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Dr. D.Thiagarajan (PT)

Dr. D.Thiagarajan   (Physiotherapist)

Dr. D.Thiagarajan (Physiotherapist)

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19 Years Experience Overall

Senior consultant physiotherapistResource person / course instructor in musculoskeletal and neurological physiotherapyCertified taping specialist from scotlandCourse instructor in move kinetic tapingExpert in stroke rehabilitation approaches / myofascial trigger point therapy / neuromuscular dry needlingDirect access clinical specialist / researcher in musculoskeletal and neurological physiotherapyGuest speaker in various reputed institutions like physioneeds, aiims - New Delhi, AHCC - Mumbai, SVIMS, BCIP, D.Y.Patil - Pune etc..Board member/examiner & research expert in various universities of India.Formerly principal /head of the department - physiotherapy - Santhosh Medical College & Hospital - NCR, New DelhiRecepient of four national level significant contribution awards in the field of physiotherapy.

Adambakkam, Chennai

Raghav Physiotherapy Clinic

35/43, 1st Main Road, Andal Nagar, Chennai

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Mon - Sun

10:00 - 01:00
05:00 - 09:00


Common questions & answers

Q: Who is a physiotherapist?

A: Physiotherapists are specialists who assist people with injury, or disability to help restore full function, rehabilitation, mobility and strength.They are engaged in promoting health and maintainance of overall well being.

Q: When should I see a doctor and when should I see a physiotherapist?

A: Severe injuries require patients to visit an emergency physician for further medical or surgical mode of treatment. Both physiotherapists and doctors can diagnose several injuries and either can be referred depending on the range of factors. However, physiotherapists specialize in treating musculo-skeletal system related conditions by certified exercises.

Q: What is the difference between a physiotherapist and a physical therapist?

A: Both physiotherapist and physical therapist are interchangeable terms. Both kinds of people possess specific training to diagnose symptoms of injury, disability and illnesses and treat them by physical manipulation, exercises and heat therapy.

Q: Can a physiotherapist perform surgery?

A: Physiotherapists are not trained in performing surgery. However, physiotherapists can work along with other health professionals for providing rehabilitation services.

Q: Can physiotherapists prescribe medicines?

A: The right to prescribe medicines by physiotherapists vary across nations and their medical boards. Some physiotherapists may be licensed to prescribe certain groups of pain relieving medications.


Awards and Recognitions

Received The Prestigious Significant Contribution Award From All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (Aiims)- New Delhi For The Contribution In The Field Of Neurological Physiotherapy - 2013


BPTh/BPT - The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University (TNMGRMU), 2001


Indian Association of Physiotherapist


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2006 - Present Owner at Raghav Physiotherapy Advamced Rehabilitation Centre
2002 - 2003 Physiotherapist at Aswene Soundra Hospital And Research Centre
2003 - 2005 Post Graduate at Sri Ramachandra Medical College And Hospital - Srmc University
2005 - 2006 Assistant Professor at Southern Institute Of Medical Sciences
2006 - 2007 Assistant Professor at Venkata Padmavathi Institute Of Medical Sciences

Trainings and Certifications

MPT - NEUROSCIENCES - Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai, 2005
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