Presentations

Scientific Presentations on RSI and Ergonomics

  1. Sharan D, Ajeesh PS. Preconference Workshop on Health Care Ergonomics at SEANES 2012 2nd Southeast Asian Network of Ergonomics SocietiesConference (http://www.seanes.net/seanes2012/) at Langkawi, Malaysia (July 9-12, 2012).
  2. Ajeesh PS, Dhar U, Sharan D, Manjula M. Musculoskeletal Co morbidity with Neck Pain among Information Technology Professionals in India, paper presented at SEANES 2012 2nd Southeast Asian Network of Ergonomics SocietiesConference (http://www.seanes.net/seanes2012/) at Langkawi, Malaysia (July 9-12, 2012).
  3. Bhavsar N, Sharan D, Ajeesh PS, Mathankumar M, Manjula M, Dhar U. Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Discomfort among Physiotherapists in India, paper presented at SEANES 2012 2nd Southeast Asian Network of Ergonomics SocietiesConference (http://www.seanes.net/seanes2012/) at Langkawi, Malaysia (July 9-12, 2012).
  4. Ajeesh PS, Sharan D, Mathankumar M, Manjula M, Dhar U. Correlation of Ergonomic Risk Factors with RULA in Information Technology Professionals from India, paper presented at SEANES 2012 2nd Southeast Asian Network of Ergonomics SocietiesConference (http://www.seanes.net/seanes2012/) at Langkawi, Malaysia (July 9-12, 2012).
  5. Bhavsar N, Sharan D, Ajeesh PS, Manjula M, Dhar U, Jose J. Effect of Ergonomic and Workstyle Risk Factors on Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders among Information Technology Professionals in India, paper presented at SEANES 2012 2nd Southeast Asian Network of Ergonomics SocietiesConference (http://www.seanes.net/seanes2012/) at Langkawi, Malaysia (July 9-12, 2012).
  6. Jose J, Sharan D, Ajeesh PS, Mathankumar M, Dhar U, Manjula M. Risk Factors, Clinical Features and Outcome of Treatment of Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders in On-Site Clinics in Information Technology Companies of India, paper presented at SEANES 2012 2nd Southeast Asian Network of Ergonomics SocietiesConference (http://www.seanes.net/seanes2012/) at Langkawi, Malaysia (July 9-12, 2012).
  7. Jose J, Sharan D, Ajeesh PS. Risk factors and Clinical features of Text Message Injuries, paper presented at SEANES 2012 2nd Southeast Asian Network of Ergonomics SocietiesConference (http://www.seanes.net/seanes2012/) at Langkawi, Malaysia (July 9-12, 2012).
  8. Sharan D, Ajeesh PS, Mathankumar M, Manjula M, Dhar U, Paulina J. Virtual Reality Based Therapy for Post Operative Rehabilitation of Children with Cerebral Palsy, paper presented at SEANES 2012 2nd Southeast Asian Network of Ergonomics SocietiesConference (http://www.seanes.net/seanes2012/) at Langkawi, Malaysia (July 9-12, 2012).
  9. Sharan D, Ajeesh PS, Rameshkumar R, Manjula M. Musculoskeletal Disorders in Caregivers of Children with Cerebral Palsy Following a Multilevel Surgery, paper presented at SEANES 2012 2nd Southeast Asian Network of Ergonomics SocietiesConference (http://www.seanes.net/seanes2012/) at Langkawi, Malaysia (July 9-12, 2012).
  10. Sharan D, Ajeesh PS. Relationship between Musculoskeletal Discomfort and Workstyle Risk Factors among Information Technology Professionals in India, paper presented at the 30th International Congress on Occupational Health (www.icohcongress2012cancun.org/), at Cancun, Mexico (March 18-23, 2012).
  11. Sharan D, Ajeesh PS, Jose J. Low Bone Mineral Density in young Indian Information Technology (IT) Professionals: Prevalence and Risk factors, poster presented at the 30th International Congress on Occupational Health (www.icohcongress2012cancun.org/), at Cancun, Mexico (March 18-23, 2012).
