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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)

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Open Access Statement

This is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access.


  • 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.

Target Readership
  1. Physiotherapists: This includes practicing physiotherapists working in various settings such as hospitals, clinics, rehabilitation centers, sports facilities, and community health centers.
  2. Occupational Therapists: This encompasses occupational therapists working in diverse settings including hospitals, mental health facilities, schools, rehabilitation centers, and workplaces.
  3. Researchers: Professionals engaged in scientific research in the areas of physiotherapy, occupational therapy, rehabilitation sciences, and related fields.
  4. Educators: Academics and educators involved in teaching and training future physiotherapists and occupational therapists.
  5. Students: Undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in physiotherapy, occupational therapy, rehabilitation sciences.
  6. Healthcare Professionals: Other healthcare professionals, such as physicians, nurses, rehabilitation counselors, and speech-language pathologists, who collaborate with physiotherapists and occupational therapists in patient care and interdisciplinary settings

Type of Manuscript

  • Original research, review papers, case reports, case studies, and other manuscript types are welcomed for publication.
  • Commentaries and editorials that are rigorously researched and well substantiated are also considered.
  • Book reviews contributing to the scholarly discourse within our field are accepted.
  • Submissions must fall within the scope of the journal and have obtained necessary ethical clearances.

Publication Schedule

IJPOT maintains a quarterly publication schedule, releasing four issues per year consistently since its inception. Authors are encouraged to submit their manuscripts at any time, knowing that our journal is committed to timely and regular publication.

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.

IJPOT maintains all versions of submitted manuscripts in its database. The versions are maintained either on email, HDD format or within the OJS system

Self-archiving: Authors are permitted to self-archive the accepted and pre-published versions of their articles on personal websites or deposit it in any repository. Post publication, when posting any version of the manuscript, 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)". There are no embargoes associated with any version of the manuscript.

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, post publication, 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).

The copyright and licensing policy for the Indian Journal of Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy (IJPOT) are as follows:

  1. Copyright Ownership: Authors retain copyright ownership of their work after publication in IJPOT. However, they grant the journal an exclusive Creative Commons license.
  2. Creative Commons License: Creative Commons License: The authors grant IJPOT the right to exclusively apply a Creative Commons license to their work upon publication. This license permits use, distribution, and reproduction of the work in any medium, provided that the original work and its source are properly cited. The specific license applied is which allows for attribution, non-commercial use, and derivative works.
  3. Editorial Research: Authors grant the journal the right to analyze information obtained from submitted manuscripts for editorial research purposes. This analysis aims to improve the peer-review process, teaching, and training activities.
  4. Warranties: Authors warrant that their work is original, contains no libellous statements, is lawful, and does not infringe upon any copyright, trademark, patent, or proprietary rights of others. Authors agree to indemnify the editors against any costs, expenses, and damages arising from any breach of this warranty.
  5. Views and Opinions: The views and opinions expressed in the article are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the journal.

Revenue Sources

  1. Print Copies: We provide hard copies of the journal to colleges and universities.
  2. Author Publishing Charges: Reasonable publication fees are charged only upon acceptance of the article for publication. There are no charges for manuscript submission.
  3. Advertising and Sponsorship: For advertising inquiries, please contact the editorial office at Our advertising policy can be accessed here.

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

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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