After completing her Bachelors’ in Physiotherapy (BPT) in 2012, Amrita went on to pursue her Masters’ Degree (MPT) specializing in Paediatrics from JSS College of Physiotherapy, Mysore under Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India. In 2015, she joined Wellness One, a renowned multi-specialty rehabilitation Centre in India, as a Senior Physiotherapist in the Paediatric department.
Amrita has been a part of a multidisciplinary team treating children requiring therapeutic interventions from multicultural backgrounds. Her treatment approach emphasizes on identifying the unique needs and strengths of every child, creating individually tailored programs and making motor learning fun through play. Her strong caring nature and patience helps her to make a deep connection with her patients which, she believes, is most important when treating children.
She has assessed and treated children with wide range of medical diagnosis. Her extensive practice incorporates rehabilitation of children with Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Developmental Delays, Muscular Dystrophies, Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Developmental Coordination Disorder, Erb’s Palsy, Bell’s Palsy, Spina-Bifida, Guillain-Barre Syndrome, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Seizure disorder, Asthma, Cystic Fibrosis, Delays due to Congenital Heart Defects, Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis, Orthopedic disorders/ injuries such as, Developmental Dysplasia of Hip, Club foot, Torticollis, Scoliosis and other spinal deformities. Amrita holds a special interest in studying and providing therapeutic intervention for children with rare syndromes. She has treated children with rare conditions such as Bardet-Biedl Syndrome and Smith-Magenis Syndrome.
She wrote in an international journal highlighting factors of disablement in children with various health conditions which suggests that the attitude of parents and society at large, play a vital role. Hence, she strives to provide family-centered care involving parents in the decision making process and being active participants to make therapy meaningful and also sustainable. She strongly believes in building strong support system for parents of children with special needs and thus, works extensively with such families.