  12. Sharan D, Ajeesh PS, Rameshkumar R, Jose J. Risk Factors, Clinical Features and Outcome of Treatment of Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders in On-Site Clinics in Indian IT Companies, poster presented at the 30th International Congress on Occupational Health (www.icohcongress2012cancun.org/), at Cancun, Mexico (March 18-23, 2012).
  13. Sharan D, Ajeesh PS. Musculoskeletal Symptoms among Physiotherapists in India, poster presented at the 30th International Congress on Occupational Health (www.icohcongress2012cancun.org/), at Cancun, Mexico (March 18-23, 2012).
  14. Sharan D, Ajeesh PS. Risk Factors and Clinical Features of Text Message Injuries, paper presented at the 18th World Congress of Ergonomics (http://www.iea2012.org/) at Recife, Brazil (February 12-16, 2012).
  15. Sharan D, Ajeesh PS. Effect of Ergonomic and Workstyle Risk Factors on Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders in Indian IT Professionals, paper presented at the 18th World Congress of Ergonomics (http://www.iea2012.org/) at Recife, Brazil (February 12-16, 2012).
  16. Sharan D, Ajeesh PS. Injury Prevention in Physiotherapists- A Scientific Review, paper presented at the 18th World Congress of Ergonomics (http://www.iea2012.org/) at Recife, Brazil (February 12-16, 2012).
  17. Sharan D, Ajeesh PS, Jose JA, Debnath S, Manjula M. Severe Back Pack Injuries in Indian School Children: Risk Factors and Clinical Presentations, paper presented at the 18th World Congress of Ergonomics (http://www.iea2012.org/) at Recife, Brazil (February 12-16, 2012).
  18. Sharan D, Ajeesh PS. Correlation of Ergonomic Risk Factors with RULA in IT Professionals from India, paper presented at the 18th World Congress of Ergonomics (http://www.iea2012.org/) at Recife, Brazil (February 12-16, 2012).
  19. Sharan D, Ajeesh PS, Rameshkumar R, Manjula M. Musculoskeletal Disorders in Caregivers of Children with Cerebral Palsy Following a Multilevel Surgery, paper presented at the 18th World Congress of Ergonomics (http://www.iea2012.org/) at Recife, Brazil (February 12-16, 2012).
  20. Sharan D, Ajeesh PS, Rameshkumar R, Jose J, Mathankumar M,  Jospin Paulina R. Virtual Reality Based Therapy for Post Operative Rehabilitation of Children with Cerebral Palsy, symposium presented at the 18th World Congress of Ergonomics (http://www.iea2012.org/) at Recife, Brazil (February 12-16, 2012).
  21. Sharan D. Return on Investment of an On-site Employee Health Clinic in an Information Technology Company in India, Company Case Study Report presented at the 18th World Congress of Ergonomics (http://www.iea2012.org/) at Recife, Brazil (February 12-16, 2012).
  22. Sharan D, Ajeesh PS. Development of a score for assessing severity, predicting interventions and prognosis of musculoskeletal disorders, Special Session presented at the 18th World Congress of Ergonomics (http://www.iea2012.org/) at Recife, Brazil (February 12-16, 2012).
  23. Sharan D, Ajeesh PS, Rameshkumar R, Jose J, Mathankumar M. Risk Factors, Clinical Features and Outcome of Treatment of Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders in On-Site Clinics in Indian IT Companies, poster presented at the 18th World Congress of Ergonomics (http://www.iea2012.org/) at Recife, Brazil (February 12-16, 2012).
  24. How to Assess an Employee with a Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorder? (Chairperson: Sharan D) a 2 Hour Symposia presented at the 18th World Congress of Ergonomics (http://www.iea2012.org/) at Recife, Brazil (February 12-16, 2012): Sharan D. Ergonomic workplace analysis (EWA); Sharan D. Assessment of psychosocial risk factors; Sharan D. Physical examination, Special tests and Investigations for the diagnosis of WRMSD.
  25. Management of Myofascial Pain Syndrome (Chairperson: Sharan D) a 2 Hour Symposia presented at International Conference of Indian Society for Study of Pain (ISSPCON) at Bangalore, India (February 3-5, 2012): Sharan D. Assessment of a patient with MPS: History, Physical Examination, Special Tests, Differential Diagnosis and Investigations; Sharan D. Needling and Spray and Stretch.
