Faculty Profile

Dr.sindhu Vijayakumar

Associate Professor
  • Qualification
    MBBS
    JIPMER, Pondicherry - 1997

    MD
    AIIMS, New Delhi - 2001

    DNB
    NBE, Delhi - 2001

  • Experience
    • Physiatrist and Head, Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Unit - - 2018-2022
    • Private Practice - - 2017-2018
    • Post Graduate Medical Trainee (Resident) - - 2011-2016
    • Assistant Professor - - 2008-2010
    • Specialist Grade II, PMR - - 2006-2008
    • Senior Research Associate, Dept of PMR - - 2004-2006
    • Senior Resident - - 2001-2004
    • Junior Resident - - 1998-2001
    • RMO - - 1997-1998
  • Publications
    • V Sindhu, U Singh, S Wadhwa, SL Yadav. Advantages of Ischial Weight Bearing Immediate Post Operative Prosthesis. IJPMR, April 2002; 13: 5-11.
    • S Vijayakumar, U Singh. PWD Act: Awareness among beneficiaries and members of rehabilitation team. Indian Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, April 2004; 15: 12-16
    • S Vijayakumar, U Singh.“Prevalence of medical complications vis-à-vis psychosocial complications in spinal cord injury patients”. IJPMR, April 2004; 15: 38-44.
    • Sindhu V, Diganta Borah and U. Singh. “Significance of grip strength in Geriatric Rehabilitation: A Pilot Study”. IJPMR, April 2006; 17 (1): 5 – 7.
    • Sindhu V, Anil K Gupta, M MAraf, Diganta Borah, S L Yadav, U Singh, Sanjay Wadhwa. vi. “Multiple Disabilities – Challenges in Rehabilitation: A Case Report”. IJPMR, October 2006; 17 (2): 41 – 44.
    • S Vijayakumar, U Singh, SL Yadav. Spinal Tuberculosis: Presenting as Retroperitoneal Lymphadenopathy, Obstructive Uropathy, Chronic Renal Failure and Back pain – A Case Report. IJPMR, April 2003; 14: 19-23.
    • Diganta Borah, Sanjay Wadhwa, Upinderpal Singh, Shiv LalYadav, ManasiBhattacharjee and Sindhu V. “Age related changes in postural stability”. Indian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology, October 2007; 51 (4): 395 – 404.
    • SindhuVijayakumar.“Persons with Disabilities and their Employment: Can I do anything to bring about a positive change as a Physiatrist?”. Kerala Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (KJPMR), April 2021; 18 (3): 8 - 10.
    • SindhuVijayakumar.“Assistive Technology for Cerebral Palsy Rehabilitation”. Kerala Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (KJPMR); Oct 2022; 19 (4): 67 – 73.