Dr. Maheswarappa B.M.

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Dr. Maheswarappa B.M.

Senior Consultant & HOD - Physical Medicine, Rehabilitation & Sports Medicine


Department - Department of Physical Medicine, Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine

Dr. Maheswarappa BM is one of the most eminent and distinguished Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation specialist in the country. He has extensive knowledge, skill and experience in pain management and rehabilitation of traumatic and non-traumatic conditions of orthopedics, spine and neurological conditions. He joined Manipal Hospital, Bangalore, to set-up India’s first department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation of comprehensive in nature. After a decade of successfully establishing the department, now he has moved to Sakra World Hospital, Bangalore.

He did his graduation from Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore. He completed post-graduation course MD in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation from AIIMS, New Delhi and training in sports medicine from Sports Authority of India, New Delhi. Since there was need of surgical training to manage long term medical complications in patients with orthopedic and neurological disorders like spasticity, deformity, contractures, pressure ulcer, tendon transfer, arthrodesis etc., he went to Balaji Institute of Surgery Research and Rehabilitation for Disabled (BIRRD) at Tirupati and got extensive surgical training for two year. His keen interest in disability and challenges of patients with neurological disorders made him to join three years senior residency program in neurological rehabilitation at NIMHANS.

  • He is member of Indian Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Indian Association Sports Medicine and Indian Association of Spinal cord injury.
  • He also does community based rehabilitation and training of community based rehabilitation workers in Association of People with Disability (APD) a non-government organization in Bangalore.

Neuro-rehabilitation: Stroke, head injury, hypoxic brain damage, spinal cord injury, cerebral palsy, neurodevelopmental disorders, neuro-infections squeal, multiple sclerosis, peripheral neuropathy, nerve injury, spasticity, Parkinson’s disease, neurodegenerative disorders, motor neuron disease, muscular dystrophy. Orthopedic and Rheumatologic: Poly-trauma, Post-surgical management of fracture, arthritis, amputation, osteoporosis, joint replacement and ligament reconstruction. Pain management: Acute, chronic, and recurrent neck and back pain, myofacial pain, fibromyalgia, disc, joints, musculoskeletal and soft tissue pain, Sports Injuries, rains and sports injuries.

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Blogs by Dr.Maheswarappa B.M.

  • Tendon transfer surgery, puts commander from Yemen back on his feet

    Mr. Mohammed Saeed Ahmed from Yemen is a 42-year-old man who is the principal of the local high school.  He was a history teacher prior to his appointment as the headmaster.  He became the commander

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  • Parents Consider Autism As Taboo- But This Is Changing

    Over the past 5 years, Sakra has seen over 100’s of children seeking intervention and therapy for Autism, a serious developmental disorder that impairs the ability to communicate and interact. It is difficult to recognize

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