Mandeep Singh Sethi


Mandeep is a registered Physiotherapist under the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario and a member of Canadian Physiotherapy Association. 

Mandeep is a graduate with Masters of Physiotherapy in Neurology. Further, he acquired advanced training in Yoga and has completed certification in Acupuncture and Dry Needling. He has worked in the field of neurology, orthopaedics, geriatrics, critical care, sports physiotherapy and assistive technology. Mandeep has extensive clinical experience with complex neurological and musculoskeletal issues in geriatric population. He uses a holistic approach to target the overall well being of his patients. Mandeep extends his treatment strategy by analyzing the biomechanical aspect of any acute or chronic injury.

Mandeep has two intellectual property rights to his credit for designing and innovating specialized wheelchairs. His passion to design comprehensive rehabilitation devices keeps him active in research and assistive technology. Mandeep has lived in Italy and can communicate in English, Hindi, Punjabi and Italian. In his free time, he enjoys cooking with his wife and swimming with his daughter.

EXPERTISE: Physiotherapy, Neurological Rehabilitation, Assistive Technology, Innovation, Research


  • Intellectual Property Right, for “An Improved Wheelchair for Physically Disabled” by Government of India
  • Intellectual Property Right, for “Therapeutic Wheelchair” by Government of India
  • Meritorious Invention Award 2011 for the invention of “SAHAAI – to aid the comfort of those in need” by National Research Development Corporation (An Enterprise of DSIR Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India) New Delhi, India on February 21, 2013
  • Champion of Champions Award 2009 for business plan for “Charismatic Chair” by DST-Intel Technology Business Plan Competition in partnership with Indo-US Science and Technology Forum, New Delhi, India on August 28, 2009
  • Special Award for the Best Invention 2008 for the Best Invention – “The Charismatic Chair – a boon for children with cerebral palsy” at The Sixth International Invention Exposition of Suzhou, China by Malaysian Invention and Design Society (MINDS) on October 2008
  • Meritorious Invention Award 2008 for the invention of “The Charismatic Chair – a boon for children with cerebral palsy” under the category, Budding Innovators Award of the Year – 2008 by National Research Development Corporation (A Government of India Enterprise) New Delhi, India on October 13, 2008 


  • FIRST PRIZE in Physio-Innovation competition in AIIMSPTCON 2012-2013 for SAHAAI, at Jawahar Lal Nehru Auditorium, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
  • SIGNIFICANT ACHIEVEMENT AWARD 2010, at 48th Annual Conference of Indian Association of Physiotherapists on 24th January, 2010, Mangalore, India
  • SIGNIFICANT ACHIEVEMENT AWARD 2009, at Asia West Pacific – Indian Association of Physiotherapists Conference, Mumbai, January 2009, in recognition of the meritorious and outstanding work done to promote the physiotherapy profession
  • FELICITATION AWARD by Max Healthcare for the invention of Charismatic Chair on occasion of Disability Awareness Week, Dec 2008, New Delhi, India
  • SECOND PRIZE in Quiz competition in 1st International Conference on Physiotherapy & Sports Sciences, 6 – 7 Oct, 2007, Patiala, India
  • FIRST PRIZE in model competition for CHARISMATIC CHAIR in 1st International Conference on Physiotherapy & Sports Sciences, 6 – 7 Oct, 2007, Patiala, India
  • FIRST PRIZE in model competition in Comprehensive Rehabilitation of Spinal Cord Injury Patients for FUTURE ICON, 20th Jan, 2006, at Indian Spinal Injuries Centre, Institute of Rehabilitation Sciences, New Delhi, IndiaTHIRD PRIZE in poster competition in 1st International Conference on Orthopaedics and Sports Physiotherapy, 2 – 3 Dec, 2006, Dehradun, India
  • FIRST PRIZE in scientific paper in 1st International Conference on Orthopaedics and Sports Physiotherapy, 2 – 3 Dec, 2006, Dehradun, India
  • SECOND PRIZE in scientific paper in INTERCOMAT, 2nd International Conference on Manual Therapy, 28 – 29 Oct, 2006, Delhi, India
  • FIRST PRIZE in model competition for FUTURE ICON in INTERCOMAT, The International Conference on Manual Therapy, 10-11 Nov, 2005, Dehradun, India