Physio Nexus- Together Towards Tomorrow

Organized By


(A constituent college of Nitte University)
Co-Supported By


Venue: K S Hegde Auditorium, NIPT campus
Date: 27th & 28st January 2017


Dear Sir/Madam

On behalf of the Organizing Committee, we are delighted to invite you for the Physio Con-2017 at Nitte Institute of Physiotherapy, a constituent college of Nitte University. We are organizing an International conference which is scheduled to be held on 27th and 28th January 2017.

The conference with the theme of Physio Nexus- Together Towards Tomorrow will focus on aggrandizing the profession by updating ourselves. This can be made into a reality by learning the transitions from past to present and utilizing this wisdom to create a future vision. This conference is a collaborative effort to bring together all physiotherapists from different parts of India as well as abroad irrespective of their specialities for a better tomorrow. The Conference has been designed to provide an innovative and comprehensive overview of the recent advances in the field of physiotherapy enunciating evidence based practice.

Academic professionals and researchers from India and abroad will deliver interactive lectures and workshops on various specialities. This conference will also be a platform to amalgamate the young upcoming researchers to display talent and burnish their skills.

With this conference we are also inviting and providing opportunity for physiotherapy equipment manufacturers to showcase and display all kind of assessment and diagnosis equipments/ software and the instrumentation of electrotherapy and exercise therapy treatment.

The organizing committee is making an all-out effort to ensure an outstanding and meaningful scientific programme. This conference with a bonanza of innovative ideas will surely make your visit meaningful and make you return home fully satisfied with anecdotal memories.

We are highly obliged to you as our last conference was eventful with your presence and enthusiastic participation. Hope you will make it again. Looking forward to welcome you here at Nitte Institute of Physiotherapy.

Prof. Dr. Dhanesh Kumar K U PT,PhD
Organizing chairman

Dr. Ajith S PT,PhD
Organizing Secretary


Chief Patron:
Sri. N. V. Hegde, Chancellor,
Nitte University

Prof.(Dr.) M.Shantharam Shetty, Pro Chancellor (Hospital Admin & P.G Studies),
Mr. Vishal Hegde, Pro Chancellor (Administration),
Prof.(Dr.) S.Ramananda Shetty, Vice Chancellor, Nitte University,
Dr. M. S. Moodithaya, Registrar, Nitte University

Advisory Board:
Dr. Ketan Bhatikar, General Secretary, IAP,
Dr. Amitesh Narayan, Prof &HOD, Dept.of Physiotherapy, KMC, Mangaluru,
Dr. Vaishali, Prof & HOD, Dept.of Physiotherapy, KMC, Manipal,
Dr. Kamaraj, Director, Allied health sciences, Kannur Medical College.,
Dr. Sanjiv Kumar, Principal, KLE Institute of Physiotherapy, Begaum.

Organizing Chairman:
Prof.Dr.Dhanesh Kumar K.U
Ph: +91 9945077789

Organizing Secretary:
Dr. Ajith S
Ph: +91 9886179363

Mr. Mukesh Kumar Sinha
Ph: +91 9535679047

Joint secretaries:
Mr.Ajay Thakur Ph: +91 9036483847
Mr.Nikhil N P Ph: +91 7760645364
Mrs.Suchetha P S Ph: +91 9448441292

Registration and Reception:
Ms. Saumya Srivastava Ph: +91 8009960877
Ms. Sumam Sunny Ph: +91 8971884792
Ms. SudiniBorker Ph: +91 8095237103

Scientific Committee:
Mr. Purushotham Chippala Ph: +91 9916460185
Mr. Sukumar S Ph: +91 9611839013
Ms. Sumam Sunny Ph: +91 8971884792
Mr. Rakesh Krishna Ph: +91 7204346274

Cultural Committee:
Ms. Rebecca Santhumayor Ph: +91 8197082341
Ms. Rashmitha Shetty Ph: +91 8548086583

Mrs.Suchetha P S Ph:9448441292

Catering Comittee:
Mr.Subhash Chandra Rai Ph:9448158751

Accomodation and Travel:
Mr.Subhash Chandra Rai Ph:9448158751

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Specific numbers and emails have been provided, but if you have something specific outside of our list above, go ahead and send a query.


