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On behalf of Pulsus Group, we are esteemed to invite you to join Yoga and Physiotherapy Congress which will be held from Oct 16-17, 2017 at Chicago, USA

Yoga and Physiotherapy 2017 has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Committee.

The live format of this educational activity will be accredited with CME Credits

The conference will be organized around the theme “Health is the greatest strength, unite it to bring with Yoga and physiotherapy”. Our goal is to deliver an outstanding program which covers the entire spectrum of research in Yoga and Physiotherapy and share the cross-cultural experiences of various treatment procedures.

Pulsus Group

Pulsus Group is a Medical publisher that adheres to stringent peer-review procedure with a view to set an example in promoting standard medical research with integrity. Pulsus Group takes pride in getting the endorsements of prestigious associations and societies like Germany medical societies. As an ardent supporter of medical publishing, Pulsus Group closely associates with the Germany and other international medical research associations. It publishes a wide range of medical journals that focus on medical specialties like cardiology, Integrative Medicine, Surgery and Reproductive Medicine.Pulsus group is closely associated with globally renowned academic and research societies like Germany Society of Plastic Surgeons, Germany Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Groupe pour l'Avancementde la Microchirurgie Germany, Germany Society for Surgery of the Hand.

Pulsus Group. is an internationally renowned peer-review publisher in scientific, technical, and medical journals established in the year 1984 with offices in Ontario, Canada and Hyderabad, India has acquired Andrew John Publishing and openaccessjournals.com to expand its Open Access Publishing through its 50+ journals in association with 20+ International medical and scientific societies.

Pulsus through its cmesociety.com is been very instrumental to provide an invaluable channel for scientists and researchers to exchange ideas and research by creating a forum for discussing the possibilities of future collaborations between universities, institutions, research bodies and organizations from different countries through international CME/CPD accredited conferences and meetings.

Who to attend?


Certified Yogatherapists

Massage Therapists

Sports Terapists

Yoga Instructors


Medical Directors

Business Delegates

Student Delegates

Conference Opportunities

For Researchers and Faculty Members:

Speaker Presentations

Poster Display

Symposium hosting (4-5 member team)

Workshop organizing

For Universities, Associations & Societies:

Association Partnering

Collaboration proposals

Academic Partnering

Group Participation

For Students and Research Scholars:

Poster Competition (Winner will get Best Poster Award)

Young Researcher Forum (YRF Award to the best presenter)

Student Attendee

Group registrations

For Business Delegates:

Speaker Presentations

Symposium hosting

Book Launch event

Networking opportunities

Audience participation

For Product Manufacturers:

Exhibitor and Vendor booths

Sponsorships opportunities

Product launch

Workshop organizing

Scientific Partnering

Marketing and Networking with clients

CME Certification

Yoga and Physiotherapy Congress is one of the world’s first congresses which will be accredited with CME (Continuing Medical Education) certification by registered accrediting bodies. The application for CME will be only available for registered delegates/speakers and students. Up to 21 CME can be availed at this event. No extra fee for CME will be levied.

Sessions and Tracks

Track 1: Yoga

Yoga offers a multitude of mental and physical benefits. In the modern era of yoga, advances in technology and accessibility of information allow researchers to test and prove these benefits that have been discussed for generations.

Yoga is that the Indic word for union and may be a 5000-year-old Indian body of information. although several consider yoga solely as a exercise wherever individuals twist, turn, stretch, and suspire the foremost advanced ways in which, these are literally solely the foremost superficial side of this profound science of development the infinite potentials of the human mind and soul. The science of Yoga imbibes the entire essence of the manner of Life.

Yoga research:Yoga offers a large number of mental and physical advantages. within the epoch of yoga, advances in technology and accessibility of data enable researchers to check and prove these advantages that are mentioned for generations.

Track 2: Physical therapy

Physical therapy (PT), mostly known as Physiotherapy, is a primary care specialty in western medicine that, by using mechanical force and movements [Bio-mechanics or Kinesiology], Manual therapy, exercise therapy, electrotherapy and various physical therapies who practice evidence based treatments, remediates impairments and promotes mobility, function, and quality of life through examination, diagnosis, prognosis, and physical intervention. It is performed by physical therapists (known as physiotherapists in many countries).
Physical therapists help people maximise their quality of life, looking at physical, psychological, emotional and social wellbeing. They work in the health spheres of promotion, prevention, treatment/intervention, habilitation and rehabilitation.

