kajol Dethe, Dr. Deepak Anap . Effectiveness of “VIMS KNEE TRACTION UNIT” for increase in knee joint space in patients with knee osteoarthritis : An observational Study : Global Journal for Research Analysis,2021;10(12):213-215. Click Here
Dr. Mrudula Shete, Dr. Deepak Anap . Mechanical diagnosis and therapy in patients with extremity problems: a systematic review: VIMS journal of Physical Therapy,2021;3(2):111-115. Click Here
Dr. Priyanka Jadhav . Effectiveness of structured physiotherapy intervention on Pain , Proprioception and balance in total knee Arthroplasty: single group pre and post test design: International journal of research and analytical reviews,2021;8(4):1-5. Click Here
Sanjaitha Jayaprakash, Deepak B. Anap . Prevalence Of Musculoskeletal Disorders In Patients Undergoing Haemodialysis in a Tertiary Care Hospital: A Cross-sectional study: International Journal of Clinical and Biomedical Research,2020;6(6):1-4. Click Here
Snehal Vitthal Naykodi,Deepak B. Anap, Rohan Kharde ,Abhijit D. Diwate . Prevalence of trismus in HNF Cancer patients undergoing radiation therapy: A cross-sectional study: International Journal of Clinical and Biomedical Research,2020;6(3):5-9. Click Here
Sanjaitha Jayaprakash,Dr.Deepak Anap. . Effectiveness of resistance training on functional strength and quality of life in patients undergoing haemodialysis: A systemic review. : VIMS JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL THERAPY,2020;2(2):64-75. Click Here
Dr. Apeksha Jayesh Pahade, Dr. Surendra K. Wani . Prevalence of Myofascial Trigger Points in Shoulder Girdle Muscles in Patients with Adhesive Capsulitis: International Journal of Science and Research.,2020;9(11):1020-1023. Click Here
Jadhav Priyanka, Anap Deepak. . Effectiveness of Balance Exercise Program in Total Knee Arthroplasty: Meta-Analysis. International Journal of Clinical and Biomedical Research: VIMSHSJ,2019;5(2):50-59. Click Here
Kuttan, V., Anap Deepak, Kachewar, S . Knee Osteoarthritis Revisited: But Only After KL Grading Is Tested: A Retrospective Analysis. : International Journal of Clinical and Biomedical Research,2019;5(2):9-13. Click Here
Surendra Kiran Wani, Rajani Mullerpatan . Surface Electromyograhic Activity of Shoulder Muscles among People with Type 2 Diabetes- A Case Control Study.: Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. ,2019;13(3):01-05. Click Here
S. K. Wani, R. P. Mullerpatan . Hand function in people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. International Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries.: International Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries,2019;39(1):523â€“527. Click Here
Purva Katariya, Dr. Deepak Anap, Victoria Kuttan . Immediate effect of instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization on hamstring muscle extensibility â€“ pre and post test design: VIMS J Physical Therapy,2019;1(1):49-54. Click Here
Akansha A. Bhale, Surendra K. Wani . \"Evaluation of shoulder kinesthesia in patients with unilateral Frozen shoulder\": International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences,2019;7(6):2187-2191. Click Here
S. K. Wani, R. P. Mullerpatan . Hand function in people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. International Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries.: International Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries,2018;39(2):523â€“527. Click Here
Ghodke Paneri,Wani Surendra. . A brief report on altered kinetics in patients with subacromial Impingement syndrome.: International Journal of Recent Scientific Research Research.,2018;9(2):23872-23873. Click Here
