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Dr. Sanjiv Kumar

Physiotherapy Department at KLES Dr. Prabhakar Kore Hospital & MRC is a model to meet the multifarious demands of referrals from specialties and private practitioners as well as the community through direct consultation. The most advanced physiotherapy department in North Karnataka region is replete with all the latest equipment, facilities and team of skilled and dedicated professionals. A total of 11 specialties namely Neuro Physiotherapy, Pediatric Physiotherapy, Orthopedic Physiotherapy, Orthopedic Manual Therapy, Cardio-pulmonary Physiotherapy, Community Physiotherapy, Sports Physiotherapy, OBG Physiotherapy, Oncology Physiotherapy, Geriatric Physiotherapy and Biomechanics cater to a vast spectrum of disorders. The faculties are trained in numerous assessment and treatment techniques such as Integrated manual therapy, Neuro-developmental therapy, Kinetic chain activation technique, Upper and lower quadrant Neuro-dynamics, Brain gym, Prechtl’s GMA, BSID III, ASQ III, DASII, IASTM tool training- M2T, cupping, jade stone, ICF- facilitator, Lactation rehabilitation, transvaginal and transrectal rehabilitation, Antenatal and post-natal rehabilitation, Pilates, Matrix Rhythm therapy, Aquatic Therapy, Oncovaginal rehabilitation, lymphedema therapy, dementia training, MOCA assessor, etc.

The faculty continuously engages in research activities to promote evidence based treatment and have published 398 articles in various national and international indexed journals. As part of research and innovations a total of 19 assessment and treatment tools have been developed, 4 copyrights have been awarded, 15 are under process, 8 patents have been published so far. The faculty have also received over 87 accolades and recognition for their services provided to the field of physiotherapy.

Features – availability of Advanced Therapy

  • Shockwave Therapy
  • Matrix Rhythm Therapy
  • Pneumatic compression
  • EMG Biofeedback
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Perineometer
  • Harness treadmill
  • Whole body vibration
  • Cryo-compress therapy
  • Transcranial direct current stimulation (TDCS)
  • IASTM tools – Jade stone, Cupping, M2T blade
  • Percussion gun
  • Functional electrical stimulation
  • Electrical stimulation – Russian, IFT, TENS
  • Ultrasound Therapy
  • Microwave/longwave
  • Fitness and exercise equipment
  • Virtual Reality Therapy
  • Pressure biofeedback

Diagnostic & Evaluation tools

  • Isokinetic assessment and training
  • Body composition analyser
  • Gait laboratory
  • Fall risk assessment
  • Cardio respiratory fitness testing
  • Balance master- balance testing
  • BSID III, BSID IV, BOT-2, PDMS 2, DASII, Prechtl’s GMA
  • Sports testing
  • GSR
  • VO2 Max Analyser
  • Posturography
  • Dynamometer
  • Flexicurve


  • Motor relearning Therapy
  • Neuro Developmental Therapy
  • Reaction time trainer
  • Sensory Integration
  • Balance training with virtual reality, Proprioception and Vestibular rehabilitation
  • Mobilization and manipulation,
  • Pilates
  • Instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization, MFR, NMT, PRT, ART
  • Pelvic floor rehabilitation
  • Manual Lymphatic drainage
  • Palliative care
  • Frailty rehabilitation
  • Sarcopenia rehabilitation
  • On and off-season sports training, Fitness training and Sports rehabilitation
  • Cardiac and pulmonary rehab
  • Functional re-education, gait training.
  • Posture-control, re-education and training.
  • Mental Imagery training
  • PNF,
  • Sensory rehabilitation
  • Movement therapy
  • Burns rehabilitation
  • Pre, peri and post-natal care, Lactation rehab
  • Community based, therapy on wheel and domiciliary services.

  • Neurological conditions – Physiotherapy management for Stroke, Spinal Cord Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Parkinson’s disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Bell’s Palsy, Ataxia, Peripheral nerve injuries, Post neuro surgical conditions, Vestibular dysfunction,
  • Pediatric conditions – congenital and acquired neuro developmental delay, Cardio respiratory, Musculoskeletal, Hematological and Oncological conditions Cerebral Palsy, Autism, Down’s syndrome, Guillian Barre syndrome, Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy,
  • Musculoskeletal injuries, Degenerative disorders-osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, spondylo-arthropathies, Low back pain, neck pain, joint pain, Muscle imbalance, posture problems, Post fracture rehabilitation, post amputation rehabilitation, Joint stiffness Spinal conditions-Sciatica, radiculopathies, Joint dysfunctions
  • Sports injuries and rehabilitation – Knee, ankle, hip, and shoulder, elbow, and wrist soft tissue injuries.
  • Oncological conditions – pre/post-operative rehabilitation
  • Gynecological, obstetric, urological and sexual dysfunction
  • CVTS – Pre & post–operative- respiratory, cardiac, vascular complications, Immobility related complications,
  • Cumulative trauma disorder, management of ageing population.


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