Sajan Prakash, who trains in Dubai with coach Pradeep Kumar, has shortlisted two places in Kerala for the treatment.
Prakash, who became the first Indian ever to breach the Olympic 'A' qualification mark last month to qualify for the Tokyo Games, finished second in the second-slowest heat with a time of 53.45s.
Sajan Prakash failed to qualify for the men's 200m butterfly semifinals at the Tokyo Olympics after finishing fourth in Heat 2.
Now, Sajan is eyeing another major goal, which is to reach the semifinals in Tokyo and even get to the finals if things go well.
Self belief, support system, shutting down non-sense helped him, says swimmer Sajan Prakash ahead of Olympics
Sajan said he's working on the turns and trying to cover more distance in one-stroke so as to cut down the timing.
The Swimming Federation of India (SFI) nominated Sajan Prakash for the prestigious Arjuna Award.
Sajan Prakash's Saga: From struggling to execute single butterfly stroke to achieving 'A' cut in 10 months
Sajan Prakash clocked 1:56:38 seconds in the men's 200m butterfly event at the Sette Colli Trophy in Rome to make the 'A' cut for the Tokyo Games.
After completing the fourth and final lap in the 200m butterfly event at the Setti Coli Trophy in Rome Saturday, Sajan Prakash turned his head towards the timing board.
The 27-year-old, who represented India in the 2016 Rio Olympics, made the Tokyo Games 'A' standard, set at 1:56.48 seconds, by 0.1 seconds.
Both Srihari and Sajan have achieved the B qualification mark for the Tokyo Olympics but need the A mark to seal automatic qualification
While Srihari is currently in Bengaluru, Sajan is training in Dubai and both of them were hoping to participate in the Mare Nostrum meet in Monaco.
The swimmers, especially the ones who fared well at the event and are looking forward to the Olympics, are jittery.
A swimmer didn't even know of it until a journalist enquired, a sprinter is worried while a hockey player is just relieved that his family is in a safe zone even though he is heartbroken for his state
The Kerala lad, who became the first Indian in 32 years to make the 200m butterfly final in Asian Games, had been unaware about the true extent of the damage back home.