About Me[edit | edit source]
My name is Vidya V Acharya. I am a physiotherapist with a post-graduation in Neuro-physiotherapy.
My Role at Physiopedia[edit | edit source]
I started as a volunteer at Physiopedia in March 2018. My role at Physiopedia is to update Physiopedia Pages with new and evidence-based research.
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Education[edit | edit source]
Masters of Physiotherapy in Neurophysiotherapy field from Seth G.S.Medical College & King Edward Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, (University of Mumbai)-2005
Bachelor of Physiotherapy from College of Physiotherapy, Pune.(University of Pune)-2001
Professional Affiliations[edit | edit source]
Member of Indian Association of Physiotherapists.
Publications[edit | edit source]
The paper 'To study the effect of mental practice on one leg standing balance in an elderly population' is published in the journal Physiotherapy, The Journal of the Indian Association of Physiotherapists-April 2006, Vol.2-Issue:1 and in Indian Journal of Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy - An International Journal-2013, Vol.7-Issue: 1
Also presented the scientific paper on this study in the 44th Annual Conference of Indian Association of Physiotherapists- January 2006, held at Ahmedabad, India and received 2nd best paper prize.
Activities & interests[edit | edit source]
Playing badminton, running, playing the piano.
Contributions[edit | edit source]
- Antiretrovirals and HIV
- Promoting Health and Wellness
- Infrared Therapy
- Clonus of the Ankle Test
- Inverted Supinator Test
- Clinical Frailty Scale
- Rehabilitation Governance (Understanding Rehabilitation Content Development Project)
- Canine Hindlimb Anatomy
- Contracture Management in Spinal Cord Injury
- Cultural Competence and Access to Healthcare for Displaced Persons(PREP Content Development Project)