'Karunya', the voluntary unit, run by the contribution of teaching faculty of NIPT donated a pair of Foot Drop Splint on 31st January 2022, to a 53-year-old male patient diagnosed with bilateral foot drop and foot ulcer admitted in the general ward of Justice K S Hegde Charitable Hospital.
Prof (Dr) Purusotham Chippala, along with other teaching faculty, Mr. Vivek Vijayan Menon, Mr. Eswar Prasad, and Coordinator of Karunya, Ms. Shilna Rani were present....
Nitte Institute of Physiotherapy has stepped into its Silver Jubilee Year in 2022. To celebrate this milestone, a commemorative logo was released on 4th January by Mr. Vishal Hegde, Pro-Chancellor (Administration). Congratulating the Institute on achieving this milestone, he said the Institute needs to remember and acknowledge the efforts put in by all those who helped build the Institute to what it is today. He wished the Institute luck and said that it was necessary now for Team NIPT to plan for the coming years.
Eminent Physiotherapist and Chief Instructor of the Institute of Manual Therapy, Prof. Syed Rais Rizvi, in his address cheered Team NIPT and wished the Institute every ...
To start off the Silver Jubilee year on a dynamic note, a two-day hands-on workshop on 'Therapeutic Taping' was organised by Nitte Institute of Physiotherapy on 4th & 5th January 2022 at Chintana Hall, Justice K S Hegde Charitable Hospital. A warm welcome address was delivered by Prof (Dr) Dhanesh Kumar K U, Principal. Eminent Physiotherapist and Chief Instructor at the Institute of Manual Therapy and Taping (IMTT), Prof. Syed Rais Rizvi, was the resource person for the workshop. The workshop was designed to deliver hands-on training in areas of rigid taping, clinical applications of athletic taping, Kinesio-taping and its applications. A transcript bearing the course accomplishments...Read More
Nitte Institute of Physiotherapy organized a Frontier Lecture on 'Case Report Publication for Physiotherapists' on 10th November 2021. The resource person was an eminent researcher, Prof Waqar M Naqvi, Founder and Director, Human Edutech Platform, Nagpur, and former Professor, MGM College of Physiotherapy, Aurangabad.
The event commenced with a welcome address by Prof (Dr) Dhanesh Kumar K U, Principal, NIPT who stressed the importance of research and publication in physiotherapy and the growing need for quality research.
An interactive and informative talk was delivered by Prof (Dr) Naqvi, who explained the technicalities and methods of research. His talk energised th...
The Publication Cell of Nitte Institute of Physiotherapy conducted a Frontier Lecture on "Academic Writing" on 30th September 2021 at the Institute premises.
The event began with an introduction by Dr Saumya Srivastava, Associate Professor, NIPT. The opening remarks and welcome address were delivered by Prof (Dr) Dhanesh Kumar K U, Principal, NIPT, where he emphasized the importance of writing a technical or scientific paper.
The Speaker for the day was Dr Purusotham Chippala, Professor, NIPT, who spoke at length on the process of Academic Writing, and the various software that assists in writing a research paper.
A total of 50 postgraduate students attended ...
Nitte Institute of Physiotherapy organized a guest lecture for teaching faculty on 'Technical Difficulties in Teaching Learning' in association with Padmashree Institute of Physiotherapy, Bangalore on 1st September 2021.
Dr Saumya Srivastava, IQAC coordinator, welcomed the resource person Dr Pravin Aaron, Principal, Padmashree Institute of Physiotherapy. The session comprised of tips on making attractive PowerPoint presentations, explanations on how and when to have remote access on desktop, and dealing with technical glitches on Google Meet and Zoom.
The participants found the session interactive and fruitful.
Prof (Dr) Dhanesh Kumar K U, Principal, NIPT pre...
Nitte Institute of Physiotherapy conducted a 'Virtual Orientation Program' for the Masters students on September 1st, 2021.
Dr Pravin Aaron, Principal, Padmashree Institute of Physiotherapy, Bangalore & Chairman, Physiotherapy Board of Studies - RGUHS addressed the new students about the importance of ethics, principles and good conduct in life.
Prof (Dr) Dhanesh Kumar KU, Principal, welcomed the students and Dr. Purusotham Chippala, Professor NIPT addressed them. The vote of thanks was proposed by Dr Saumya Srivastava, Associate Professor, NIPT.
Dr Saumya Srivastava also introduced all the teaching faculty to students. Dr Rashmitha A P explained the ru...
Nitte Institute of Physiotherapy organized a webinar on 'Good Research Practice during the Pandemic' in association with the University of Santo Tomas (UST), Manila, the Philippines on 16th July 2021 in its endeavor to empower research practices during the pandemic.
The opening remarks were by IQAC Coordinator Dr. Saumya Srivastava, following which Principal, Prof (Dr) Dhanesh Kumar K U welcomed the resource persons.
