To make a continual contribution to the profession of physical therapy with the aim of overall improvement of health in society. To look forward for an opportunity to share, contribute and serve to those who are in need of care. To achieve goals as a healthcare professional with well-designed and well-executed physical therapy programs by establishing excellent patient communication and delivering skilled care. To utilize clinical and educational experience at its best offering a challenging opportunity in the field of Physical therapy.
Certifications and Licenses
Basic Life Support (BLS) Program conducted by American Heart Association in February 2017.
Licensed Physical Therapist- Licensed in the state of Florida and North Carolina.
Education and Training
Doctor of Physical TherapyMARCH 2017Loma Linda University, School of Allied Health Professions, Loma Linda UniversityLoma Linda, California, USAG.P.A: 3.9
Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPTh)MAY 2015Sancheti Institute College of Physiotherapy, Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (M.U.H.S)Nashik, Maharashtra, IndiaG.P.A: 3.82
Physical Therapist05/2017 to CurrentKindred RehabCare ServicesGoldsboro, NC
Assessment, evaluation, re-evaluation, screening and rehabilitation of geriatric patients in a Skilled Nursing Facility to return patients to their highest/prior level of function with maximum independence.
Electronic medical documentation with designing Plan of Care for individualized patient care focusing on smart, realistic and reliable goals.
Teaching and Supervising PT students in a skilled nursing facility.
Teaching Assistant09/2015 to 02/2016School of Religion, Loma Linda UniversityLoma Linda, CA
Assisted Dr.Richard Rice in academic tasks with reviewing lecture notes, grading course papers and quizzes, assisting and conducting lectures.
Laboratory Research Assistant02/2016 to 04/2017Clinical Molecular & Psychoneuroimmunology Laboratory, Loma Linda UniversityLoma Linda, CA
Member of Dr.Lee Berk's research team.
Assistance in development and design of research protocol.
Assistance in data collection and data analysis on human subjects.
Experienced with manual EEG setup and monitoring on human subjects.
Experienced with C - reactive protein (CRP) analysis, HbA1C analysis and operating other equipments in the lab.
Participated in a National Congress on Physiotherapy Research for Physiotherapy Students, SCIENTIFICA 2013 for a topic review of "Comparative study of abdominal core strength in belly dancers and non-belly dancers."
Participated and awarded with First position in a National Congress on Physiotherapy Research for Physiotherapy Students, SCIENTIFICA 2015 for paper presentation on "Fluctuations in Ankle Brachial Index with chronicity of hypertension."
Articles and Publications
Nuts & brain wellness: Walnuts, pecans, peanuts, pistachios, cashews and almonds more significantly increase EEG power spectral density (µV2) for delta frequency (1-3 Hz) associated with deep meditation, empathy, healing and regeneration and gamma frequency (31-40 Hz) associated with enhancedcognition, recall and memory. Authors: L. S. Berk, E. Lohman, G. Bains, J. Bradburn, S. More, N. Vijayan, K. Bruhjell.
Basic tastes and EEG: Sugars andSweeteners differentially modulate the brain frequency patterns (0-40 Hz): A Pilot study. Authors: L. S. Berk, E. Lohman, G. Bains, J. Bradburn, S. More, N. Vijayan, K. Bruhjell.
Fluctuations in Ankle Brachial Index with chronicity of hypertension. Authors: S. More, S. Retharekar, R. Dabadghav, N. Bedekar, A. Shyam, P. Sancheti. The study is currently submitted to International Journal of Cardiology and Research for review and publication.
Proficient with hands-on Manual therapy, Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation, Neurodevelopment Techniques.
Well equipped with gait assessment, movement analysis and strengthening exercises protocol.
Therapeutic management of outpatient, inpatient and intensive care unit.
Ability to make individualized patient-centered decisions along with having multi-disciplinary team approach.
Evaluate, diagnose and design plan of care for Vestibular Disorders like BPPV, UVH and BVH.
Proficient rehabilitation of spinal cord injury and amputation patients.
Examination and intervention for extremity and spine using manual therapy techniques, including joint and nerve mobilization and manipulation, therapeutic exercise.
Effective in implementation of treatment program consisting of soft tissue techniques for movement restriction due to soft tissue imbalance.
Knowledgeable in Home Health Therapy and OASIS documentation.