Registration format for Platform/Poster presentation

  • Title:
  • Presenter:
  • Qualification:
  • Name & Address of Institute Associated:
  • Category of Participation : UG student/PG student/Faculty/Clinical Therapist
  • Type of Presentation: Platform (All category )/ Poster (only UG/PG student)
  • Contact no:
  • Email ID:
  • Abstract:

Guidelines for Abstract

  • Abstract should state background & objectives, Methodlogy, Results, Conclusion and Key words with maximum 300 words
  • Font styles- Times New Roman; Title 14, Text -12, No italics or bold
  • Abstracts to be sent to email id: on or before 31-12-2016
  • Notice of acceptance/rejection will be sent via email to the corresponding authors after 10 days from the date of submission.
  • Prizes will be given for first 3 places in all categories
  • Abstracts of selected platform presentations and title of selected poster presentation with all authors will be printed in souvenir
  • Scientific committee decision is final.
  • All authors should be registered delegate for the conference.

Instruction for Poster Presentation (Last date for submission 31-12-2016)

  • Theme: Physiotherapy- Modern Trends & Practice
  • Poster size : 3ft wide × 4ft tall : Vinyl Flex Sheet
  • Participant, Guide & institution name should not be printed on the poster
  • Duration for each poster presentation will be 5 minutes
  • Maximum two presenters will be allowed for poster presentation and both will receive certificate.

Specification for Platform Presentation (Last date for submission 31-12-2016)

  • Theme :Any Research Article related to Physiotherapy
  • Presentation Duration: 8 minutes, discussion: 2 minutes.
  • Presentation Mode – Microsoft-Power point Presentation only
  • Participant, Guide & Institution name should not be displayed during presentation
  • Presenter should give hard copy of full article to judge before presentation
  • Only first author will be allowed for presentation and will receive certificate.

Pre conference workshops on 26-01-2017

Fascia Listening and Manipulation Techniques of the Upper Quadrant

Valentin C. Dones PT, PhD

College of Rehabilitation Sciences

University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines

Fee Rs 2500


Incorporating Ergonomics in clinical Physiotherapy

Dr. Steve Milanese

University of South Australia


South Australia

Fee Rs 2500


Dry Needling in Chronic Pain Management

Dr. Sukumar S

Assistant Professor

Nitte Institute of Physiotherapy

Nitte University

Fee Rs 2500



Note: To participate in cultural programme, registration for conference is mandatory
Cultural Competition: Programs: (Maximum 1 team per Institute and only 20 minutes for each team)

Each team can include the following programme based on their theme

  • Theme – theme can be decided by each team
  • Dance- (solo/group/duet), Classical/western/Eastern/folk
  • Singing- (group, solo, duet),Karaoke are allowed Classical/western/Eastern/folk
  • Playing Instruments
  • Skit.
  • M C (Master of ceremony)
  • Fashion show


  • Props required for the performance should be arranged by the team only
  • Music has to be submitted in CD/USB Flash Drive 30mins before the scheduled time of the event.
  • Judgment will be based on Rhythm, formation, expression, costume, make up, synchronization/co-ordination,clarity of voice,Quality of Sound, Lyrics,Choreography,props, Timing, Creativity, Use of Stage, M C, Audience Appeal ,Clear Theme, Message. and overall performance

Rules & Regulations

  • Bonus Points for originality of Material, Special effects overall excellence of presentation.
  • Any events with fire particle is not permitted in the stage
  • One Point will be deducted from each judge sheet for each 30 sec of over time
  • Disqualified if crossing a time limit over allotted time by 2 min or more.
  • Vulgarity of any kind will lead to disqualification.
  • Display of poor sportsmen ship making fun of another institution.
Participants kindly send the mail to on or before 31-12-2016


Conference Will Be Held At

K S Hegde Auditorium, NIPT campus

Hotels Nearby

Getting Prepared

Watch out for Available Accomodations

Places to Visit

Panambur Beach
Pilikula nisargadhama
Kudremukh wildlife sanctuary
Bekal Fort


Conference Registration.

