Stair Climb Test is reliable, valid, but not responsive in people with hip/knee osteoarthritis

linkphysio | December 20, 2021

In a new analysis of data using four trials in Melbourne, Australia, we found that an OARSI (Osteoarthritis...

Learn about Osteoarthritis

linkphysio | June 2, 2020

Osteoarthritis is among the most common and debilitating musculoskeletal conditions. There are so many inconsistencies we read on...

Low back pain – resources

linkphysio | April 12, 2020

Today, I had a chance to participate in a discussion facilitated by Nepal Physiotherapy Association on low back...

Pain Prevention – Nepali translations of the IASP factsheets are online

linkphysio | April 6, 2020

The International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) is working in various ways to achieve its vision...

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LinkPhysio is started by Saurab Sharma, PhD which is an initiative to improve evidence-based practice, share recent knowledge with health professionals and students of health care in Nepal and other developing countries. This website also encourages the active participation of health-professionals including physiotherapists and students to write evidence-based articles on...

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Saurab completed his Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2008. After working for 3 years as a physiotherapy teaching assistant and a physiotherapist at the Kathmandu University School of Medical Sciences and Dhulikhel Hospital respectively, he studied Master of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy from Manipal University, and completed in 2013. He worked for another additional 3+ years in the same institution as a Lecturer in Physiotherapy and after being promoted to Assistant Professor, he joined as a PhD Researcher at Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, New Zealand in 2017.
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The Role of Physical Therapists in the Medical Response Team Following a Natural Disaster: Our Experience in Nepal.

Nepal Physiotherapy Association (Reed D, Shakya N, Pokhrel S, Sharma S)

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