Manigandan Chockalingam

Lecturer Below The Bar BOT, MSC

Contact Details

Lecturer Below The Bar
Occupational Therapy
NUI Galway

T: Ext. 5313
E: manigandan.chockalingam@nuigalway.ie
 
researcher

Biography

Research Interests

Designing and development of prosthetic and orthotic devices
Biomedical instrumentation and enhancing function in clients with physical disability
Development of assessment tools and outcome measures for physical rehabilitation
Psychological reactions to physical disability both from client's and carer's perspective
Adult physical rehabilitation 
Vocational rehabilitation
 

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2014) 'Use of Computer Access Technology as an alternative to Writing for a Pre-School Child with Athetoid Cerebral Palsy-A Case Report'
Dhas BN, Samuel PS, Manigandan C (2014) 'Use of Computer Access Technology as an alternative to Writing for a Pre-School Child with Athetoid Cerebral Palsy-A Case Report'. Health, [DOI] [Details]
(2011) 'Inpatient occupational therapists hand-splinting practice for clients with stroke: A cross-sectional survey from Ireland'
Adrienne C, Manigandan C. (2011) 'Inpatient occupational therapists hand-splinting practice for clients with stroke: A cross-sectional survey from Ireland'. Journal of Neurosciences in Rural Practice, 2 (2):141-149 [Details]
(2007) 'MYNI's traction: a reverse dynamic traction and concomitant ambulatory aid for patients with knee flexion deformities'
Manigandan C, Kumar S, Bedford E, Rachel R, Joseph C (2007) 'MYNI's traction: a reverse dynamic traction and concomitant ambulatory aid for patients with knee flexion deformities'. International Journal Of Rehabilitation Research, 30 (1):61-65 [DOI] [Details]
(2007) 'Effect of hand splinting: isn't temporality crucial?'
Manigandan C, Charles J (2007) 'Effect of hand splinting: isn't temporality crucial?'. Stroke, 38 (11) [DOI] [Details]
(2006) 'Leisure satisfaction and psychiatric morbidity among informal carers of people with spinal cord injury'
Raj JT, Manigandan C, Jacob KS (2006) 'Leisure satisfaction and psychiatric morbidity among informal carers of people with spinal cord injury'. Spinal Cord, 44 (11):676-679 [DOI] [Details]
(2005) 'Postoperative care of flaps using the Bohler Braun frame: an innovation'
Ninan, S., Manigandan, C., Gupta, A.K. (2005) 'Postoperative care of flaps using the Bohler Braun frame: an innovation'. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 115 (2):676-677 [Details]
(2005) 'Re-emphasising the efficacy of the multi-purpose, self-adjustable, aeroplane splint for the splinting of axillary burns'
Manigandan C, Gupta AK, Ninan S, Padankatti SM (2005) 'Re-emphasising the efficacy of the multi-purpose, self-adjustable, aeroplane splint for the splinting of axillary burns'. Burns, 31 (4):500-501 [DOI] [Details]
(2005) 'Re-emphasising the use of the cost-effective ear-cup as a pressure-relieving splint in the management of ear reconstruction'
Manigandan C (2005) 'Re-emphasising the use of the cost-effective ear-cup as a pressure-relieving splint in the management of ear reconstruction'. Burns, 31 (4) [DOI] [Details]
(2005) 'Efficacy of leisure intervention groups and their impact on quality of life among people with spinal cord injury'
Daniel A, Manigandan C (2005) 'Efficacy of leisure intervention groups and their impact on quality of life among people with spinal cord injury'. International Journal Of Rehabilitation Research, 28 (1):43-48 [Details]
(2005) 'Functional Independence Score in Haemophilia: a new performance-based instrument to measure disability'
Poonnoose PM, Manigandan C, Thomas R, Shyamkumar NK, Kavitha ML, Bhattacharji S, Srivastava A (2005) 'Functional Independence Score in Haemophilia: a new performance-based instrument to measure disability'. Haemophilia, 11 (6):598-602 [DOI] [Details]
(2005) 'Adjustable aesthetic aeroplane splint for axillary burn contractures'
