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Dr. D.Y. Patil College of Physiotherapy

Physical Assessment Camp at Kamayani School, Nigdi

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 |Kamayani School, Nigdi |Health Camp/ Medical Camp/ Diagnostic Camp


Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Physiotherapy, Pune has organizeda physical assessment camp at Kamayani School Nigdi on 17th July 2019. The campwas organized for the Down’s Syndrome children under the guidance of Dr. VidhiShah with a team of 15 postgraduate students of Dr. D.Y.Patil College ofPhysiotherapy, Pune.

 The Physicalassessment camp started with collecting the demographic data including height,weight, head circumference and intelligent quotient of the down’s syndromechildren. All the vitals like Pulse rate, Respiratory rate, Blood Pressure,SPO2 was recorded before system evaluation. The cognition was assessed byCS-DS Scale. The strength, flexibility, and balance of the children wereassessed with the help of manual muscle testing, sit & reach test, BackScratch test, and Pediatric balance scale respectively. The cardio-respiratorystatus of the children was assessed by pulse oxymetry, chest excursion andmeasuring the PEFR values. The fitness and endurance were evaluated by 3-minutewalk test and shuttle walk test.  

Total 30 Down’s syndrome children between the age group of6-18 years were benefited in the camp. The camp was ended by rewarding theprincipal of the school and the parents of the children.

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