  26. Musculoskeletal Disorders in Caregivers of Children with Cerebral Palsy Following Multilevel Surgery. Paper presented at Healthcare Systems Ergonomics and Patient Safety (HEPS), June 22-24, 2011 at Oviedo, Spain (http://www.heps2011.org)
  27. Does the work style contribute to musculoskeletal symptoms in Indian computer professionals? Paper presented at the 10th International Symposium of Human Factors in Organisational Design and Management (ODAM), April 4-6, 2011 at Grahamstown, South Africa (http://www.ru.ac.za/static/conferences/odam2011_wp/)
  28. Risk factors, clinical features and outcome of treatment of work related musculoskeletal disorders in on-site occupational health clinics in Indian information technology companies. Paper presented at the 10th International Symposium of Human Factors in Organisational Design and Management (ODAM), April 4-6, 2011 at Grahamstown, South Africa (http://www.ru.ac.za/static/conferences/odam2011_wp/)
  29. Risk factors, clinical features and outcome of treatment of work related musculoskeletal disorders in on-site occupational health clinics in Indian information technology companies. Paper presented at WDPI 2010, the First Scientific Conference on Work Disability Prevention and Integration at Angers, France
    (September 2-3, 2010)
  30. Does the work style contribute to musculoskeletal symptoms in Indian computer professionals? Paper presented at PREMUS 2010, the 7th International Conference on Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders at Angers, France (August 9-September 1, 2010) 
  31. Effectiveness of a new sequenced multi-disciplinary rehabilitation protocol for thoracic outlet syndrome in Indian computer professionals. Paper presented at PREMUS 2010, the 7th International Conference on Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders at Angers, France (August 9-September 1, 2010) 
  32. Description and outcome of treatment of a new triad of anterolateral knee pain and movement dysfunction. Paper presented at 6th World Congress on Biomechanics at Singapore (August 1-6, 2010)
  33. Prevalence, regional distribution and risk factors of musculoskeletal disorders in caregivers of children with cerebral palsy following multilevel surgery. Paper presented at 6th World Congress on Biomechanics at Singapore (August 1-6, 2010)
  34. Introduction to Chronic Widespread Pain; Recent Advances in our understanding of Widespread Myofascial Pain Syndrome; Intensive, Multidisciplinary Management of Chronic Widespread Pain: the RECOUP experience; Osteoporosis Management: Current State of the Art at the Chronic Widespread Pain Conference organised by RECOUP at Bangalore (January 8-10, 2010)
  35. Risk Factors, Clinical Features and Outcome of Treatment of Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders in onsite clinics in Indian IT. HWWE 2009, 6th International Conference on Humanizing Work and Work Environment, organised by Indian Society of Ergonomics at University of Calcutta (December 17-19, 2009).
  36. Musculoskeletal disorders in Caregivers of Children with Cerebral Palsy following Multilevel Surgery. HWWE 2009, 6th International Conference on Humanizing Work and Work Environment, organised by Indian Society of Ergonomics at University of Calcutta (December 17-19, 2009).
  37. RSI Treatment: What Works? Organised byDutch RSI Association (www.rsi-vereniging.nl)  at Utrecht, Netherlands (November 6, 2009).
  38. RSI Treatment: What Works? Organised by Scottish Hazards Campaign Group (www.scottishhazards.co.uk) at Edinburgh (October 31, 2009)
  39. RSI Treatment: What Works? Organised byRSI Action (www.rsiaction.org.uk) at London (October 30, 2009)
  40. The Effect of Cetylated Fatty Esters and Physical Therapy on Myofascial Pain Syndrome of the Neck. MOVE 2009, 3rd International Conference on Movement Disorders, Edinburgh, U.K. (October 30–November 1, 2009).