Manigandan C, Bedford E, Ninan S, Gupta AK, Padankatti SM, Paul K (2005) 'Adjustable aesthetic aeroplane splint for axillary burn contractures'. Burns, 31 (4):502-504 [DOI] [Details]
(2005) 'Dynamic joint-aligned PIP and DIP corrective-flexion/extension orthosis for post burn finger contractures'
Manigandan C, Sureshkumar K, Rachel R, Ninan S, Gupta AK, Padankatti SM (2005) 'Dynamic joint-aligned PIP and DIP corrective-flexion/extension orthosis for post burn finger contractures'. Burns, 31 (6):787-788 [DOI] [Details]
(2005) 'Efficacy of support groups for spouses of patients with spinal cord injury and its impact on their quality of life'
Sheija A, Manigandan C (2005) 'Efficacy of support groups for spouses of patients with spinal cord injury and its impact on their quality of life'. International Journal Of Rehabilitation Research, 28 (4):379-383 [Details]
(2004) 'A cost-effective, adjustable, femoral socket, temporary prosthesis for immediate rehabilitation of above-knee amputation'
Sathishkumar S, Manigandan C, Asha T, Charles J, Poonoose PP (2004) 'A cost-effective, adjustable, femoral socket, temporary prosthesis for immediate rehabilitation of above-knee amputation'. International Journal Of Rehabilitation Research, 27 (1):71-74 [Details]
(2004) 'MYNI's orthosis': a self-adjustable, dynamic knee extension orthosis for quadriceps weakness in haemophilia rehabilitation'
Manigandan, C., Bedford, E., Kumar, S., Nathan, V., Peter, B.K., Premkumar, J.C. (2004) 'MYNI's orthosis': a self-adjustable, dynamic knee extension orthosis for quadriceps weakness in haemophilia rehabilitation'. Haemophilia, 10 (6):738-742 [Details]
(2004) 'Construction of exercise attitude questionnaire-18 to evaluate patients' attitudes toward exercises'
Manigandan C, Charles J, Divya I, Edward SJ, Aaron A (2004) 'Construction of exercise attitude questionnaire-18 to evaluate patients' attitudes toward exercises'. International Journal Of Rehabilitation Research, 27 (3):229-231 [Details]
(2004) 'An innovative, cost-effective, pressure-relieving device for burned ears'
Manigandan C, Dhanaraj P (2004) 'An innovative, cost-effective, pressure-relieving device for burned ears'. Burns, 30 (3):269-271 [DOI] [Details]
(2004) ''MYNI's orthosis': a self-adjustable, dynamic knee extension orthosis for quadriceps weakness in haemophilia rehabilitation'
Manigandan C, Bedford E, Kumar S, Nathan V, Peter BK, Premkumar JC (2004) ''MYNI's orthosis': a self-adjustable, dynamic knee extension orthosis for quadriceps weakness in haemophilia rehabilitation'. Haemophilia, 10 (6):738-742 [DOI] [Details]
(2003) 'A multi-purpose, self-adjustable aeroplane splint for the splinting of axillary burns'
Manigandan C, Gupta AK, Venugopal K, Ninan S, Cherian RE (2003) 'A multi-purpose, self-adjustable aeroplane splint for the splinting of axillary burns'. Burns, 29 (3):276-279 [Details]
(2003) 'The wrist in axillary burns--a forgotten focus of concern'
Manigandan C, Gupta AK, Venugopal K, Ninan S, Cherian RE (2003) 'The wrist in axillary burns--a forgotten focus of concern'. Burns, 29 (5):497-498 [Details]
(2002) ''Salute splint': a useful alternative'
Manigandan C (2002) ''Salute splint': a useful alternative'. British journal of plastic surgery, 55 (1) [DOI] [Details]
(2001) 'Re-examining the psychology of spinal cord injury: a meaning centered approach from a cultural perspective'
Saravanan B, Manigandan C, Macaden A, Tharion G, Bhattacharji S (2001) 'Re-examining the psychology of spinal cord injury: a meaning centered approach from a cultural perspective'. Spinal Cord, 39 (6):323-326 [DOI] [Details]
(2000) 'Psychological wellbeing among carers of people with spinal cord injury: a preliminary investigation from South India'
Manigandan, C., Saravanan, B., Macaden, A., Gopalan, L., Tharion, G., Bhattacharji, S. (2000) 'Psychological wellbeing among carers of people with spinal cord injury: a preliminary investigation from South India'. Spinal Cord, 38 (9):559-562 [Details]

