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Welcome to IJPOT

"The Journal is open access from 2020 " Print-ISSN: 0973-5666, Electronic - ISSN: 0973-5674, Frequency: Quarterly (4 issues per volume)

The Open access journal can now be accessed through following link ---> -- where HTML and PDf copies are uploaded.


  • The journal started getting published in the year 2006.
  • Has been regular since then on a quarterly basis.
  • It is published in English language.
  • It is double-blind peer reviewed journal.
  • Publishes latest researches in the field of Physiotherapy and Occupational therapy.
  • The journal welcomes scientific articles,news, group discussions and information about latest equipments, innovations, regimes and researches in Physiotherapy and Occupational therapy.
  • Indexing :-The journal is indexed with many international databases like PEDro, EBSCO, Cross Ref, Google Scholar, J-Gate, Research Gate.EmCare

Aim of the Journal

  • Disseminate cutting-edge research tailored for the evolving needs of Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy.
  • Curate a collection of top-tier research papers, case reports, research protocols, and review articles.
  • Keep scholars and professionals well-informed about the latest advancements in the field.
  • Advance the knowledge and practice of Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy.
  • Focus on making meaningful contributions to healthcare standards in developing countries.
  • Embrace a broad interdisciplinary approach to nurture collaboration among practitioners and scholars.
  • Ensure a holistic perspective that enriches the collective understanding of Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy.
  • Strengthen the global research and practitioner communities through the dissemination of high-quality research.
  • Foster a robust network that transcends geographical boundaries.
Scope of Journal
Our journal is a hub for cutting-edge research in Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy, covering a diverse range of topics. We explore new modalities, treatment regimes, and innovative technologies in clinical and educational settings.In Physiotherapy, our focus spans medical conditions, Orthopaedics, and Obstetrics & Gynecology, providing insights into healthcare practices. Specialized research in Sports Physiotherapy addresses interventions for athletes and sports-related injuries.Occupational Therapy content centers on effective management strategies and advancements in therapeutic approaches. Our journal extends to neurological conditions and Pediatrics, offering insights into tailored practices for these patient populations.Beyond traditional domains, we investigate fitness training, community rehabilitation, and community-based interventions, contributing to wellness practices.In essence, our journal is a comprehensive resource for researchers and practitioners, embracing the entire spectrum of Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy. From specialized areas to broader applications, we foster innovation and knowledge dissemination in these vital healthcare disciplines.

Important Information

Manuscript Submission fee - There is no fee for manuscript submission. Manuscript can be submitted any time. Submission is always open.
Manuscript Processing Charges- We charge for manuscript processing from authors. Authors must pay charges only if the article is accepted for publication. The charges are per article. If some author do not want to pay, he can withdraw his article.

The charges are as follows
1. India and SAARC countries- Indian Rupees 4000/- (Four thousand only)
2. Rest of world - US $ 100 ( Hundred dollars)

Archiving Policy

IJPOT became an Open Access journal in 2020. All issues post 2020 are archived into repositories such as PKP PN (Public Knowledge Project), LOCKSS and CLOCKSS, Crossref and EBSCO(Host) and Journal websites(IJPOT and OJS)

IJPOT maintains comprehensive archives of all issues predating 2020, stored in HDD format. Requests for individual published issues prior to 2020 are welcomed at a fee of $20 per issue, while acomplete annual issue is available for $100. Authors seeking abstracts, reference lists, or citation information for specific articles, not accessible on databases like Google Scholar or EBSCO(Host), are encouraged to contact the editorial office at We are pleased to offer these supplementary materials free of charge.

Self-archiving: Authors are permitted to self-archive the accepted manuscript of their articles on personal websites or deposit it in any repository. However, this version should only be made publicly accessible 12 months after the official publication date or later. When posting the author's version,proper acknowledgment to the original source of publication is required, and a link to the published article on the journal's website must be inserted. The link should include the DOI number in the following format: "The final publication is available at via DOI and remove brackets)".

Previous versions of the article on non-commercial pre-print servers, such as SSRN may be retained or updated with the author's accepted version. However, the final published version in PDF or HTML/XML format cannot be used for this purpose. Authors must acknowledge the final publication and provide a link to the article on the journal's website, including the DOI number in the sentence:"The final publication is available at Journal Name, via DOI and remove brackets)".

Research Misconduct

We follow COPE guidelines when it comes to research misconduct. Research misconduct is defined as-

Fabrication, falsification, or plagiarism in proposing, performing, or reviewing research, or in reporting research results.

  1. Fabrication is making up data or results and recording or reporting them.
  2. (Falsification is manipulating research materials, equipment, or processes, or changing or omitting data or results such that the research is not accurately represented in the research record.
  3. Plagiarism is the appropriation of another person's ideas, processes, results, or words without giving appropriate credit.
  4. Research misconduct does not include honest error or differences of opinion

In the event of suspected research misconduct pre-publication, both the editorial office and peer reviewers possess the explicit right and obligation to promptly notify the author. The author is required to address the concerns through revisions as advised. Non-compliance with the prescribed revisions will lead to the outright rejection of the manuscript.

In evidence of research misconduct post-publication, we will investigate the matter to the best of our ability. We will retract the article if we see evidence of-

  • Research findings being deemed unreliable due to substantial errors, whether stemming from significant mistakes (e.g., miscalculations or experimental errors) or deliberate actions such as fabrication (e.g., data) or falsification (e.g., image manipulation).
  • Evidence of plagiarism is found
  • The findings have been previously published elsewhere without proper attribution, disclosure to the editor, permission for republication, or adequate justification, constituting cases of redundant publication.
  • Unauthorized use of material or data is present in the manuscript.
  • Serious legal issues, such as copyright infringement, libel, or privacy violations, are identified.
  • The research reported in the manuscript is deemed unethical.
  • The publication has occurred solely based on a compromised or manipulated peer review process.
  • The author(s) failed to disclose a significant competing interest (conflict of interest) that, in the editor's view, would have unduly influenced interpretations of the work or recommendations by editors and peer reviewers.

To report suspicions of editorial misconduct, individuals are encouraged to contact the editorial office. The following guidelines outline the process for submitting allegations of research conduct:

  • Complaints can pertain to published research, as well as concerns regarding the publisher,editor, or reviewer.
  • Complaints should be thoroughly substantiated with relevant data. Allegations of plagiarism must clearly specify how the accused article has copied from the original source.Unsubstantiated complaints will not be entertained.
  • Complaints should be thoroughly substantiated with relevant data. Allegations of plagiarism must clearly specify how the accused article has copied from the original source.Unsubstantiated complaints will not be entertained.

Print-ISSN: 0973-5666, Electronic - ISSN: 0973-5674, Frequency: Quarterly (4 issues per volume).

Our Contact Info:
Indian Journal of Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy
Logix Office Tower, Unit No. 1704, Logix City Centre Mall
Sector- 32, Noida - 201 301 (Uttar Pradesh)
Contact number: 0120-4294015