  41. Methods to assess levels of musculoskeletal discomfort among workers. Advanced Workshop on Ergonomic Workplace Analysis at Bangalore, organised by RECOUP(September 27- 28, 2009)
  42. Musculoskeletal disorders in Caregivers of Children with Cerebral Palsy following Multilevel Surgery. World Ergonomic Congress (www.iea2009.org) at Beijing, China (August 9-14, 2009)
  43. Musculoskeletal Disorders-Occurrence, Factors, Mechanism, Evaluation Methods, Analysis, Prevention. Training workshop in “Methodologies in Ergonomics” at New Delhi organised by Defence Research and Development Organisation and Defence Institute of Physiology and Allied Sciences, Govt of India (July 22, 2010)
  44. Management of Computer Related RSI. Guest Lecture during the National Workshop on Occupational Health in the IT Industry, organised by WHO, Regional Occupational Health Centre (S) and Indian Council of Medical Research on March 11, 2009 at Bangalore.
  45. RSI Treatment: What Works? Guest Lecture organised by RSI/OOS Association of Australian Capital Territory (Australia’s largest RSI Patient Support Group, http://www.rsi.org.au/), at Canberra, Australia (Feb 26, 2009)
  46. Recent Trends in Management of Repetitive Strain Injuries. 4th CME on Physiotherapy at Bangalore, organised by Narayana Hrudayalaya (Dec 20, 2008)
  47. Ergonomics and How it can help Organisations and Employees. Guest Lecture given to National HRD Network (www.nationalhrd.org) at Bangalore (Dec 18, 2008)
  48. Management of Temporomandibular Disorder using the SHARAN'S Protocol. Presented at 6th National Conference, Bangalore, Indian Prosthodontic Society (Nov 5, 2008)
  49. Stress Related Musculoskeletal Disorders. Presented at National Workshop on "Managing Stress Related Disorders, Hypertension, Diabetes, Heart Diseases," Bangalore, Indian Society of Health Administrators (Oct 24, 2008)
  50. Workshop on Ergonomics and Repetitive Strain Injuries (3 hours) organised by Pt. Deendayal Upadhyaya Institute for the Physically Handicapped (Ministry of  Social Justice & Empowerment, Govt. of India) at New Delhi (May 16, 2008)
  51. Mangement of Repetitive Strain Injury and the role of Ergonomics in its Prevention. Presented at National Conference of Indian Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Trivandrum (September 16, 2007)
  52. RSI: Basic Sciences. Presented at 2nd RECOUP’s RSI Orientation Course at Bangalore (January 20-21, 2007)
  53. RSI: Basic Sciences. Presented at 1st RECOUP’s RSI Orientation Course (November 18-19, 2006)
  54. Repetitive Strain Injury: Prevention and Treatment. Presented at the Conference on Occupational Health, organised by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) at Bangalore (April 21, 2006).
  55. Stress and Orthopaedic Disorders in Executives. Presented at the National Workshops on Executive Health and Stress Management, organised by Indian Society of Health Administrators (ISHA) at Bangalore (November 17-20, 2005; February 24-28, 2005).
  56. Management of Musculoskeletal Disorders in Executives. Presented at the National Workshops on Managing Stress Related Disorders: Hypertension, Diabetes, Heart Diseases, Psychosomatic Disorders and Musculoskeletal Disorders, organised by Indian Society of Health Administrators (ISHA) at Bangalore (November 7-9, 2005).
  57. Rehabilitation of Repetitive Strain Injuries in Computer Users. Presented at the 33rd Annual Conference of Indian Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, at Bangalore (January 29, 2005).
  58. Musculoskeletal Disorders among Computer Users. Presented at the 54th Annual Conference of Indian Association of Occupational Health, at Bangalore (May 2, 2004).
  59. Computer Related Injuries: The Indian Experience. Presented during AA Mehta Gold Medal Session at IOACON'2002, 47th National Conference of Indian Orthopaedic Association, at Patna (November 15-17, 2002).
