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Dr. V.C. Jacob – Neuro Physiotherapist At NeuroGen Brain & Spine Institute, Mumbai

Dr. V.C. Jacob is a neurorehabilitation physiotherapist at Mumbai’s prestigious NeuroGen Brain & Spine Institute. He has an experience of 40 years in rehabilitating patients with complex neurologic conditions. Dr. Jacob has helped more than 5000 people suffering from stroke, Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson’s Disease learn new abilities and skills through novel approaches. These include movement therapy to improve motor function, walking track rehabilitation for spinal injury, treadmill training, and language therapy. 

A former President of the Indian Association of Physiotherapists, Dr. Jacob acquired a keen interest in rehabilitating patients with spinal cord injury. He also became a trustee of the Nina Foundation, the NGO that caters to such patients. Over the years, he built a great reputation as one of the top physiotherapists in Mumbai. He rehabilitated thousands of children and adults who were victims of sports injuries and motor vehicle accidents in Mumbai. People from all over India have benefited from his innovative approaches and gained varying levels of independence. 

Dr. Jacob has also contributed immensely to pediatric physiotherapy. He has treated children from different parts of India with movement dysfunction and motor skill issues caused due to autism, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, and Down Syndrome. His empathy, understanding, patience, and personalized rehabilitation plans have made him the go-to choice for neurologic patients. Find all about his experience, credentials, treatments, and reviews here. 


  • BSc in Chemistry
  • Diploma in Physiotherapy from KEM Hospital, Mumbai University
  • Course in rehabilitation from AIIPMR, Mumbai

Experience To Date

  • Physiotherapist in LTMG, Sion Hospital, Mumbai
  • Member of the Executive Committee of the Paraplegic Foundation
  • President of the Indian Association of Physiotherapists 
  • Deputy Director and head of the Regenerative Laboratory Services at NeuroGen Brain & Spine Institute 

Book Publications 

  • NeuroRehabilitation in Spinal Cord Injury – A Guide for Therapists and Patients 
  • NeuroRehabilitation – A Multidisciplinary Approach

How Has Dr. V.C. Jacob’s Work Impacted Neuro Physiotherapy? 

Dr. V.C. Jacob has contributed immensely to neurophysiotherapy in India. His contributions have been profoundly impactful. The key aspects of his influence are mentioned below.

  • Dr. Jacob’s major focus on spinal cord injury rehabilitation resulted in innovative approaches. These include overall strengthening, gait training, and group therapy. He has also used the latest technology to restore function lost post-injury.
  • His involvement as the founding member of the Paraplegic Foundation helped shape the various policies and practices in this field. 
  • As the president of the Indian Association of Physiotherapists from 2002 to 2004, he enforced ethical professional practices of the highest standards in physiotherapy.
  • Dr. Jacob has organized various workshops, seminars, and camps for greater awareness and training in physiotherapy. He promoted inclusion and social integration for people with spinal cord injuries by organizing various sports events.
  • His involvement in managing disasters like earthquakes highlighted the significance of physiotherapy in such situations.

Dr. V.C. Jacob’s Approach To NeuroRehabilitation 

Dr. Jacob advocates a multidisciplinary approach to rehabilitating patients with neurologic conditions. He combines a variety of methods to help patients gain greater physical and mental independence. These methods include the following:

  • Physiotherapy: Physiotherapy is done under Dr. Jacob’s guidance to improve range of motion, muscle strength, and endurance.
  • Occupational therapy: It helps patients achieve functional independence. Dr. Jacob’s team trains the patient in self-care activities, such as dressing, bathing, and eating. Holistic training in home management skills is given wherein patients learn how to use simpler methods to minimize energy consumption.
  • Speech therapy: Speech therapy assists neurologic patients in producing sound, strengthening their voices, and expressing themselves better. It also includes swallowing exercises. 
  • Psychological intervention: With the aid of a clinical psychologist, patients learn coping mechanisms to minimize mental distress. Guidance and counseling sessions are given to bring a positive change into the lives of the patients.
  • Sensory integration: This therapy allows patients to process sensory data more effectively. It promotes improved behavior, and communication, and enables them to interact with others better. Children benefit the most from this therapy and gain greater independence and function in school, home, and their surrounding community.

Neurological Symptoms Treated By Dr. V.C.Jacob

At NeuroGen Brain & Spine Institute, Dr. V.C. Jacob provides rehabilitation for patients with incurable neurological ailments. With a combination of neuro-regenerative, neuro-protective, and neuro-rehabilitative therapies, he has successfully alleviated the following symptoms: 

  • Weakness in the body
  • Irregular tone in the muscles
  • Having trouble walking
  • Trouble with daily tasks like eating, dressing, taking a shower, or using the restroom
  • Difficulties in swallowing
  • Problems in speaking
  • Experiencing trouble thinking, remembering, or solving problems
  • Problems in seeing or using the eyesight.

Contact Dr. V.C. Jacob

If you want to book your consultation with Dr. V.C. Jacob, use his professional address given below.

Plot no. 19, Sector no. 40, Off. Palm Beach Road, Nerul (west), Navi Mumbai – 400706, India.

Distance from Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport: 31.2 km

The average time it takes to reach: 58 minutes

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