Physical therapy is an essential segment of modern healthcare system. It is “a science of healing and art of caring”.
Physical therapy and rehabilitation sciences is an integrated branch of medicine and allied health sciences which is applied by “Physical Therapist” for the healing and restoration of functions of human body, after diseases which cause functional disabilities, injuries, pain and functional disorders.
The physical therapist is a medical person who has professional autonomy to diagnose diseases in particular fields of practices, formulate suitable treatment and exercises plans for pain prevention and/or management in case of function disorders after injury, illness, disability after birth and locomotor system disorders by special measurement, evaluation and inspection.
School of Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Faisalabad is one of the pioneer institutions to start 5 years degree program as “Doctor of Physical Therapy” in 2009 to provide comprehensive training in the core areas of Musculoskeletal, Neurology, Cardiopulmonary, Gynecology and Obstetrics, Integumentary, Pediatrics Physical Therapy, followed by the commencement of Masters in Sciences (MS) Musculoskeletal, Cardiopulmonary & Neurology as well as Master in Philosophy (MPhil) in Physical Therapy. These programs are offered in state of the art, conducive learning environment with modern learning resources especially real patient clinical settings for community rehabilitation.
Our educational program includes basic sciences, clinical sciences, research methodology, workshops, seminars and clinical studies which are intended to plan and apply the treatment protocols that we mentioned above in a real patient set up.
We do offer summer internships and clinical applications in the very important fields of physiotherapy and rehabilitation as neurological rehabilitation, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, pediatric rehabilitation, orthopedic rehabilitation, post operation rehabilitation in different organizations and institutions.