  60. Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders in Executives. Presented at the National Workshop on Executive Health and Stress Management, organised by the Indian Society of Health Administrators (ISHA), Bangalore, India (August 7-9, 2002) (www.ishaindia.com/)
  61. Orthopaedic Conditions and Musculoskeletal Injuries in Women: At home and at Work. Presented at the National Workshop on Health, Stress, and Career Adjustment of Women: Professionals and Executives, organised by the Indian Society of Health Administrators (ISHA), Bangalore, India (February 21-23, 2002)
  62. Computer Related Injury in the Computer Professional. Presented at the 10th National Seminar on Computer Applications to Hospitals and Health Care, organised by ISHA, Bangalore, India (November 26-29, 2001)
  63. Postural Problems and Computer Related Injuries in Adolescents. Presented at the Symposium on Issues in Adolescence, organised by Bangalore Children's Hospital & Research Centre (www.bchrc.org/), at Bangalore, India (November 11, 2001)
  64. Computer Related Injuries: Prevention and Management. Presented at the 44th Annual Technical Convention on "IT Enabled Services", organised by The Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE), at Bangalore, India (September 29, 2001) (www.iete.org/)
  65. Computer Related Injuries in Persons with Disabilities. Presented at 'Intend 2001': A Working Conference on Information Technology Enablers for Persons with Disabilities, organised by IETE, at the Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, India (June 24, 2001)
  66. The Anatomical Approach to Decompression for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome. Presented to the British Association of Clinical Anatomists at the Northern General Hospital, Sheffield, UK (December 14, 1998)
  67. Two Surgeon Approach to the Operative Treatment of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome. Presented at the Annual Malkin Memorial Research Programme at Nottingham City Hospital, UK (July 4, 1997)

Presentations on Paediatric Orthopaedics and Cerebral Palsy

  1. The Role of SEMLARASS in Cerebral Palsy, guest lecture presented at JIPMER Alumni Association Annual Scientific Programme at Puducherry, India (August 1, 2010)
  2. Principles of Surgical Treatment of Cerebral Palsy,guest lecture presented during KOACON 2010, the 34th Annual Conference of Karnataka Orthopaedic Association at Bangalore, India (February 7, 2010)
  3. Complications during post surgical rehabilitation following single event multilevel surgery in cerebral palsy, presented at 16th Annual Conference of Paediatric Orthopaedic Society of India (January 23-24, 2010) at Hyderabad, India
  4. Musculoskeletal disorders in Caregivers of Children with Cerebral Palsy following Multilevel Surgery, presented at HWWE 2009, Annual International Conference of Indian Society of Ergonomics at Kolkata, India (December 16-20, 2009).
  5. Complications during post surgical rehabilitation following single event multilevel surgery in cerebral palsy, presented at the International Cerebral Palsy Conference on “A global status quo on Cerebral Palsy, with a view to the future,” organised by The International Cerebral Palsy Society and the Dutch Academy of Childhood Disability at Utrecht, The Netherlands (November 5-7, 2009)
  6. Musculoskeletal disorders in Caregivers of Children with Cerebral Palsy following Multilevel Surgery, presented at the 17th World Ergonomics Congress at Beijing, China on August 9-14, 2009
  7. Outcome of Single Event Multilevel Lever Arm Restoration and Anti Spasticity Surgery for Cerebral Palsy, and  Complications during post surgical rehabilitation following single event multilevel surgery in cerebral palsy, presented at the International Cerebral Palsy Conference 2009 at Sydney, Australia (February 18-21, 2009)
  8. Role of Orthopaedic Selective Spasticity Control Surgery in functional rehabilitation of upper extremity, presented during Worhshop on Functional Rehabilitation of Spastic Upper Extremity in Children organised by RECOUP at Bangalore (February 15, 2009)
  9. Cerebral Palsy: Assessment and Management of Lower Extremity Guest Lecture during KOACON 2009, the 33rd Annual Conference of Karnataka Orthopaedic Association at Mangalore on February 8, 2009
  10. Approach to a child with abnormal gait, Guest Lecture presented at PEDICON-2009, 46th National Conference of Indian Academy of Pediatrics, Bangalore (January 25, 2009)
