Established 1990

We are a team of qualified and trained health care professionals in physical rehabilitation. The dedication and commitment of all the members has contributed towards the growth of Total Rehab. Our patients have been our strength and motivation in our growth. We attribute all the credit of our growth to our valued patients. Philosophy – Holistic approach Total Rehab team:
  1. Dr Alpana Dongre (PT)
  2. Dr Hanspal Dongre MBBS, MD
  3. Dr G S Patnaik MBBS, MS
  4. Dr Vijayachithra (PT)
  5. Dr Divya (PT)
  6. Dr Aravind Kumar(PT)
  7. Mrs Shilpa Khandelwal (Dip Yoga therapy)
Dr Alpana Dongre(PT) A licensed physiotherapy practitioner having 25 years of experience in clinical and academic work. She has graduated in Physiotherapy from Government Medical College, Nagpur University in 1985 and completed her postgraduate studies from All India Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mumbai in 1987. Dr Alpana (PT) believes that a good clinician should have a good knowledge about culture, traditions, beliefs and psychology of the society; and she studied B A in Sociology and M A in Public Administration too. An Orthopaedic and Sports Physiotherapist and a qualified medical acupuncture practitioner, Dr Alpana (PT) holds special interest in spine management and received a fellowship from American Back Society in 2006 for outstanding work in spine care. She has worked as a consultant / clinician at hospitals in India and abroad.
Positions held:
  1. Professor (1998 – 2011) Lokmanya Medical Foundation and Research Centre College of Physiotherapy, Pune, All Saints Physiotherapy College Ludhiana, Punjab; Ravi Nair College of Physiotherapy Wardha, Maharashtra; SRM College of Physiotherapy Chennai, Tamil Nadu; M V Shetty College of Physiotherapy Mangalore; Srinivas College of Physiotherapy Mangalore, Karnataka; Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College Belgaum, Karnataka.
  2. Post graduate guide, teacher and/or examiner: Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nagpur University, Dr MGR Medical University, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka, Dharwad University Karnataka, Gonoshasthaya Bishvabidyalaya, Bangladesh
  3. Member spinal rehabilitation committee, American Back Society
  4. Member of undergraduate and post graduate physiotherapy syllabus formation committee at The Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University and Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka
Professional Achievements
  1. Pioneer of spinal rehabilitation in Tamil Nadu
  2. Developed a new technology for non surgical treatment of spinal pains. The technology is named ‘DRS’
  3. Developed a new technology for treatment of shoulder pains, named ‘CRT’
  4. First practitioner to use PEMF treatment for neurogenic pains, varicose veins and degenerative joint diseases in Tamil Nadu
  5. The only therapist to have treated more than 7000 cases of spinal problems
  6. Owns Total Rehab-state of art Health and Rehabilitation centre for spine care, medical fitness and cosmetology in the heart of Chennai city
  7. Developed a protocol for drugless control of diabetes with proven results
  8. Pioneer of cosmetic physiotherapy
Dr Hanspal Dongre Dr Hanspal Dongre completed his MBBS and MD studies from Government Medical College, Nagpur University in 1988. He has a specialization in anaesthesiology and has worked in emergency medicine, paediatric anaesthesia and obstetric anaesthesia.

Institutions where Dr Hanspal has been attached:
  1. MIOT Hospitals, Chennai as consultant anaesthesiologist.
  2. Ministry of Health, Saudi Arabia
  3. Saveetha Dental College and Hospital, Chennai
  4. Universal College of Medical sciences, Nepal
  5. Bai Jerbai Hopsital for Children, Mumbai
  6. Nawrosjee Wadia Maternity Hospital, Mumbai
  7. Mumbai Corporation Hospitals
  8. Bombay Hospital, Mumbai
He has special interest in pain management and non-invasive cosmetic treatments for obesity. For this he has underwent special training in India and abroad. At Total Rehab, all patients for medical gym are first evaluated by Dr Hanspal. All courses in basic life support and   Dr G S Patnaik Dr G S Patnaik is a dynamic medical professional who graduated and specialized in orthopaedics from Government Medical College, Nagpur University in 1997. He also has a Fellowship in Trauma from University of Birmingham, USA. Many medals and achievements to his credit, including a certificate of merit from ministry of health, Sultanate of Oman, Dr G S Patnaik has significantly contributed to the field of orthopaedics in India and abroad. Dr G S Patnaik has presented papers in many international conferences. Also, he has delivered guest lectures and key note addresses. He has many publications in the form of scientific papers and subject related books to his credits.
Dr G S Patnaik has served in many colleges and hospitals:
  1. KIDS Multispecialty Hospital, Bhubaneshwar, Orissa as consultant trauma surgeon
  2. Kalinga Multispecialty Hospital, Bhubaneshwar, Orissa as consultant orthopaedic surgeon
  3. Melaka Medical College, Malayasia
  4. Institute of Medical sciences, Bhubaneshwar, Orissa
  5. Government Medical college, Nagpur
  6. Raja Mutaiah MedIcal College, Annamalai Univeristy
  7. Ministry of Health, Sultanate of Oman
Dr Patnaik offers his consultancy services at Total Rehab, and advocates non-surgical measures of pain management. Dr Vijayachithra(PT) - a graduate physiotherapist from TN Dr MGR Medical University Chennai, is associated with Total Rehab from 2010 in the capacity of senior clinical physiotherapist. Has special interest in therapeutic exercises, knee and neck pains.     Dr Divya (PT) - a physiotherapist with masters degree in orthopaedic physiotherapy from TN Dr MGR Medical University, Chennai is associated with Total Rehab from 2012. Has expertise in functional rehabilitation and back pains.     Dr Aravind Kumar(PT) - a graduate physiotherapist from TN Dr MGR Medical University, Chennai.    Mrs Shilpa Khandelwal – a commerce graduate with a diploma in yoga therapy from Mumbai and an experience of more than 10-years; has conducted many community classes in yoga for good health. She is associated with Total Rehab as a yoga practitioner for corporate wellness activities.
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The different pains which are attended at Total Rehab:
  1. Spinal pains
  2. Arthritic pains
  3. Traumatic pains
  4. TMJ pains
  5. Neuropathic pains

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