Physiotherapy Course

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Introduction
Overview & Department Details

The Bachelor of Physiotherapy program shall be under the Faculty of physiotherapy. The name of the Degree program shall be Bachelor of Physiotherapy (or, Bachelor of Physical Therapy) – The Faculty of Physiotherapy is Marwadi University’s foray into creating the finest healthcare professionals for the country. With the support of knowledgeable academicians, superlative top management, and strong clinical practice, we are confident of making a mark in this prestigious profession.
Faculty of physiotherapy Marwadi institute builds a professional to play a role in health promotion and treatment of the injury. They gain in-depth knowledge of the body and how it works with specialized hands-on clinical skills to assess, diagnose and treat symptoms of disease, illness, and disability.

Our Vision: To be recognized as the best in education, and clinical practice in the field of Physiotherapy.

Our Mission: 

  • To deliver world-class, cross-disciplinary, and quality education in the field of Physiotherapy through a well-devised and synchronized delivery structure and system.
  • To serve the patients/clients with efficient and cost-effective care with professional and ethical standards of Physiotherapy practice.
  • To foster knowledgeable, responsible, and skilled professionals.

About
Program

  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy – B.P.T. (4½ Year Degree Course)

EDUCATIONAL
OBJECTIVE

The purpose of this curriculum is to delineate the cognitive, affective, and psychomotor skills deemed essential for the completion of this programme. At the completion of this course, the student should be –

  1. Able to perform as a competent physiotherapist who will be able to examine, evaluate, diagnose, plan, execute and document physiotherapy treatment independently or along with the multidisciplinary team.
  2. Able to evaluate patients for impairments and functional limitations and able to execute all routine physiotherapeutic procedures as per the evaluation.
  3. Able to operate and maintain physiotherapy equipment used in the treatment of a patient, Physiotherapy treatment planning (both electrotherapy and exercise therapy) & procedures independently.
  4. Able to provide patient education about various physiotherapeutic interventions to the patient and caregivers.
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EXPERT MATRIX

EXPERT MATRIX

  • We have 500+ faculty that includes 110+ PhD faculty.
  • Courses taught by experts and designed specifically to improve English language skills and subject knowledge required for a successful entrepreneurial journey.
  • The Academic Team comprises of accomplished scientists, researchers, innovators, and entrepreneurs. Marwadi University hosts the highest number of PhD faculty in Gujarat

360 DEGREE EDUCATION MODEL

360 DEGREE EDUCATION MODEL

  • A structured 3-tier programme to ensure that students acquire necessary soft-skills and professional attributes that elevate their employability index.
  • Hands-on experience with campus placement drives which give students exposure and insights into the industry and breed confidence.
  • Rigorous training programmes to upgrade and innovate the teaching methodologies to help faculty stay a step ahead in the dynamic field of education.

SPECIAL LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER

SPECIAL LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER

This Department is dedicated to continuously upgrading faculty and students, believing that learning is a continuous process. It also conducts regular workshops to strengthen soft-skills and all-round growth. Some of them are:-

– Special Training Programmes for professional soft-skills development
– Classroom management skill programmes
– Research and professional growth programmes
– Advanced technology training programmes
– Mentorship and counseling training programmes
– Work and life balance programmes
– Project-based learning modules and workshops

SCOPE OF
EMPLOYMENT

Physiotherapists play an integral part in the healthcare sector and hence are required in all hospitals. The main options are:

  • Community Health Centres
  • Mental Health Centres
  • Nursing Homes/Private Care Centres
  • Rehabilitation Centres
  • Senior citizen centres
  • Sports Clinics
  • Fitness Centres, Health Clubs, gymnasium
  • Sanatoriums
  • Government Hospitals & Nursing homes
  • The Institute of Physically Handicapped
  • Defence Establishments
  • Teaching Establishments & Research centres
  • Private Practice

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • As per the rules of Admission Committee for Professional Medical Educational Courses of Gujarat and/or Government of Gujarat
  • A candidate applying for the degree of B.P.T being eligible for admission to the Physiotherapy College affiliated to UGC recognised University must have passed the Higher Secondary (10+2) or equivalent examination recognised by any Indian University or a duly constituted Board and passed in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English.

Or

  • Candidates who have studied abroad and have passed the equivalent examination as per the guidelines of the Association of Indian Universities to determine the eligibility and must have passed in the subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English up to 12th Standard level.
  • He /She has attained the age of 17 years as on 31st December of the concerned year.
  • He/she should furnish at the time of submission of the application form, a certificate of Physical fitness from a registered medical practitioner that the candidate is physically fit to undergo a Physiotherapy course.
  • A candidate fulfilling the above requirements will be provisionally admitted in the First Year of B.P.T Degree Programme, as per the rules of Admission Committee for Professional Medical Educational Courses of Gujarat and/or Government of Gujarat.