  11. Application of JESS in Cerebral Palsy. Guest Lecture presented at IOACON 2008, the 47th National Conference of Indian Orthopaedic Association, at Bangalore (Dec 7, 2008)
  12. Pathoanatomy of Clubfoot and A new surgical technique for management of rigid equinocavovarus deformities, Guest Lectures presented at International Ponseti Clubfoot workshop organised by Hospital and Rehabilitation Centre for Disabled Children at  Banepa, Nepal (January 11-13, 2009)
  13. Recent Advances in the Management of Cerebral Palsy (with focus on Surgical Management), Guest Lectures presented at NEURO PEDICON-2008 8th National Conference of Indian Academy of Pediatrics, Neurology Chapter, at Trivandrum (August 31, 2008)
  14. The role of SEMLARASS in Cerebral Palsy, Guest Lectures presented at OASISCON 2008, 7th Annual Conference of Orthopaedic Association of South Indian States at Pondicherry (August 23-24, 2008)
  15. Principles and techniques of SEMLARASS; Controversies: Botulinum Toxin: Friend or Foe?; Pain Management in Multiple Sclerosis; Role of SEMLARASS in different varieties of Cerebral Palsy and Stroke, during Advanced Course in Functional Spasticity Management at Bangalore (August 9-10, 2008)
  16. Workshop on Recent Advances in Management of Cerebral Palsy organised by Pt. Deendayal Upadhyaya Institute for the Physically Handicapped (Ministry of  Social Justice & Empowerment, Govt. of India) at New Delhi (May 16, 2008)
  17. Cerebral Palsy and its Orthotic Management. Plenary Lecture presented at OPSI'2008, 18th National Conference of the Orthotic and Prosthetic Society of India, at Hyderabad (January 23-25, 2008)
  18. SEMLARASS: Role in Functional Rehabilitation; Orthopaedic Surgery in Myelomeningocoele; Preoperative Assessment in Cerebral Palsy; Complications of OSSCS and SEMLARASS; Pain Management in Cerebral Palsy; Role of SEMLARASS in different varieties of Cerebral Palsy, presented at 4th National Conference on Functional Management of Developmental Disabilities organised by Indian Academy of Pediatrics - Childhood Disability Group, Indian Academy of Pediatrics – Bangalore Pediatric Society, Center for Child Development and Disabilities, and RECOUP at Bangalore (November 2-4, 2007)
  19. SEMLARASS: A New Surgical Approach to treat Cerebral Palsy. Presented at 13th National Conference of Paediatric Orthopaedic Society of India, at Jaipur (Feb 2-4, 2007)
  20. Single Event Correction of Paralytic Rigid Equinocavovarus Deformities in Children and Adolescents. Presented at 13th National Conference of Paediatric Orthopaedic Society of India, at Jaipur (Feb 2-4, 2007)
  21. It’s Not Growing Pains! Repetitive Strain Injuries in Children and Adolescents. Presented at 13th National Conference of Paediatric Orthopaedic Society of India, at Jaipur (Feb 2-4, 2007)
  22. Multimodal Approach in Management of Cerebral Palsy. Guest Lecture presented at PRECON, 2nd National Conference on Pediatric Rehabilitation, at Allahabad (Feb 10-11, 2007)
  23. SEMLARASS and other Innovative Rehabilitative Approaches for Child with Cerebral Palsy. Guest Lecture presented at 35th Annual Conference of Indian Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, at Patna (Jan 19-21, 2007)
  24. Management of Cerebral Palsy. Guest Lecture presented at 3rd National Convention of Childhood Disability Group, Indian Academy of Paediatrics, at Kochi (Sept 16-18, 2006)
  25. Overview of treatment modalities for cerebral palsy and Introduction to SEMLARASS. 2nd RECOUP Course on Cerebral Palsy: Post Surgical Rehabilitation (December 2-3, 2006)
  26. Overview of Treatment Modalities for Cerebral Palsy and Introduction to OSSCS. 1st RECOUP Course on Cerebral Palsy: Post Surgical Rehabilitation (September 9-10, 2006)
  27. Is the child walking right? An Overview of Management of Abnormal Gait. Symposium on Developmental Pediatrics organised by Indian Academy of Pediatrics, Bangalore Branch (BPS) and RECOUP at Bangalore (April 23, 2006)
  28. Orthopaedic Selective Spasticity Control Surgery. Guest Lecture presented at Adarsh Charitable Trust, Kochi, Kerala (March 5, 2006)
  29. Recent Advances in the Surgical Management of Cerebral Palsy. Guest Lecture presented at S.K. Hospital, Trivandrum, Kerala (September 4, 2005)
  30. Recent Advances in the Management of Cerebral Palsy. Guest Lecture presented at 2nd National Convention of Childhood Disability Group, Indian Academy of Paediatrics, at Hyderabad (May 29, 2005)
