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INPTRA Conference 2017

I was lucky to receive a scholarship to attend INPTRA conference in Cape Town on June 30 and July 1, 2017. This is a focused meeting of physiotherapy regulators from all over the world and issues regarding physiotherapy regulation, education, accreditation etc are discussed. Find the summary of the presentation of day 1 and day […]

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Patient-Specific Functional Scale (PSFS)- Nepali version

Patient Specific Functional Scale (PSFS) is one of the most frequently used outcome measures to assess physical function in individuals with musculoskeletal pain conditions. It is an easy to use measure because it only asks patients three to five items that they find difficulty doing on a scale of 0 to 10. As patients choose […]

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Pain Rating Scales- Nepali versions

Pain rating scales Different measures exist to assess intensity of pain which are suited for different individuals based on age, education and culture. Read this previous blog on different measures for assessment of pain intensities. They are translated and adapted to assess pain intensity in Nepalese with pain. Numerical Pain Rating Scales are among the […]

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दुखाई सम्बन्धी सर्वेक्षणमा भाग लिनुहोस्

जीवनको कुनै न कुनै समयमा सबैलाई शरीर दुख्ने समस्याले सताउँछ । हरेक ५ जनामा १ जनालाई भने लामो अवधीसम्म (३ महिना भन्दा बेसि) दुख्ने गर्छ । यो लामो समयसम्म दुख्ने समस्याले मानसिक तथा सामाजिक रूपमा पनि असर पारेको हुन सक्छ । अथवा मानसिक र सामाजिक कारणले पनि धेरै मानिसहरुलाई दुखाई सम्बन्धी समस्या हुन सक्छ । […]

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Research Assistant Wanted

Want to Gain Quality Experience in Research? Join us to work in Research related to Chronic Pain. If you are a motivated physiotherapist interested in research and willing to advance career in research, here is the opportunity for an accelerated experience in research. You will be trained in research methodology at the same time get […]

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Summary of IFOMPT 2016

I was among the lucky three in the world to be supported by IFOMPT (International Federation of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists) and Glasgow city with international bursary award to attend IFOMPT 2016 conference in Glasgow this year between 4th – 8th July. I waited for this conference for 4 years after the last one in […]

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Consensus statement on Patellofemoral pain: Part 1

Patellofemoral pain (PFP) is a common condition of the knee that is characterized by the pain behind and around the patella. It is present in 7 – 28% of population and is slightly more common in women. As different researchers define the condition differently in their research, so do the clinicians. This results in difference […]

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Reflecting on the Nepali year 2072

I wanted to summarize my past year on the (English) new year 2016 but got really busy. Now I shouldn’t blame it on busy-ness for not having enough time. So, I’m doing it in the Nepali new year 2073. Nepali year 2072 was not a good year for Nepal and Nepalese. We had catastrophic earthquakes […]

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Initiative to develop outcome measures in Nepal

Outcome measures are really important aspects of any practices in health care system. For example, vital signs are routinely assessed in patients admitted in hospital; e.g., temperature, respiratory rate, pulse rate and blood pressure. These are very important to assess the condition of a patient and now is an established rule. Prognosis of the patient […]

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Reflection on the “Mulligan Concept” Workshop

It is very important for all clinicians to reflect on things that we learn may it be by undertaking a course or what our patients teach us every day in the clinic. By reflection, I mean, analyzing what did I learn, what is good about this, how can I use this in my patients, how […]

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