Maharani Laxmibai Govt. Para Medical Training College Jhansi - UP

Department of Physiotherapy


Physiotherapy has been defined as “Physiotherapeutic system of medicine which includes examination, treatment, advice and instructions to any person preparatory to or for the purpose of or in connection with movement dysfunction, bodily malfunction, physical disorder, disability, healing and pain from trauma and disease, physical and mental conditions using physical agents including exercise, mobilization, manipulation, mechanical and electrotherapy, activity and devices or diagnosis, treatment and prevention

Physiotherapy targets to enable a patient or an individual in performing his /Her activities of daily life or Desired Social /Vocational /Personal duties (such as in sports or in  work field) with full independence and best of his ability


Department of Physiotherapy started in year 2014 with first batch of 30 students

  • AIM

“To educate & Train young students with the existing and emerging concepts of Physiotherapy with emphasis of developing their professional as well as humanitarian skills 

We are imparting an ethical Professional academic experience with caring environment in Physiotherapy by

  • Processes through which highly qualified academicians imparting Modern Pedagogy of learning & teaching strategies.
  • Providing a student friendly environment in well-managed classrooms, Laboratories, clinical facilities & student residences.
  • Provision of knowledge, skills & attitudes that are required for a Professional, ethical Education inculcating the Positive responsibilities towards society by trained Physiotherapy Professionals.
  • Developing life skills that focus on attitudes, values and behavioral change making the students a complete responsible professional citizen for this country.

Academic Courses Offered:
Presently the Department of Physiotherapy is offering the following courses

Name of Course Duration Affiliation No of Seats

 ( Diploma in Physiotherapy)

02 Years UP State Medical Faculty Lucknow- U.P 30
B.P.T **

( Bachelors  Of Physiotherapy)

04 years + 06 Months Internship Bundelkhand University –Jhansi – UP 30

** Commencement of BPT course is in Process, Institute is committed to start this course in upcoming session.

Labs, Library & Infrastructure

  • Physiotherapy academic block has 08 centrally air-conditioned lecture theaters in amphitheater arrangement (each has a capacity of 90 students) with overhead projector installed for Integrated Digital classes.
  • Department of Physiotherapy is equipped with state of art laboratories which offers highly advance training atmospheres to its student also encourages research work for its academic staff.
  • Physiotherapy labs are equipped with State of Art Hydrotherapy unit, Electro therapy Lab, Gait Rehabilitation Lab & Exercise Therapy lab.
  • Central and Departmental Library with more than 1500 books
figure 1 electrotherapy lab
Electrotherapy Lab & Equipment
figure 2 exersice therapy lab
Exercise Therapy lab with Equipments
figure 3 GAIT rehab lab
GAIT Rehabilitation Lab
Figure 4 Human Anatomy and Physiology Lab
Figure 5 Departmental Library
Departmental Library
Figure 6 Lecture Theater
Lecture theater

Research and Developmental Activities:
The department of physiotherapy actively involves in various research and developmental programs. The department has successfully organized various workshops.

Teaching Faculty

Mr Gaurav Saxena ( MPT Ortho-Sports)

Resident & Head of Department (03/01/2014- Present)

Experience –

  • Head of Physiotherapy – Jhansi Orthopedic Hospital and Research Centre-NABH Accredited Orthopedic Super-specialty Hospital  ( 01/08/2013- 02/01/2014)
  • In house Physiotherapist ( PG) School of Allied health Science, Manipal Hospital- Bangalore ( Manipal University), ( August -2011- July 2013)
  • Intern physiotherapist – St Stephen’s Hospital – New Delhi ( Jan 2011- July 2011)

Research and Publications

  • Gaurav Saxena, Prem Venkatesan and Karvannan Harikesavan: Scapular Taping Improves Functional Throwing Performance Among Normative Young Adults: A Randomized Crossover Trial Journal of Musculoskeletal Research, Vol. 23, No. 1 (2020) 2050003
  • Kaur Amreen, Saxena Gaurav, Dhakshinamoorty P.: Comparison of Effect of Fast and Slow Kegels Exercises in Reducing Pain in Primary Dysmenorrhea: Experimental Design Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy Journal
    Volume  6, Issue 3, July – September 2013, Pages 135-141
  • Saxena Gaurav, Gaur Vivek, Dhakshinamoorty P. : Close kinematic strengthening of gluteus maximus is more effective than rectus femoris in improving dynamic and static balance in asymptomatic population; Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy Journal, Volume  5, Issue 2, April – June 2012, Pages 65-72

Academic Credentials

  • Member- Board of studies , Siddhartha University – Siddhartha Nagar- UP
  • Member of Editorial Board, Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy Journal – Red Flower Publication Pvt Ltd.
  • Examiner- Bundelkhand University ( NAAC Accredited )- Jhansi
Mr Abhishek Mishra ( MPT Ortho)

Resident Teaching Faculty (03/01/2014- Present)