  31. Cerebral Palsy: Current Trends in Surgical Management. Guest Lecture presented at Seminar on Neurodevelopmental and Behavioral Disorders in Children, organised by Indian Academy of Paediatrics at Kochi, Kerala (April 17, 2005)
  32. Clinical Applications of Spinal Orthotics. Guest Lecture presented at the 4th CME in Prosthetics & Orthotics, organised by Orthotic & Prosthetic Society of India and Mobility India, Bangalore (January 8, 2005)
  33. Recent Advances in the Management of Cerebral Palsy. Guest Lecture presented at A.V.M. Hospital, Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu (November 21, 2004)
  34. Management of Cerebral Palsy. Guest Lecture Presented to Orthopaedic Surgeons, Paediatricians and Rehabilitation Professionals, organised by Medical Trust Hospital, Kochi (August 13, 2004)
  35. Management of Cerebral Palsy: Current Trends. Guest Lecture Presented to Orthopaedic Surgeons, Paediatricians and Rehabilitation Professionals, organised by Indian Academy of Paediatrics Kochi, at Indian Medical Association Hall, Kochi (August 10, 2004)
  36. Computer Related Injuries and Gaming Injuries in School Children. Presented at the Workshop on "Kids, Backpacks, and Computers", organised by The Hindu's Newspaper In Education Programme and Bangalore Children's Hospital & Research Centre, at National Junior School, Banaswadi, Bangalore (July 4, 2003): attended by 600 schoolchildren, parents and teachers.
  37. Appropriate Corrective Surgery for Orthopaedic Disabilities. 6-hour workshop conducted for the state government cadre orthopaedic surgeons from Karnataka, organised by the Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities, Govt. of Karnataka, at Bangalore (January 21, 2003; February 25, 2003; May 20, 2003)
  38. Management of Cerebral Palsy. Guest Lecture Presented at PEDICON'2003, 40th National Conference of Indian Academy of Paediatrics, at Mumbai (January 3-5, 2003)
  39. Current Concepts in the Orthopaedic Management of Cerebral Palsy. Guest Lecture Presented at 1st National Convention of Childhood Disability Group, Indian Academy of Paediatrics, at Bhubaneswar (November 23-24, 2002)
  40. Proximal Tibial Rotational Osteotomy for Tibial Torsion. Presented at IOACON'2002, 47th National Conference of Indian Orthopaedic Association, at Patna (November 15-17, 2002)
  41. Recent Advances in the Orthopaedic Management of Cerebral Palsy. Plenary Lecture presented at OPSI'2002, organised by the Orthotic and Prosthetic Society of India, at Bangalore (January 24-26, 2002)
  42. The Role of Orthopaedic Surgery in Cerebral Palsy. Presented at the Training Program on Early Recognition and Management of Disability, organised at Thrissur, Kerala, by the National Institute for the Mentally Handicapped, Secunderabad (September 16, 2001)
  43. Cerebral Palsy: the basics. Guest lecture presented at the Course on Comprehensive Management of the Neurologically Impaired Child Using Neurodevelopmental and Myofascial Release Techniques, organised by Jeena Inc., USA, and Bangalore Children's Hospital & Research Centre (BCHRC), at Bangalore, India (December 4-16, 2000)
  44. Role of Gait Analysis and Orthopaedic Surgery in Cerebral Palsy. Guest lecture presented at the Course on Comprehensive Management of the Neurologically Impaired Child Using Neurodevelopmental and Myofascial Release Techniques, organised by Jeena Inc., USA, and BCHRC, at Bangalore, India (December 4-16, 2000)
  45. Tibial Rotational Osteotomies. Presented to the British Society for Surgery in Cerebral Palsy, at the University of Heidelberg, Germany (September 17, 1998)

Chairperson of Symposia at International Conferences:

  1. Organisational Ergonomics in Healthcare, Important Ergonomic Issues with Children and How assess an Employee with Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorder? at the 18th World Ergonomics Congress at Recife, Brazil (February 12-16, 2012)
  2. Injury Prevention in Physiotherapists (Chairperson and presenter: Sharan D) at Healthcare Systems Ergonomics and Patient Safety (HEPS), June 22-24, 2011 at Oviedo, Spain (http://www.heps2011.org)
  3. On-site prevention and treatment programme for work related musculoskeletal disorders in information technology companies (Chairperson: Sharan D) at 10th International Symposium of Human Factors in Organisational Design and Management (ODAM), April 4-6, 2011 at Grahamstown, South Africa (http://www.ru.ac.za/static/conferences/odam2011_wp/). Also delivered talks on Treatment and prognosis of WRMSD, and How to calculate the Return on Investment of the On-site clinic.