The keynote address was delivered by Prof (Dr) M Shantharam Shetty, Pro-Chancellor, who spoke of the significance of research and emphasized the role of physiotherapy and other medical sciences in research and collaborative activities. He also spoke of th...
A webinar on 'Virtual Reality and Exergaming in Physiotherapy' was organized by Nitte Institute of Physiotherapy in association with University of Santo Tomas, Philippines on July 1st, 2021 via Zoom. An illuminating preamble was delivered by Dr. Saumya Srivastava, IQAC coordinator. An exuberant welcome address was delivered by Prof. (Dr.) Dhanesh Kumar K U, Principal, NIPT. A percipient and enlightening keynote address was delivered by Prof. (Dr.) Satheesh Kumar Bhandary, Vice-Chancellor, Nitte DU. The Resource Person for the session was the zestful and dynamic Dr. Donald Manlapaz, Assistant Professor in Physiotherapy from University of Santo Tomas. He elucidated the participants on the impo...Read More
On the occasion of International Day of Yoga, a webinar on "Revive, Restore, Rejuvenate: Yoga in COVID-19 Recovery" was organized by Nitte Institute of Physiotherapy in association with Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana (Deemed University), Bangalore on 21st June 2021.
The webinar began with Dr Saumya Srivastava, IQAC Coordinator NIPT, welcoming the delegates to the webinar. Dr Dhanesh Kumar KU, Principal, NIPT delivered the keynote address.
The Speakers for the webinar were Dr Drithi B Reddy and Dr Sureshbabu, both Asst. Professors at Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana , Bangalore who spoke on the practical aspects of Yogic Management in COVID-19...
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Founders Day, the birth anniversary of Justice K S Hegde was celebrated through song, dance and screening of documentaries at Nitte Institute of Physiotherapy (NIPT).
Delivering the keynote address, Principal, Dr Dhanesh Kumar K U, spoke of the life and achievements of Justice K S Hegde and the birth of the Nitte Education Trust.
The online session was moderated by Dr Saumya Srivastava, IQAC Coordinator for NIPT. Dr Rashmitha A P, NSS Program Officer of NIPT coordinated the program and delivered the vote of thanks....
World Environment Day was celebrated at Nitte Institute of Physiotherapy (NIPT) on 5th June 2021 at the Institute premises.
The theme for 2021 being 'Restoration of Ecosystem - Reimagine. Recreate. Restore', events such as installation of the Pot Compost Unit and Bird Feeder Units were held.
Dr Dhanesh Kumar K U, Principal, NIPT installed the 'Pot Compost Unit' and Dr. Saumya Srivastava, IQAC Coordinator, NIPT explained the methods of segregating, recycling, and composting organic waste.
Following this, Bird Feeder Units were placed adjacent to the college building. All the teaching and non-teaching faculty of NIPT were present. Ms Shilna Rani P, Assistant Pr...
World Health Day was celebrated at Nitte Institute of Physiotherapy on 7th April 2021. Prof. Dr. Dhanesh Kumar K U welcomed the gathering. Prof. Dr. Mallikarjunaiah H S, Principal, Acharya's NR Institute of Physiotherapy, Bangalore delivered a frontier lecture on 'Building a fairer & healthier world for everyone. He shared his knowledge regarding the importance of self-control, psychosocial health and physical health through an interactive session with the students.
An essay writing competition on the topic 'My role in building a fairer and healthier world for everyone' was held as part of the celebration. The event was coordinated by Ms. Shellette D'Almeida, Asst. professor,...
International Women's Day was celebrated at Nitte Institute of Physiotherapy (NIPT), on 8th March 2021.
Ms. Neha Shetty, Asst. Professor, NIPT, delivered a talk on 'PCOS & Menstrual Hygiene', to the second-year students of Physiotherapy. A collage-making competition on the theme 'Women in Healthcare Service during COVID-19' was held as part of the celebrations.
Ms. Pratiksha N and Ms. Aneesha Dawadi, both students of the final year bagged first place in the competition.
Dr. Purusotham Chippala, Professor, NIPT, welcomed the gathering. Mrs. Priyanka Nayak, Coordinator of the Women's Cell, organised the event....
Dr. Tarpan Shah, Principal, Swaminarayan Physiotherapy College, Surat, and alumnus of Nitte Institute of Physiotherapy (NIPT) conducted a Workshop on Cardiopulmonary Physiotherapy on 10th March 2021. The Workshop touched upon multi-disciplinary therapeutic interventions including cardio-pulmonary resuscitation, rehabilitation of patients in intensive care, assisted chest mobility techniques, artificial airways, neuromuscular facilitation in chest physiotherapy, and many others.
Prof (Dr) Dhanesh Kumar KU, Principal, NIPT welcomed the participants, and Ms. Yogitha Hathmode, Coordinator of the Workshop delivered the vote of thanks....