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Course Facts
Study Level Study Mode Program Duration Credit Hours

Post Graduate


4 Semesters (2 years)


Eligibility Criteria

Doctor of Physical Therapy/BS Physical Therapy by securing minimum CGPA 2.0 out of 4.00 or first division. GAT (General)/TUF Entry Test with minimum 50% score


The program is designed to achieve the following objectives on completion of the degree:

• To provide evidence based Physical Therapy education for primary care and team management

• To assess, examine, evaluate, monitor and record patient progress related to care plan the patients with complex musculoskeletal case presentations independently.

• To support patients in their decisions regarding surgery and develop treatment plan independently apply different mobilization and manipulation techniques.

Role and Scope

• Specialized musculoskeletal physical therapist can assess patients for MSK conditions, set a plan of action with the patient in conjunction with their realistic expectations and goals thus provide a rehabilitation programme for a specified referred condition. They able for self-management principles /processes to help reduce recurrence of symptoms and escalate to MSK expert services for further management as required if patient not improving.

• They can work in rehab programs more effectively in OPD’s and IPD, sports injuries clinic, pain management’s clinics.

Scheme of studies

Semester 1

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
PT-700 Basic Medical & Physical Therapy Sciences 3(2-1)
PT-701 Advance Clinical Reasoning’s 3(3-0)
PT-702 Differential Diagnosis in physical Therapy 3(3-0)
PT-703 Intervention Strategies in Rehab 3(2-1)
Total Credit Hours 12

Semester 2

Specialization Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
Compulsory for all Specializations GEN-700 Advanced Research Methodology 3(3-0)
(students will select one group from the followings)
Musculoskeletal PT-704 Concepts and Assessment of MSK 3(2-1)
PT-705 Intervention of MSK 3(2-1)
PT-706 Advance Biomechanics 3(3-0)
Neuro Musculoskeletal PT-707 Neurological Assessment and Diagnostic Approaches 3(2-1)
PT-708 Principles of Neuromuscular Management 3(2-1)
PT-709 Pediatrics and Adult Neurological Rehabilitation 3(2-1)
Orthopedics Manual PT-710 Manual Therapy Techniques-I
(Soft tissue Mobilization)
PT-711 Manual Therapy Techniques-II Joint Mobilization & Manipulation(Upper & Lower Extremities) 3(2-1)
PT-712 Manual Therapy Techniques-III Spinal Mobilization & manipulation including cervical,thoracic and lumber regions 3(2-1)
Total Credit Hours 12

Semester 3

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
PT-713 Clinical Residency 6(0-6)
PT-720 Thesis 6(0-6)
Total Credit Hours 12

Semester 4

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
PT-720 Thesis 6(0-6)
continue from semester 3
Total Credit Hours 6
Grand Total 36