Conference Paper

  Year Publication
Scientific Methods in Occupational Therapy. Symposium on Continuing Medical Education at the opening ceremony of Chennai Branch of AIOTA.
CHOCKALINGAM, M. Scientific Methods in Occupational Therapy. Symposium on Continuing Medical Education at the opening ceremony of Chennai Branch of AIOTA. Conference Paper [Details]
Relationship between carer's emotional status to the level of functional independence and psychosocial status of people with Burn Injury during hospitalisation. Annual National Conference of AIOTA, (All India Occupational therapy Association).
Navraj Relationship between carer's emotional status to the level of functional independence and psychosocial status of people with Burn Injury during hospitalisation. Annual National Conference of AIOTA, (All India Occupational therapy Association). Conference Paper [Details]
Occupational therapy in primary care: exploring perceptions of competency to assess and intervene for depression.. Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland Annual Conference.
Fitzgibbon, A and Chockalingam, M Occupational therapy in primary care: exploring perceptions of competency to assess and intervene for depression.. Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland Annual Conference. Conference Paper [Details]
Compliance to splinting: a review of current practice.. Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland Annual Conference.
CHOCKALINGAM, M. Compliance to splinting: a review of current practice.. Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland Annual Conference. Conference Paper [Details]
Management of Shoulder subluxation in individuals with hemiplegia - methodological issues. Annual National Conference of AIOTA, (All India Occupational therapy Association).
CHOCKALINGAM, M. Management of Shoulder subluxation in individuals with hemiplegia - methodological issues. Annual National Conference of AIOTA, (All India Occupational therapy Association). Conference Paper [Details]
Quality of Life and Psychological wellbeing among spouses of people with spinal cord injury: a preliminary investigation from South India. Annual National Conference of AIOTA, (All India Occupational therapy Association).
CHOCKALINGAM, M. Quality of Life and Psychological wellbeing among spouses of people with spinal cord injury: a preliminary investigation from South India. Annual National Conference of AIOTA, (All India Occupational therapy Association). Conference Paper [Details]
Haemophilia Rehabilitation - Occupational Therapy Principles and Practice. Symposium on Continuing Medical Education in Haemophilia Rehabilitation.
CHOCKALINGAM, M. Haemophilia Rehabilitation - Occupational Therapy Principles and Practice. Symposium on Continuing Medical Education in Haemophilia Rehabilitation. Conference Paper [Details]
Psycho morbidity and risk factors among people with Arthritis - A Cross sectional study. Annual National Conference of AIOTA, (All India Occupational therapy Association).
Senthil Psycho morbidity and risk factors among people with Arthritis - A Cross sectional study. Annual National Conference of AIOTA, (All India Occupational therapy Association). Conference Paper [Details]
Developing competency through international placements - reflections from India. Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland Annual Conference.
Connolly, A., Chockalingam, M., Moran, C., O'Brien G Developing competency through international placements - reflections from India. Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland Annual Conference. Conference Paper [Details]
Research In Haemophilia. 25th International Congress of the World Federation of Haemophilia.
CHOCKALINGAM, M. Research In Haemophilia. 25th International Congress of the World Federation of Haemophilia. Conference Paper [Details]
The Role of Occupational Therapy in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation. Symposium on Continuing Medical Education in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation.
CHOCKALINGAM, M. The Role of Occupational Therapy in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation. Symposium on Continuing Medical Education in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation. Conference Paper [Details]

