1) You did physiotherapy at a time when it was at a nascent stage globally. So what made you choose this field as a career option?
I was told by my father, who had a doctor friend who suggested this. As PT didn’t have much standing in those days, so my family suggested taking a graduate degree first. So I did BSc with Zoology & chemistry, after inter science. After going and seeing KEM hospital, Mumbai, which started in 1953 as the first and only school of physiotherapy in the whole of South East Asia, I decided to go for it. I did a two year certificate course in Physiotherapy in 1959 and soon after, started teaching there only, and was there for 31 years. Then, I came into private practice.
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