Dr. Sutanu Ghoshal (P.T), S/o Sri Kartik Chandra Ghoshal is a resident of Siliguri, West Bengal. He has completed his Bachelors in Physiotherapy from Sikkim Manipal College of Physiotherapy, Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences under Sikkim Manipal University of Health, Medical and Technological Sciences, 5th Mile, Tadong, Gangtok, Sikkim in the year 2009 with first division throughout the course period and started his carrier as a Physiotherapist. Since that time he was interested in clinical research on ergonomics and published his paper on “Prevalence of Low Back Pain in Long Distance Truck Drivers of Mountainous Terrain” at CRC Press, Florida as a chapter in a book named Advances in Occupational, Social and Organizational Ergonomics (2010). After his Bachelor’s Degree in Physiotherapy he joined immediately for his Master in Orthopedic Physiotherapy at Nopany Institute of Healthcare Studies under The West Bengal University of Health Sciences, Kolkata, West Bengal in the year 2009 (Aug). During his course of Masters in Physiotherapy he pursued a research on “Prevalence Of Low Back Pain Among Nurses And Effect Of Ergonomics Education Among The Nursing Professional With Low Back Pain” which got accepted and approved by The West Bengal University of Health Sciences, Kolkata. The research is ahead for publication. He has successfully passed his Masters of Physiotherapy (MPT) in the year 2011-12 from The West Bengal University of Health with Orthopedics as a specialty with flying colors.
After the completion of the course, he joined RECOUP Neuromusculoskeletal Rehabilitation Centre, Bangalore as a Consultant in Physiotherapy and Ergonomics and received special Trainings on Industrial, Occupational and Healthcare Ergonomics as well as specialized approaches in Modern Manual Therapy, including MYOTHERAPY (MFR, MET, Trigger point Release Therapy, PRT etc), Kinesiology Taping (applicable in facilitation of a muscle or a group of muscle, stabilization of a joint, and also for Lymphatic drainage), MWM, and Osteopathic Manipulation. He is also specifically trained in rehabilitation of Cerebral Palsy and other Pediatric neurological disorders leading to Delay in Developmental Milestones. Worked extensively on Aquatic Therapy (with or without suspension inside water), Body Weight Support Treadmill Therapy, Virtual Reality Based Therapy, EMG-Biofeedback, Whole Body Vibration Therapy.
As a clinical physiotherapist and specialist in treating cases related to Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) he has successfully treated more than 500 cases of RSI and rehabilitated successfully. As an ergonomist he has carried out more than 500 Ergonomic Workstation Analysis (EWA) for various IT companies at Bangalore. Presently he is working at RECOUP as an Assistant Manager (BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT) and Consultant in Physiotherapy and Ergonomics.
He has been associated with the FPAI for training of football coaches and licensing by AIFF. He has been taking lectures on injury prevention, Hygiene and Nutrition among footballers since past 3-4 years.
He is also an active member of The Indian Association of Physiotherapists and as a member he has sent representative letters to Smt. A. Mendiratta, Joint Director Parliamentary Standing Committee on NCHRH bill for facilitation of Physiotherapy Central Council and inclusion in the NCHRH.
His present future goal is to promote education and Research in the field of Physiotherapy and Ergonomics and to establish holistic care in the field of Community Rehabilitation.