Track 3: Yoga in physical therapy

Yoga therapy is a branch of physiotherapy that uses yoga postures, breathing exercises, meditation, and guided imagery to improve mental and physical health. The holistic focus of yoga therapy encourages the integration of mind, body, and spirit. Therapy covers a broad range of therapeutic modalities, incorporating elements from both physical therapy and psychotherapy. Potential benefits from yoga therapy include stress reduction, psychological well-being, improved diet, and efficient functioning of bodily systems

Track 4: Chiropractic Technique

Chiropractic is an alternative medicine that deals with the diagnosis of mechanical disorder of SPINE which belongs to musculoskeletal system of our body.

Development of osteopathic and chiropractic medicine in North America gained popularity of Chiropractic technique in late 19th century. Gonstead chiropractic technique is the major chiropractic technique used on the theme of spinal adjustment treatment “on hands”.The main part of Chiropractic technique is the massage and manipulation which helps in the adjustment of spine and related tissues. Chiropractic manipulation is not effective for any medical condition according to the scientific evidence, with the exception of treatment for lower back pain. Cervical spine has been debated particularly with the safety of manipulation. Adverse results, including death in the Chiropractic treatment are rare. Chiropractors may use exercise and other treatments as advice. Chiropractic Activation method is an instrument assisted treatment method used by chiropractors for treatment of back pain, neck pain and headaches.

Track 5: Orthopaedic physiotherapy

Orthopaedic Physiotherapy is branch of physiotherapy and is targeted towards the treatment of Musculo – Skeletal ailments (Orthotics). It involves regaining appropriate health and function of structures surrounding the Joint regions and normalizing the Biomechanics following any injury or Orthopaedic disease.

Track 6: Neurological Rehabilitation

Neurological Rehabilitation or Rehabilitation of sensory and cognitive function typically involves methods for retraining neural pathways or training new neural pathways to regain or improve neurocognitive functioning that has been diminished by disease or trauma. By focusing on all aspects of a person's wellbeing, neurorehabilitation offers a series of therapies from the psychological to occupational, teaching or re-training patients on mobility skills, communication processes, and other aspects of that person's daily routine. The most important therapies are physiotherapy, psychological therapy, occupational therapy speech, vision therapy, and language therapy.

Track 7: Physiotherapy in sports related injuries

Sports Physiotherapy is a specialized branch of physiotherapy which deals with injuries and issues related to sports people. Physiotherapists are important members of the sports medicine team and are involved in the prevention and management of injured athlete’s right from the acute stage of injury to the stage of rehabilitation. Sports Injury Rehabilitation helps athletes effectively treat pain and return to normal function. Progressive exercises are included in rehabilitation programmes to ensure the injury site returns to a fully functional state. Sports Injury Rehabilitation treats a range of conditions including acute sports injuries, strains, sprains, muscle, tendon and ligament repairs, tendonitis, hand injuries, shoulder dislocation, foot or ankle dysfunction.

Track 8: Paediatric physiotherapy

Paediatric Physiotherapy provides a wide variety of traditional and innovative therapies to children. Pediatric physical therapy assists in early detection of health problems and uses a limited variety of modalities to provide physical therapy for disorders in the children. These therapists are specialized in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of infants, children, and adolescents with a variety of congenital, developmental, neuromuscular, skeletal, or acquired disorders/diseases. These includes Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Massage Therapy, Speech To work effectively and efficiently the paediatric physiotherapist must in addition to his physiotherapy skills, have a clear understanding of the development process of the childhood, primitive reflex patterns and paediatric illness and disability.

Track 9: Palliative care physiotherapy

Palliative care is a multidisciplinary approach to specialized medical care for people with serious illnesses. It focuses on providing people with relief from the symptoms, pain, physical stress, and mental stress of a serious illness. The goal of such therapy is to improve quality of life, Evidence as of 2016 supports Physiotherapy in improvement of quality of life. Physical therapist provides palliative care using heat, cold, and TENS for alleviation of pain. Knee joint pains in overweight and arthritis, most common are osteoarthritis and Low Back Pain both of which are treatable occurs mostly in the age of forties and hence is a common dysfunction for all the women of this age. Pregnancy related pelvic girdle disorder occurs in 60-70% of women during their gestation period.

Track 10: Advancement in Physiotherapy

There has been renewed interest in the spondyloarthropathy family of chronic inflammatory Pain medication conditions, which has been fuelled to a large extent by the biologic era. Over the period of the past 2 years in particular, there have been several notable advances. First, there have been a number of large, high-quality randomized controlled trials evaluating the tumor necrosis factor (TNF) blockers and conservative treatments such as physiotherapy and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for use in spondyloarthropathy. Operant behavioral and cognitive-behavioral treatment for chronic low back pain

Track 11: Geriatric physiotherapy

Geriatric physical therapy is the branch of medicine that studies rehabilitation and physical therapy issues in elderly. It covers three areas – normal aging due to disuse and deconditioning, cardiovascular problems like vascular disease and stroke, and skeletal problems including and osteoarthritis and osteoporosis conditions such as knee and hip replacements. Physical medicine physicians use rehabilitation to work toward the goal of returning the patient to a pre-injury quality of life and may use physical, occupational, and speech therapies. Rehabilitation maintains functional independence in the elderly it is imperative for the patients' well-being and for society.