Send the duly filled registration form with documents : To,

Mr. Mukesh Kumar Sinha Treasurer, Physio-Con 2017,
Nitte Institute of physiotherapy, Deralakatte,
Mangalore- 575018

Pre-Conference Workshop Registration

Pre conference Workshop Registration fee

Categories Fees
Students 2500 Rs
Academician/ Clinician 2500 Rs
Foreign delegates 100 USD

Please Send the scanned duly filled registration forms and scanned challen with Name of the sender and Unique Transaction Reference Number to

Fee Details

Categories Early Bird till 30th November 2016 Late Bird till 31st December 2016 Spot Registration
Students 1900 Rs 2250 Rs 2500 Rs
Academician/ Clinician 2250 Rs 2500 Rs 3000 Rs
Foreign delegates 100 USD 150 USD 200 USD

Online Payment Details

Name of the Account Physio Con 2017
Account No 139200101004660
Name and address of the bank Corporation Bank, Deralakatte
Branch code 001392
MICR code 575017039


Learn From These Great Folks

Highly qualified and eminent speakers around the globe in the field of physiotherapy will deliver interactive lectures and workshops on various specialities.


First Day

Registration &namp; Breakfast


Evidence Based Practice in Physical Therapy

A new look at Rehabilitation: Assessing muscle synergies

Locomotion from preterm to post term natal lifeconsequences of brain injury .

Assessment and evidence based management of complex chronic pain conditions


Transcranial direct current stimulation in stroke

Cultural Competition

Banquet dinner and DJ

Second Day


Biomechanical Physiotherapy considerations in running

Physical activity in rheumatic disease – old problems, new solutions

Ligamentous articular strain techniques of ankle complex

Resistance training in cardiac rehabilitation: An update on current practice

Clinical Implications of Isokinetic in ACL Reconstruction Rehabilitation


Seven habits of highly effective physiotherapists

Scope of Physiotherapy Practice: An insight

Valedictory Function


Dear Sir/Madam

We are happy to inform you that Nitte Institute of Physiotherapy (A constituent college under Nitte university) is hosting a International Physiotherapy conference- Physiocon-2017 on January 27th and 28th . The number of delegates expected to attend the conference is around 1000. Nitte institute of physiotherapy is located at the famous coastal city of Mangalore which is also well known hub of many physiotherapy colleges. It would be a good platform for you to exhibit, advertise your products to specialists and practitioners from all over the country. In this regard, we invite you to participate in the above conference by sponsoring some the activities. The tariffs for the various activities are as follows.

Platinum Sponsor
Rs. 1,00,000
Gold Sponsor
Rs. 50,000
Silver Sponsor
Rs. 25,000
Platinum Sponsors will Receive:
  • 1 complimentary exhibit booth
  • 1 full-page ad in the conference souvenir.
  • logo in the conference website
  • logo in the conference kit bag
  • Banner display at venue
Gold Sponsor will Receive :
  • 1 complimentary exhibit booth
  • 1 half-page ad in the conference souvenir.
  • logo in the conference website
Silver Sponsor will Receive
  • 50% discount on the cost of an exhibit group
  • 1 quarter-page ad in the conference souvenir
  • logo in the conference website

  • Exhibit booth in trade fair [3mtr × 3mtr] – Rs 18000
  • Advertise in Souvenir
    • Full page colour - Rs 20000
    • Half page colour - Rs 10000
    • Full page B&W - Rs 12500
    • Half page B&W - Rs 7500
  • Banners at venue - Rs 10000
  • Website logo - Rs 15000


Get in touch

For any queries, please reach out to us through the form below or directly contacting the organizers below

Prof.Dr.Dhanesh Kumar K U

Organizing Chairman , Physio-con 2017

Nitte Institute of Physiotherapy

Deralakatte, Mangalore-575018

+91 9945077789

Dr. Ajith S

Organizing Secretary , Physio-con 2017

Nitte Institute of Physiotherapy

Deralakatte, Mangalore-575018

+91 9886179363