Bhagyashree K. Koli, Deepak B. Anap . Prevalence and severity of hamstring tightness among college student: A cross sectional study.: Int. j. clin. biomed. res.,2018;4(2):65-68. Click Here
Bhagyeshree K Koli, Dr.Deepak B Anap . Diabetic neuropathy and balance -a case study.: Vims journal of physiotherapy case reports. ,2018;2(1):83-86. Click Here
Jinal A Mamania, Dr.Deepak B Anap . Prevalance of Forward Head Posture amongst Physiotherapy Students: A cross sectional study.: International Journal of Clinical and Biomedical Research,2018;1(4):125-127. Click Here
Siddhi V. Jadhav, Swati Kadu, Abhijit D. Diwate . Effectiveness of pilates exercises on non-specific low back pain in nursing students and staff of a tertiary care teaching hospital and nursing college. : Int. j. clin. biomed. res,2018;4(2):35-37. Click Here
Disha Patni, Deepak B Anap, Jinal Mamania, Sushil Kachewar. . A scientific tale of a tattoo with a twist. : International Journal of Education and Research in Health Sciences,2017;3(4):236-239.. Click Here
Paneri Sandeep Ghodke, Dhiraj Shete, Deepak Anap . Prevalence of Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction in Postpartum Women-A Cross Sectional Study. : Journal of Physiotherapy & Physical Rehabilitation,2017;2(3):1-4. Click Here
Deepak B Anap, Subhash M Khatri . PHYSIOTHERAPY MANAGEMENT IN LUMBAR FACET JOINT SYNDROME: A SINGLE CASE STUDY: International Journal of Biomedical and Allied Health Research,2017;1(1):22-25. Click Here
Mamania, J. A., Anap, D. B., Tanksale, D . VALIDITY AND RELIABILITY OF â€™ON PROTRACTORâ€™ SMARTPHONE APPLICATION FOR MEASUREMENT OF CRANIOVERTEBRAL AND CRANIO-HORIZONTAL ANGLE: International Journal of Physiotherapy,2017;4(4):207-211. Click Here
Nikhil B. Shah,, Swati Kadu,Deepak B. Anap, Jinal A Mamania. . Overweight, a culprit affecting back endurance: a cross sectional study. : International Journal of Clinical and Biomedical Research,2017;3(3):18-21. Click Here
Hitav Someshwar,Dr.Deepak Anap, Dr. Sushil Kachewar. . Is osteoarthritis of knee a culprit for varus and valgus deformity? - A retrospective study. : International Journal of Current Research,2017;9(7):53601-53605. Click Here
Deepak B Anap, Subhash Khatri . No more Hidden Culprit: Lumbar Facet Syndrome. No more Hidden Culprit: Lumbar Facet Syndrome. : nternational Journal of Education and Research in Health Sciences,2017;3(1):60-61. Click Here
Mishra Neha Jayant, Mamania Jinal Atul, Anap Deepak B. . CONGENITAL TALIPES EQUINOVARUS-A CASE STUDY. : VIMS JOURNAL OF PHYSIOTHERAPY CASE REPORTS,2017;2(1):58-62. Click Here
Victoria. Kuttan , Dr Deepak Anap , Dr Sushil Kachewar . .Does the position of knee angle alter the muscle fiber size?: Indian Journal of Basic and Applied Medical Research,2017;6(2):405-411. Click Here
Victoria Kuttan, Dr. Deepak B Anap . Feasibility of Lateral Wedge Insole v/s Neutral Insole in combination With Neuromuscular Training on Pain and Function in patients with Medial Compartment Osteoarthritis of Knee â€“ a Pilot Double Blinded Randomized Control Trial: International Journal of Clinical and Biomedical Research,2017;8(4):213-224. Click Here
Dr. Deepak B Anap, Dr. Subhash M Khatri . Physiotherapy Management in lumbar facet joint syndrome: A single case study.: IJBAHR,2017;1(1):22-25. Click Here
Jinal A Mamania, Dr.Deepak B Anap, Dhanashree Tanksale . Validity and reliability of \"on Protractor\" smartphone Application for measurement of Craniovertebral and cranio-Horizontal angle.: Int J Physiother,2017;4(4):207-211. Click Here
Shreya Shah, Surendra Wani . Effect of virtual reality training on psychosocial factors after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a clinical trial. : Sch. J. App. Med. Sci,2017;5(5):1845-1850. Click Here
