Indian Physiotherapy Association

Indian Physiotherapy Association (IPA) is the peak body representing the interests of Indian physiotherapists and their patients. The IPA is a national organisation with non-autonomous state and territory branches and specialty subgroups. IPA corporate structure is one of a company limited by guarantee. The organisation has more than 3 000 members and over 300 members in volunteer positions on committees or working parties. The IPA is governed by a Board of Directors elected by representatives of all stakeholder groups within the Association.

IPA is committed to the concept of continuing professional education. The IPA offers members advanced training and the possibility of collegial support from physiotherapists working in a similar area through its 14 national groups.

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Manual Therapy

Manual therapy is a physical treatment primarily used by Physical Therapists, massage therapists, chiropractors, osteopaths, and osteopathic physicians to treat musculoskeletal pain.

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Manual Therapy

Manual therapy, or manipulative therapy, is a physical treatment primarily used by Physical Therapists, massage therapists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, chiropractors, osteopaths, and osteopathic physicians to treat musculoskeletal pain and disability; it most commonly includes kneading and manipulation of muscles, joint mobilization and joint manipulation.

Osteopathy and Chiropractic

Osteopathy is a type of alternative medicine, also called pseudomedicine, that emphasizes massage and other physical manipulation of muscle tissue and bones. Practitioners of osteopathy are referred to as osteopaths. Its name derives from Ancient Greek "bone" (ὀστέον) and "sensitive to" or "responding to". There is no evidence that osteopathy is effective at treating anything other than low back pain.

Myofascial Release

Myofascial Release is a safe and very effective hands-on technique that involves applying gentle sustained pressure into the Myofascial connective tissue restrictions to eliminate pain and restore motion. This essential “time element” has to do with the viscous flow and the piezoelectric phenomenon: a low load (gentle pressure) applied slowly will allow a viscoelastic medium (fascia) to elongate.

Taping Therapy

Kinesiology tape is a thin, stretchy, elastic cotton strip with an acrylic adhesive. Therapeutic kinesiology tape that can benefit a wide variety of musculoskeletal and sports injuries, plus inflammatory conditions. Kinesiology tape is almost identical to human skin in both thickness and elasticity, which allows kinesio tape to be worn without binding, constricting or restriction of your movement. Kinesiology tape is an that is used for treating athletic injuries and a variety of physical disorders.