Dr. Mugdha Kulkarni has recently finished her bachelor’s in physiotherapy with an internship from Dr. D.Y. Patil College of Physiotherapy, Pune. Her conviction and dedication towards fitness had led her to become a national athlete and motivated her to choose sports physiotherapy as her career. Currently, she is practicing as a consultant physiotherapist and running a physiotherapy clinic named ‘ActiveFit’ at Nigdi, Pune, Maharashtra. Dr. Mugdha is also acting as a fitness consultant for national kho-kho and badminton players.
Dr. Mugdha started her observership with her college studies. She has two years of training experience (other than the college curriculum) under a national boxing physiotherapist.
Dr. Mugdha has participated in various workshops like COMT (course in Orthopaedic Manual Therapy), Dry needling, Obesity, Manual therapy for Low back pain, Manual Therapy for Elbow complex, CME on Shoulder sports injuries. She has also attended numerous national conferences, including the 58th Annual Conference of The Indian Association of Physiotherapy (Chennai, 2020) and webinars on Knee Tapping, Aqua Centric therapy, Electrodiagnosis, Pilates Matwork by NHRCT, and others.
During her bachelor’s, she worked on ‘Prevalence of Myofascial Trigger Points in Patients with Adhesive Capsulitis’ as her research project and served at D.Y. Patil hospital, Ruby hall clinic, Pune as an intern for six months.
Dr. Mugdha is known for her sports acumen. She has represented her school and colleges at the state and national level for athletics. She has various gold and silver medals on her name for triple jump, high jump.
Her desire for sports physiotherapy has a root from her schooling. She has done her primary and high-school education from ‘Kreedakul,’ a special branch of Jnana Prabodhini Nigdi, entirely devoted to sports and sports-related activities. Dr. Mugdha’s childhood revolved around sports, and now by becoming a doctor in Physiotherapy, she got a perfect way to pursue her hobby through her career.