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August 2021

Brinda Merchant PT, M.Th. is a practicing Physiotherapist for over 16 years based in Mumbai, India, specializing in Neurological Rehabilitation-both Adult and Paediatrics. She has recently enrolled as a PhD scholar with research interest in Paediatrics. She holds certifications in Aquatic therapy (IATF), NDT- Paediatrics TMR-Tots, Pilates and Orthopedic manual therapy. She has worked with AquaCentric Therapy, Mumbai for over four years, as Lead Physiotherapist for Paediatric and Neurological Rehabilitation. She was an assistant professor at MGM School of Physiotherapy in department of Neurological rehabilitation for several years and has worked as a consultant at various hospitals. She has been an invited resource person for Aquatic Therapy lectures and other topics at various educational institutes and conferences. She has authored case reports, Aquatic therapy blog posts as well as invited articles on Aquatic therapy. She recently convened Aquatic therapy workshops for Indian Federation of Neurorehabilitation and AOCNR. Case report co-authored by her on” Effectiveness of Aquatic Therapy intervention in a child with Legg clave Perthes Disease” was awarded as outstanding poster in World Congress of Physiotherapy 2021

Brinda Merchant

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