Track 12: Integumentary physiotherapy

Integumentary is colloquially known as the skin and is an organ system which has many functions. It is important to have an understanding of the skin with relation to clinical physiotherapy practice. Physical therapists may utilize surgical instruments, wound irrigations, dressings and topical agents to remove the damaged or contaminated tissue and promote tissue healing. Other commonly used interventions include exercise, edema control, splinting, and compression garments. The work done by physical therapists in the integumentary specialty do work similar to what would be done by medical doctors or nurses in the emergency room or triage.

Track 13: Manual physiotherapy strategies

From breaks to bruises to bursitis, physical therapists have a special knack for assessing the human body and helping restore it back to optimal performance. Armed with cutting edge equipment and a huge background of knowledge, PTs can help diagnose and treat many common ailments and movement disorders. Manual therapy is a prime method to removing movement restrictions and helping patients move better. Methods such as Massage Therapy, Osteopathic manipulative medicine, , Myotherapy,Functional Electrical Stimulation , Spinal Manipulation.

Track 14: Hydrotherapy in Physiotherapy

Hydrotherapy, otherwise known as Aquatic Physiotherapy, is a specific form of physiotherapy treatment conducted in a heated pool. Aquatic Physiotherapy can help relieve pain, promote relaxation, mobilize joints, strengthen muscles, develop balance and coordination, and improve general fitness

Track 15: Artificial Physiotherapy methods

Physiotherapy is a field of medicine that studies physiological and medical effect of natural and artificial physical factors and develops methods of their application for preventive and Traumatic Brain Injuries, A group of physical methods of treatment and their practical application. Physiotherapy includes Hypnosis, phototherapy, Arthroscopy, thermal treatment, treatment by mechanical effects. Balneology is an independent section of physiotherapy. Each of them includes a number of treatment modes based on application of one or another physical factor.

Track 16: Psycho-Physiotherapy

Psycho- Physiotherapy is a method of therapy that integrates approaches of both psychotherapy and body therapy in one simultaneous process. The therapeutic work is continually integrating the physical with the psychological and vice versa. The process of Psycho-Physical Therapy is based on the following principles like Parts are never separate from the whole, The body is the primary vehicle through which the therapeutic work is done.

Track 17: Clinical Electrophysiology

Clinical electrophysiology is the application of electrophysiology principles to medicine. The two main branches of this discipline are electrotherapy and electro physiologic testing (EEG, electromyography, etc.) Clinical electrophysiology can be utilized in the study and treatment of various physiological conditions, and most notably in clinical cardiac electrophysiology.

Track 18: Cardiovascular & pulmonary physiotherapy

Cardiopulmonary physical therapists offer therapy for a wide variety of cardiopulmonary disorders. They also offer therapy pre & post cardiac surgery (like coronary artery bypass surgery) and pulmonary surgery. Primary goals of these therapies include increasing endurance and functional independence. Manual therapy is used in this field to assist in clearing lung secretions experienced with cystic fibrosis. Patients with various disorders, including heart attacks, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and pulmonary fibrosis, can benefit from specialized cardiovascular and pulmonary physical therapists.

Market Analysis

Yogatherapy:Just being calm is a tremendous asset when you are in pain. An emerging field in America “Yoga therapy is really just blossoming,” yoga therapy hovers somewhere between a doctor’s visit and a stretching class.Yoga therapist’s work in small groups or private sessions, addressing specific health problems and adapting poses accordingly. According to the trade group International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT), membership has more than tripled in the last three years, and the number of schools offering training has doubled over the past two years.

Yoga itself is being embraced as a health and wellness practice in America, Yoga is offered at 93 percent of 755 integrative medical centers.

Nearly 10% of U.S. adults and 3% of children participated in yoga in 2012, up from 5% of adults and 2% of children a decade earlier; More than 24 million U.S. adults practiced yoga in 2013, up from 17 million in 2008. That makes it roughly as popular as golf.