Gulanjkar Pooja, Surendra Wani . Comparison of the effect of Delorme and Macqueen strengthening protocol for improving quadriceps muscle strength in normal female individuals. International journal of physiotherapy and research. : Int J Physiother Res ,2017;5(3):2127-2132. Click Here
Joshi T M, Dr. Wani. S K, Dr. Shyam Ashok, Dr. Sancheti Parag . Immediate Effects of Two Different Types of Muscle Energy Techniques (MET) On Hamstring muscle flexibility in young healthy females: A Comparative Study: International Journal of Health Sciences & Research ,2017;7(5):159-164. Click Here
Kalyani VR, Wani S. K., Rairikar S, Shyam A, Sancheti P . Correlation of physical factors with musculoskeletal pain among physiotherapists. : Indian J Pain ,2017;31(1):50. Click Here
Wani S. K., Samal Subrat , Chaitali Thakkar & Nikhat Ansari . .Impact of Osteoarthritis of Knee on Quality of Life of an Individual: IJCMAAS,2016;9(2):72-77. Click Here
Wani S. K., Samal Subrat , Priyanka Ostwal & Rubiya Quazi.. . Prevalence of Anterior Head Translation in Patients with Neck Pain: IJCMAAS,2016;9(2):78-83. Click Here
Wakde Pooja, Anap Deepak B. . Effectiveness of integrated neuromuscular inhibitory technique in subÂ¬acute trapezitis: a single case study: VIMS journal of physiotherapy,2016;1(1):11-15. Click Here
Vasave Smita Yashvant, Anap Deepak B . Effectiveness of whirlpool based exercises in total knee replacement patients-a case series: Vims journal of physiotherapy ,2016;3(2):85-89. Click Here
Smita Yashvants Vasave, Dr. Deepak B. Anap . Prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders among sugarcane workers â€“ a cross sectional study: Indian Journal of Basic & Applied Medical Research,2016;5(4):752-758. Click Here
Sheetal Mahadik, Deepak Anap, Abhijit Diwate . Correlation of lumbosacral angle with core muscle endurance in patients with chronic low back painCorrelation of lumbosacral angle with core muscle endurance in patients with chronic low back pain: IJBAMR,2015;4(4):423-428. Click Here
Miss. Tejashree Bhoir, Dr. Deepak B. Anap, Dr. Abhijit Diwate . Prevalence of flat foot among 18 -25 years old physiotherapy students: cross sectional study : IJBAMR,2015;3(4):272-278. Click Here
Vrushali Jadhav, Deepak Anap . Effectiveness of Mulligans Mobilization with Conventional Physiotherapy in Knee â€“ A case series: Int J Clim and Biomed Res,2015;1(1):15-21. Click Here
Manjumala Roy, Deepak Anap . Is McKenzie method with core exercise effective for Patients with disc derangement? A Case Series: VIMS Health Sci Journal,2015;2(1):26-31. Click Here
Vrushali Jadhav, Deepak Anap . Short term effect of mobilization with movement in patient with knee osteoarthritis: a case study: IJBAMR,2015;4(3):76-85. Click Here
Dr. Vrushali S. Jadhav , Dr. Deepak Anap, Dr. Ashish Prabhakar, Dr. Abhijit Diwate . Effectiveness of Conservative Management in Stenosing Tenovaginitis: VIMSHSJ,2014;1(2):27-32. Click Here
Dr. Jayant Thipse, Dr. Deepak B. Anap, Dr. Dhiraj Shete, Dr. Abhijit Diwate . Prevalence of chronic facet arthropathy: a retrospective study: International Journal of research in Medical Sciences,2014;2(1):193-197. Click Here
Dr. Deepak B. Anap,Â Subhash Khatri,Â Dr. Zambre B.R . IS SUSTAINED NATURAL APOPHYSEAL GLIDES COMBINED WITH CONVENTIONAL PHYSIOTHERAPY EFFECTIVE FOR PATIENTS WITH FACET JOINT SYNDROME? â€“ A CASE SERIES: Int J Med Res Health Sci,2014;3(4):1066-1071. Click Here
Deepak Anap, Sushil Kachewar, Ashish Prabhakar, Abhijit Diwate, S. D. Ganvir . Lumbar rib: An uncommon causation of a common manifestation: Romanian Journal of Physical Therapy,2013;19(31):19-22. Click Here