Jamia Hamdard organizes a national level webinar on Basic Concepts of Dry Needling And Examination And Manual Therapy Of Lumbopelvic Complex

New Delhi: A webinar on “Basic Concepts Of Dry Needling And Examination And Manual Therapy Of Lumbopelvic Complex” was organized by Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Jamia Hamdard (JH) in collaboration with Physiotherapy Department of Jaipur National University (JNU)

The webinar was attended by clinicians, academicians and students from all over India which were more than 500 in number. The webinar was addressed by the Head, Department of Rehab. Sciences, JH, Prof. Ona P Desai and Head, Department of physiotherapy, JNU, Dr Atul Singh.

They emphasized the importance of such webinars for the upliftment of the profession, especially during the lockdown. Jamia Hamdard is committed to utilizing all ICT platforms optimally, skilled development programs and joint collaborations with universities and hospitals. Dean, Prof. Dr Manju Chugani addressed the participants with her words of encouragement and appreciation for all the attendee.

The webinar was divided into two key sessions:

The first session was on the introduction on the role of Dry Needling in Rehabilitation, which was taken over by Dr Deepak Malhotra (PT), Assistant Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Jamia Hamdard. He enlightened the students with the key principles of the technique and demonstrated the stepwise procedure for administration of the technique along with its precautions, indications and contraindications.

The second speaker of the day was Dr Himanshu Mathur (PT), Assistant Professor, JNU. He focused on the clinical assessment of the lumbopelvic spine and how a detailed assessment can lead to accurate diagnosis and faster recovery. He also demonstrated techniques of manual therapy to treat pathologies of the lumbopelvic spine.  After the completion of both the sessions, the speakers answered questions regarding any queries related to the two topics.

The webinar ended with a vote of thanks by Dr Kalpana Zutshi (PT) to all the keynote speakers for sharing their valuable insights, Dr Prachi Tiwari (PT), Dr Nahid Khan (PT), Dr Sahar Zaidi(PT for coordinating this webinar as well as the participants for their overwhelming response.

The Department intends to organize more such webinars in future so that students can gain maximum knowledge and exposure.