Conference Poster

  Year Publication
(2010) Supporting carers of people with dementia to manage challenging behaviours. Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland Annual Conference.
Hogan, M., Blake, A., Chockalingam, M., McGrath, M. (2010) Supporting carers of people with dementia to manage challenging behaviours. Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland Annual Conference. Dublin: Conference Poster [Details]
(2010) Community occupational therapists: an illustration of perceptions of palliative care.. Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland Annual Conference.
Murray, GM and Chockalingam, M. (2010) Community occupational therapists: an illustration of perceptions of palliative care.. Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland Annual Conference. Conference Poster [Details]
(2010) Occupational change for ‘first time teenage mothers’: an exploratory study.. Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland Annual Conference.
Scarry, J and Chockalingam, M (2010) Occupational change for ‘first time teenage mothers’: an exploratory study.. Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland Annual Conference. Conference Poster [Details]
(2010) Occupational therapists’ splint prescription rationale and prescription patterns with clients with stroke.. Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland Annual Conference.
Cormican, A and Chockalingam, M (2010) Occupational therapists’ splint prescription rationale and prescription patterns with clients with stroke.. Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland Annual Conference. Conference Poster [Details]
(2010) A falls intervention programme for people with multiple sclerosis. Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland Annual Conference.
Lyons, B., Maher, R., Doherty, V., Chockalingam, M., McGrath, M., Larkin, A., McDonald, J., Twomey, M. (2010) A falls intervention programme for people with multiple sclerosis. Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland Annual Conference. Dublin: Conference Poster [Details]
(2010) The impact of visual impairment on adults leisure engagement. Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland Annual Conference.
Ni Chonfhaoilfidh, M., McGrath, M., Chockalingam, M. (2010) The impact of visual impairment on adults leisure engagement. Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland Annual Conference. Dublin: Conference Poster [Details]
(2009) The effectiveness of a ‘weekend fatigue management programme’ for people with multiple sclerosis.. Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland Annual Conference.
Lyons, M., Phelan, H., Meehan, S., and Chockalingam, M. (2009) The effectiveness of a ‘weekend fatigue management programme’ for people with multiple sclerosis.. Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland Annual Conference. Conference Poster [Details]

Letter

  Year Publication
(2007) Effect of hand splinting: Isn't temporality crucial?.
Manigandan, C,Charles, J (2007) Effect of hand splinting: Isn't temporality crucial?. Letter [Details]

Other Item

  Year Publication
(2008) Personal Interactive Bipedal Symmetry Re-Education System to Aid the Recovery of Stroke Victims. International Conference on Consumer Electronics, ICCE’08.
M. O'Halloran, M. Glavin, E. Jones, M. Chockalingam, R. O'Hara, (2008) Personal Interactive Bipedal Symmetry Re-Education System to Aid the Recovery of Stroke Victims. International Conference on Consumer Electronics, ICCE’08. Other Item [Details]
(2007) Effect of hand splinting: isn't temporality crucial?. Stroke.
Manigandan, C., Charles, J. (2007) Effect of hand splinting: isn't temporality crucial?. Stroke. Other Item [Details]

Workshops

  Year Publication
(2011) ‘Review of assessments guiding seating intervention in children with complex disabilities’.. College of Occupational Therapists and Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland Annual Conference.
Killeen, H. & Chockalingam, M (2011) ‘Review of assessments guiding seating intervention in children with complex disabilities’.. College of Occupational Therapists and Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland Annual Conference. Workshops [Details]

Other Activities

  Description

Official facilitator and collaborator of MINDS, Singapore (the largest Voluntary Welfare Organisations in Singapore for Individual with Intellectual Disability) to enhance capabilities of occupational therapy staff and occupational therapy service delivery to clients in MINDS, Singapore.  Primary role in this is to facilitate research and evidence based practice among occupational therapy practitioners at the centre.