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Physiotherapy in Nepal – A view from an external eye

I am currently in the midst of spending 3 weeks in the Physiotherapy Department of the Dhulikel Hospital and Kathmandu University School of Medical Sciences. Although there have been physiotherapists living and working in Nepal for a number of years I would have to say that physiotherapy as a profession is very much in it’s […]

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Volunteer needed for “Pain Research” in Nepal

सौरब शर्मा “दुखाई” सम्बन्धि बिषयको सर्वेक्ष्यणमा इच्छुक छन् | उनिले हालै नेपाली हरु मा दुखाई सम्बन्धि अनुसन्धान गर्न प्रतिष्ठित “International Association for Study of Pain (IASP)” मार्फत प्रोत्साहन पाएका छन् जुन नेपालमा प्रथम पटक हो | यस्तो ऐतिहासिक अनुसन्धान मा सौरबलाई सहयोग गरी हौसला प्रदान गर्नुहोस् | यदि तपाई (१) नेपाली हुनुहुन्छ र नेपली राम्ररी […]

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We got it published in JOSPT!!!

Earthquake in Nepal this year was a Disaster in its true form. With many killed, plenty injured and disabled, houses collapsed, which followed by ongoing aftershocks and other disasters such as floods and landslides. We shared our experiences regarding the disaster management as physical therapists with Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy (JOSPT) on […]

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Coping with #NepalEarthquake- Part II

  Disaster such as earthquake comes unannounced. Every individual who experience this, will go through some form of distress or trauma may it be physical, social or psychological or emotional. Different individuals cope with this in different ways. Some individuals get back to normal without external support, where as some require medical or psychological therapies. […]

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Nepal Earthquake – A physiotherapy student’s perspective: Part I

  Background: The 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Nepal on 25th April, 2015, 11:56 am local time, left more than 8,000 dead, 19,000 injured and those who managed to escape unscratched are traumatized to say the least. Two hundred and eighty nine aftershocks of magnitude ≥4 ML followed (until May 29, 2015) with an aftershock of […]

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#NepalEarthquake- An Experience

Big earthquake of 7.8 Richter scale that occurred in Nepal on 25th April 2015 devastated the lives of many. With countless aftershakes, another big shake of 7.3 Richter scale added to the existing damage in terms of human lives, physical and psychological trauma, with catastrophic feelings and fear of tremors. Although the intensity of earthquake […]

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