 

STUDENT
OUTCOMES

At the end of the program, graduates shall be able to…

  1. Do independent physiotherapy assessment and treatment for patient/client.
  2. Work in conjunction with a multidisciplinary team to diagnose and treat movement dysfunctions as per red and yellow flags.
  3. Develop skills for physical & functional diagnosis, treatment planning, management, and administration of physiotherapy treatment for patient support.
  4. Find employment opportunities in Hospitals/Nursing homes/Sports Teams/Fitness Centres /Community Rehabilitation centres/Health planning boards/Health promotions services/Special Schools/Education Institutes/Industrial Sectors in both private and public sectors as well as in independent physiotherapy clinics.
  5. Pursue further qualifications to attain a senior position in the professional field and to keep abreast with the recent advances and new technology.
  6. Communicate effectively and flexibly in a manner that is appropriate for the patients and other healthcare professionals.
  7. Acquaint with the basics of research, and involve in the research process.
  8. Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the Physiotherapy practice as provided by national and state council.

PHYSIOTHERAPY
LABS

  • Anatomy Lab
  • Physiology Lab
  • Exercise Therapy Lab
  • Electrotherapy Lab
  • Out-patient Physiotherapy Department
  • Department of Neuro Physiotherapy
  • Department of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy
  • Department of Cardiovascular and Respiratory Physiotherapy
  • Department of Community Physiotherapy

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LAB

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Electrotherapy
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Principal’s Message

It is my pleasure to introduce the Faculty of Physiotherapy at Marwadi University, Rajkot. Today, Physiotherapists are key players in the health care delivery system in India. They help in restoring and improving movements, keeping patients healthy, fit and active, thereby improving the quality of life. They also play an important role in avoiding surgery and long term use of medications.

The faculty of Physiotherapy – Marwadi University is equipped with modern technology for teaching and research. We provide our students with a very conducive environment to pursue their career & fulfil their dreams.

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– Dr. Ashish Kakkad

Our
Faculties

  • Dr Ashish Kakkad
    Dr Ashish Kakkad Professor

    Specialisation: MPT – Neurological conditions, Ph.D.

    He passed his BPT and MPT both from Government Physiotherapy College, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad. He has done his PhD from RK University, Rajkot. He has a total of 10+ years of teaching experience. He has published one book “Fundamental of electrotherapy and Biomedical Physics” under Jaypee International Publication. He has also launched one mobile application in the Google Play store named “Stroke recovery predictor” For the prognosis of stroke recovery. He has published 25+ research papers. His area of interest is Electrodiagnosis. He is a recognised PhD guide.

  • Dr. Yagnik Dave (PT)
    Dr. Yagnik Dave (PT) Assistant Professor

    Specialisation: MPT–Cardiopulmonary Conditions, Ph.D. Scholar

    He has completed his BPT & MPT from Saurashtra University. He has published 9+ publications in national and international journals. He has taken part in the Board of studies for Physiotherapy. He has specialized interests in Rehabilitation of Cardiopulmonary and Respiratory disorder patients. He has attended and presented posters and papers in various state and national level conferences. Dr. Yagnik has done certified workshops and has expertise in Muscle Energy Technique and differential mechanical & radiological diagnosis in the field of Physiotherapy.

  • DR. RAHUL CHHATLANI (PT)
    DR. RAHUL CHHATLANI (PT) ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

    Specialisation: MPT-Neuromuscular Conditions, Ph.D. Scholar

    He has completed his BPT & MPT from Shri K.K. Sheth Physiotherapy College, Saurashtra University. He has published 15 articles in renowned National and International Physiotherapy Journals. He has taken part in the Board of studies for Physiotherapy. He has attended many national and state-level conferences, seminars and CME. Dr. Rahul has done certified workshops and has expertise in Spinal Cord Injury Patients Rehabilitation, Myofascial Release, and Positional Release Therapy.

  • DR. KALYANEE JIVRAJANI (PT)
    DR. KALYANEE JIVRAJANI (PT) ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

    Specialisation: MPT-Cardiopulmonary Conditions

    She has done her BPT and MPT from Shri KK Sheth Physiotherapy College, Rajkot under Saurashtra University.She has topped in her Undergraduate and Postgraduate studies. She has taken part in various state and national level physiotherapy conferences and presented papers and posters. She has even secured an Academic Excellence Award at !0th National Physiotherapy Summit in 2019. She is interested in rehabilitation of Cardiopulmonary patients.

  • DR. SHAHRUKHKHAN CHAUHAN (PT)
    DR. SHAHRUKHKHAN CHAUHAN (PT) ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

    Specialisation: MPT- Musculoskeletal Conditions & Sports

    He has done his BPT from Government Physiotherapy College, Jamnagar. He has done his MPT from Shri KK Sheth Physiotherapy College, Rajkot. He is having great experience of doing the Triage assessment of the patients directly after the Road traffic accidents. He has a specialized interest in assessing and treating sports injuries. He is keen in treating musculoskeletal injuries in the most effective manner.

