Mangalore February 27, 2008: The Department of Physiotherapy, Father Muller Medical College is organizing Two day workshop on “Physiotheraphy Management of people with Spinal Cord Injuries” on 29 of February and 1st of March at Father Muller Medical College Hospital. Dr. Lisa Harvey senior Lecturer from the University of Sydney, Australia is the resource person.
Approximately 15 lakh people in India live with Spinal Cord Injury and number is seen to be increasing rapidly, targeting males between the ages of 16-30 years. The diagnosis of spinal cord injury can be devastating and frightening to trauma victims and their families. Hence, Rehabilitation plays a significant role in long term care and community based lifestyle modification.
This workshop is expected to develop problem solving skills for superior rehabilitation of persons with Spinal Cord Injuries, as well as’ provide practical advise with in an evidence based background for both a beginner as well as an Experienced specialist.
According to the press release rehabilitation specialists from the south Indian states are also expected to attend the workshop. Capt Ganesh Karnik, Member of legislative council, Kanataka will Inaugurate the workshop on 29th at 9am at Conference hall, Father Muller Medical College Hospital, said the release.
Rev. Fr. Patrick Rordrislues, Director, Father Muller Charitable Institute, will preside over the Function, Mr. Pravin Aaron,Chairman Board of Studies, RGUHS, Bangalore, will be the guest of Honor.