Physiotherapy: Physiotherapy has existed from thousands of years as a form of treatment for dysfunctions and disabilities. It is becoming a key treatment in the rehabilitation of patients who are suffering from debilitating conditions as a result of injury or diseases. Physiotherapy maintains, restore and optimise health and function throughout the lifespan. Physiotherapy helps in maximising quality of life by using the principles of promotion, prevention, treatment/intervention, habilitation and rehabilitation. This encompasses physical, psychological, emotional, and social wellbeing. There are a lot of people suffering from spinal pain, neck pain, back pain and sports related injuries where we an allied health professional service, so we need a good physiotherapist Physiotherapy has developed from simple massage therapies to a complex assortment of therapies. Now, it has multiple and specialized applications

Physiotherapy Services Market: Overview

Physiotherapy also known as physical therapy is provided by physiotherapist to the patients suffering from disabilities and impairments of mobility. Physiotherapists are healthcare professionals who are efficient in diagnosis and treatment of aforementioned medical conditions. Physical therapy also involves an interaction between patient and physiotherapist in order to access and diagnose the potential movement in the patient. It also helps in setting certain goals for early and effective physiotherapy. Quality of life coupled with functional ability of various body organs are enhanced by availing physiotherapy.

Importance and Scope:The global physiotherapy equipment markets poised to reach $19,786.3 million by 2019 from $14,240.0 million in 2014, at a CAGR of 6.8% from 2014 to 2019.Factors such as growing base of geriatric population, inclination towards adopting active lifestyle habits, increasing penetration of physiotherapy services, and favourable healthcare reforms are driving the growth of the physiotherapy equipment market. In addition, high-potential emerging markets and technological advancements such as virtual reality, rehabilitation robots, exoskeletons, and implanted devices for pain management are offering robust growth opportunities to the market players. However, uncertain reimbursement scenario in the U.S. and economic downturn in European countries are hindering the growth of this market.

The physiotherapy equipment market is segmented on the basis of products, applications, end users, and geographies. Based on the type of products, the physiotherapy equipment market is segmented into equipment and accessories. The equipment segment is further categorized into hydrotherapy, cryotherapy, continuous passive motion (CPM), electric stimulation, heat therapy, therapeutic exercises, ultrasound, and others (laser therapy, wax therapy, and traction). The accessories segment is further bifurcated into orthoses and other assistive devices (walkers, wheelchairs, and crutches). Equipment accounted for the largest share ~65% of the global physiotherapy market in 2014.

There are a lot of people suffering from spinal pain, neck pain, back pain and sports related injuries where we an allied health professional service, so we need a good physiotherapist.

On the basis of applications, the physiotherapy equipment market is broadly classified into cardiovascular and pulmonary, musculoskeletal, neurology, paediatric, and others (sports, women health, and palliative care). Musculoskeletal is the largest and fastest-growing segment of the physiotherapy equipment market, by application. The large share of this market can be attributed to growing incidences of cardiovascular problems, neurological disorders, and growing number of injuries and accidents.

Hospitals Associated with physiotherapy and Yoga Research around the World:

  • Craig Hospital, USA
  • Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois (CHUV), Switzerland
  • Institute Guttmann, SPAIN
  • State Hospital Hochzirl, Austria
  • MossRehab, USA
  • London Bridge Hospital
  • Trauma Center Murnau, Germany
  • Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, USA
  • Jeanes Hospital
  • Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
  • Wellington Hospital, UK
  • VAMED, Austria
  • Cleveland Clinic’s Wellness Institute, USA
  • Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health

Major Physiotherapy and Yoga Associations:

  • American Physical Therapy Association
  • International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Physical Therapists
  • Nepal Physiotherapy Association (NEPTA)
  • Canadian Physiotherapy Association’s (CPA)
  • Physiotherapy Association of Trinidad & Tobago
  • Taiwan Physical Therapy Association Congress
  • Hong Kong Physiotherapy Association
  • Australian Physiotherapy Association
  • Physiotherapy UK
  • Australian Physiotherapy Association
  • The Indian Association of Physiotherapist
  • Ontario Physiotherapy Association
  • The International Association of YOGA THERAPISTS
  • The Himalayan Institute, USA
  • International Yoga Federation
  • Canadian Yoga Federation
  • Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga



Dutch Martin



James McKivigan

Touro University in Henderson, Nevada USA


Stephen Chao

Stony Brook University, New York USA


Ehab Abdelhafeez

Cairo University Faculty of Physical Therapy Egypt


Manijot Kaur

Vijayanand Diagnostic Centre , Ludhiana India


Amrinder Singh

Guru Nanak Dev University , Amritsar India


Nowall Al-Sayegh

Kuwait University Kuwait


Senthamil R. Selvan

Vetha Center for Transdisciplinary Studies, Newark, NJ, USA


Rita Deering

Marquette University Department of Physical Therapy USA


Sanam Mainali

Dayananda Sagar College of Physiotherapy India


Dattatraya Devarao Kulkarni

Kaivalyadhama Institute of Scientific & Philosophico-Literary Research Training and Therapy in Yoga, Lonavla India


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