  • DR.PHALAK P. BUCH (PT)
    DR.PHALAK P. BUCH (PT) ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

    Specialisation: MPT – Sports Sciences

    She has done her BPT from Government Physiotherapy College Jamnagar, Saurashtra University and MPT from Government Physiotherapy College Ahmedabad, Gujarat University. She has experience of working in Covid-19 ICU and Wards as PT in Civil Hospital Ahmadabad during both waves. She has taken part in various national conferences and presented poster, study and has done case presentations on international platform. She has completed 80+ online certificate courses from various reputed international universities including WHO on sports, physiotherapy, personal development, mental health etc with 3 specializations and has FIFA Diploma in Sports Medicine. She is particularly interested in Pediatrics including rehab of neonates, specially abled kids and management of child with clubfoot and Complete Sports Rehabilitation including conditioning, injury prevention and post injury rehabilitation of seasoned and recreational players. She is keen in evaluating and providing best possible treatment to variety of cases and patients.

  • DR. HIREN CHHATRALA (PT)
    DR. HIREN CHHATRALA (PT) CLINICAL PHYSIOTHERAPIST

    He is a graduate from Lakshmi College, Rajiv Gandhi University, Manglore. He has 12+ years of clinical experience. He is a certified Manual Therapy practitioner. His area of interest is in Physiotherapy treatment of geriatric, orthopedic and sports injury patients.

  • DR. ZARANA CHHAG (PT)
    DR. ZARANA CHHAG (PT) CLINICAL PHYSIOTHERAPIST

    She has done her BPT from K. K. Sheth Physiotherapy College, Saurashtra University. She has 11 years of experience as Physiotherapist. She was licensed PT in Dubai, UAE. She has worked in many reputed multispecialty hospitals of Rajkot. She is certified Mulligan Mobilization Practitioner. She has interest in treating patients of all age group and different conditions.

  • Dr. Anjali Acharya (PT)
    Dr. Anjali Acharya (PT) CLINICAL PHYSIOTHERAPIST

    She has completed her BPT from Saurashtra University. She has treated many musculoskeletal, neurological and pediatric patients. She has taken part in various regional and national level conferences. She is interested in rehabilitation of musculoskeletal, geriatric and pediatric patients.

Bachelor of Physiotherapist Course Details

Research

  • Dr. Ashish Kakkad has 25 research papers, 1 book and 3 book chapters.
  • Dr. Yagnik Dave has 9 publications, 3 papers and 1 poster presentation.
  • Dr. Rahul Chhatlani has 15 Paper publications, 1 book chapter and 1 poster presentation.

Industry association
MoU

Sr. No. Name of Organization/Institute Address MoU Type MoU Leader
1 Christ Hospital Rajkot Academic Ashish Kakkad
2 Braintism Hospital Rajkot Academic Ashish Kakkad
3 Shiv Orthopaedic Hospital Rajkot Academic Ashish Kakkad
4 Ramkrishna Ashram Physiotherapy dept Rajkot Academic Ashish Kakkad
5 Nebula orthosys Rajkot Industry Ashish Kakkad
6 Shree Panchnath Hospital Rajkot Academic Ashish Kakkad
7 Olympus Hospital Rajkot Academic Ashish Kakkad
8 Shree Prabhukrupa Hospital Rajkot Academic Ashish Kakkad

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Stories

PLACEMENT IN SWIGGY AS OPERATIONAL MANAGER FOR ENTIRE WEST REGION.
Every year, we have around 150+ renowned companies visiting Marwadi University for campus recruitment. The education and training that we receive at Marwadi University give us an edge in the market. We are so well trained by our Learning and development department and Placement cell who work hand-in-hand, equipping us with all 21st-century skills. I was recruited in campus interview and currently, I am placed in Bangalore for my internship training. Thanks to Marwadi University, I have begun very well – and as they say, ‘Well begun is half done’, right?

DHRUMIL KOTAK – MBA, MARKETING – 2019

PLACEMENT IN ZOMATO AS REGIONAL MANAGER - 2019.
I joined Marwadi University in 2015. From that day my journey to grow and thrive began. My faculty has played a pivotal role in carving my destiny. Our ‘Learning and Development Department’ trained us with 21st-century soft skills – a must in today’s jobmarket. Thank you, Noor Ali Sir, you made our language classes stimulating. Through our Marwadi Placement Department I started my career as a subordinate in Zomato – but thanks to the skills I learned at Marwadi – within 21 days I was promoted to the post of a regional manager in ‘Zomato’. And my package is a whopping 6 lakh+.  Thank you, MU and the placement cell, – who helped me at every juncture.

RITUL SHARMA PASSED MECHANICAL ENGINEERING IN 2019

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