Chandrasekhar Dekka

First Contact Practitioner & MSK Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioner.

First Contact Practitioner & MSK Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioner.

Chandrasekhar Dekka is a Clinical and Implementation Lead for FCP service in Hertfordshire. He works as FCP and Advanced Physiotherapy practitioner in MSK conditions and has special interest for spinal red flag’s and MSK Rheumatology.

Sekhar has 17 years of experience of assessing and managing acute and chronic musculoskeletal disorders. Sekhar graduated with Bachelor of Physiotherapy degree from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences Bangalore, India in 2004 and finished his Master degree in Physiotherapy from Sheffield in 2007. Following graduation, he worked in multi-speciality hospitals and gained knowledge in various Musculoskeletal, Orthopaedic and Trauma cases. In addition, he has gained his clinical, leadership, service development and people management skills while working in various NHS and private settings and maintains high standards.

Sekhar has great skills in evidence-based practice and has special interest in tendon pain, spinal red flags, MSK Rheumatology, sports injuries and expert exercise prescription. He combines his clinical skills with patient empowerment by engaging them and offers person centred care. He has diploma in injection therapy. and pursuing PG diploma in Musculoskeletal Sonography.

He joined APPN network for his passion to contribute and drive profession. He got a vision of standardising the advanced practice nationwide. Apart from work he enjoys travelling and has got profound interest in playing badminton, squash, cooking and healthy eating.

Special Interest: Leadership, pathway and service development, MSK Rheumatology, tendon pain and spinal red flags