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Physiotherapy
Vijayan Gopalakrishna Kurup Vijayan Gopalakrishna Kurup

Vijayan Gopalakrishna Kurup graduated in Physiotherapy (BPT) from Rajah Muthiah Medical College & Hospital, Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu in 1999 and completed his Masters degree (MPT Ortho) in 2005 with first rank.He has about 15 years of experience in managing musculoskeletal conditions to help patients regain full.

His main area of interest is in orthopaedic rehabilitation and ergonomic consultation. Vijayan provides leadership and support to his team at Rajagiri Hospital by maintaining a commitment to high quality, professional and holistic care and giving clients the advice and exercises they need to remain pain and injury free.

 qualifications

Professional Diploma in Clinical Research (PDCR)
Catalyst Clinical Services, New Delhi 2013
MPT (Ortho)
Rajah Muthiah Medical College & Hospital (RMMC & H), Annamalai University 2005
P G Diploma in Hospital Management
Directorate of Distance Education, Annamalai University 2002
BPT
Rajah Muthiah Medical College & Hospital (RMMC & H), Annamalai University 1999

Experience
  • Chief Physiotherapist
  • Physiotherapist – Sree Narayana Medical Mission Hospital, Cherthala - 2000 – 2003
  • Chief Physiotherapist / Head of Department – Vinayaka Mission Hospital, Salem - 2006-2014
  • Faculty - Vinayaka Mission's College of Physiotherapy, Salem - 2006-2014
Expertise
  • Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
  • Geriatric Rehabilitation
  • Ergonomic Consultation
Publications

     Main Author

  • Low Back Pain in Pregnancy – Incidence & Risk Factors: Indian Journal of Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy. April-June 2012, Vol.6, No.2, 138-142 (International Indexed Journal)

     Co-author

  • Less Invasive Management of Closed & Grade I & II Compound Proximal Tibial Fractures With Locking Compression Plates – A Clinical Study: Journal of Tamil Nadu Orthopaedic Association; August 2012; Vol 38; Issue 2; 7-13
  • Outcomes of Surgical Treatment of Acetabular Fractures: Journal of Tamil Nadu Orthopaedic Association; August 2012; Vol 38; Issue 2; 19-25
  • Cemented Bipolar Hemiarthroplasty for Femoral Neck Fractures in Elderly Patients: Journal of Tamil Nadu Orthopaedic Association; August 2012; Vol 38; Issue 2; 30-35
  • Cemented Bipolar Hemiarthroplasty For Femoral Neck Fractures In Elderly Patients: Journal of Orthopedic association of South Indian States; August 2012; Vol 6
  • Distal femoral locking plate fixation for Muller’s Type-C fracture femur: Journal of Tamil Nadu Orthopaedic Association; February 2011; Vol 37; 68-71
  • Proximal Femoral Nailing (PFN) of pertrochanteric fractures: Journal of Tamil Nadu Orthopaedic Association; February 2011; Vol 37; 72-75 Cemented Total Knee Arthroplasty – A short term clinical and functional assessment and outcome analysis: Journal of Tamil Nadu Orthopaedic Association; February 2011; Vol 37; 96-101
  • Outcomes following cemented total hip arthroplasty: Journal of Tamil Nadu Orthopaedic Association; February 2011; Vol 37; 109-117 Cemented Total Knee Arthroplasty – A short term clinical and functional assessment and outcome analysis: Journal of Orthopedic association of South Indian States; August 2009; Vol 6
  • Distal femoral locking plate fixation for Muller’s Type-C fracture femur: Journal of Orthopedic association of South Indian States; August 2009; Vol 6
Awards and Accomplishments
  • Best outgoing student & winner of Annapoorani Ammal Prize for securing highest marks in MPT in Annamalai University during the academic year 2005–06
  • A scholarship under Ramasamy Padayatchiar Endowment instituted by Government of Tamil Nadu, for the year 2004-05 in recognition of academic performance during the course of MPT
Memberships
  • Life Member - Indian Society of Ergonomics.
  • Life Member - Spinal Cord Society
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