  4. Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders (Chairperson: Sharan D) at World Ergonomic Congress, August 9-14, 2009 at Beijing, China (www.iea2009.org). Also presented a paper on Risk Factors, Clinical Features and Outcome of Treatment of Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders in onsite clinics in Indian IT Companies.

Course Director of the following courses:

  1. Workshop on Healthcare Ergonomics (January 22, 2012)
  2. Advanced Workshop on Ergonomic Workplace Analysis (January 19-21, 2012, September 16-18, 2011, October 29-31, 2010, April 23-25, 2010, September 27- 28, 2009)
  3. Workshop on Craniosacral Therapy (June 13, 2010)
  4. Workshop on Giddiness and Vestibular Rehabilitation (March 21, 2010)
  5. Workshop on Taping Techniques (Feb 20-21, 2010)
  6. Conference on Chronic Widespread Pain (Jan 8-10, 2010) Guest Faculty: Dr Michael Hutson, Consultant Orthopaedic (Musculoskeletal) Physician, Nottingham and London, UK
  7. Workshop on Stroke Rehabilitation (December 20, 2009). Guest Faculty: Dr. Ganesh Bhat Bavikatte, Speciality Registrar in Rehabilitation Medicine, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, UK 
  8. Pre-conference Workshop on WRMSD at HWWE 2009: Annual International Conference of Indian Society of Ergonomics at Kolkata (December 16-20, 2009).
  9. Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders (WRMSD) Assessment Workshop (October 25, 2009)
  10. Research Methodology and Scientific Publication (August 22-23, 2009) Guest Faculty: Dr. Vishal Aggarwal, NIHR Clinician Scientist, University of Manchester, UK
  11. Functional Rehabilitation of Spastic Upper Extremity in Children (February 15, 2009) Guest Faculty: Dr Eva Ponten MD, PhD, Paediatric Orthopaedic & Hand Surgeon, Astrid Lindgren Children’s Hospital, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
  12. Advanced Ergonomics Course (January 12-16, 2009), Guest Faculty: Prof. Arun Garg, PhD, CPE and Dr. Jay Kapellusch (Univ. of Wisconsin, USA)
  13. Workshop on Chronic Orofacial Pain (Oct 12, 2008) Guest Faculty: Dr. Vishal Aggarwal, Walport Lecturer in Primary Care Dentistry, Univ. of Manchester, UK
  14.  “It’s not growing pain!” Workshop on Musculoskeletal Pain in Children (Oct 9, 2008), Guest Faculty: Dr. AV Ramanan, Consultant Pediatric Rheumatologist and Senior Lecturer, Univ. of Bristol, UK
  15. International Conference on Ergonomics (Sept 20 & 21, 2008), Guest Faculty: Prof. Daniela Colombini, Dr. Natale Battevi and Ms. Lucia Pigini, Univ of Milano, Italy
  16. Advanced Course in Functional Spasticity Management (Aug 9-10, 2008), Guest Faculty: Prof. V Saraph, Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon, Medical University of Graz, Austria
  17. Ergonomics Meets Design Symposium (June 22, 2008), Guest Faculty: Dr. Era Poddar, National Institute of Design, Bangalore
  18. 2nd RECOUP’s RSI Orientation Course (January 20-21, 2007)
  19. 2nd RECOUP Course on Cerebral Palsy: Post Surgical Rehabilitation (December 2-3, 2006)
  20. 1st RECOUP’s RSI Orientation Course (November 18-19, 2006)
  21. 1st RECOUP Course on Cerebral Palsy: Post Surgical Rehabilitation (September 9-10, 2006)

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