World Physical Therapy day celebrations

School of Rehabilitation Sciences organized a series of events to celebrate World Physical Therapy day on September 6-8, 2017 in Health Sciences Campus. Musculoskeletal Screening Program, workshop on “Movement Based Joint Mobilization; An Overview”, quiz competition, skit competition, poster and model competitions and other activities were conducted.

Day 1

School of Rehabilitation Sciences with collaboration of TUF Rehabilitation Society and under the supervision of faculty members organized a one day Musculoskeletal Screening Program in Health Sciences Campus on September 06, 2017.

Senior semesters were involved in Screening of administration and faculty members TUF, MTH and UMDC. Another group of students also screened students including musculoskeletal assessment, diagnosis and treatment plan. During the event students distributed brochures with ergonomic counseling and exercise plans.

Day 2

School organized a one day workshop on “Movement Based Joint Mobilization; An Overview” on September 07, 2017 by  Resource person Dr Hafiz Muhammad Waseem Javaid; PT, from Shalimar Hospital and Institute of Health Sciences. He was also a Physical Trainer in National Rugby Team.

He discussed concept of Mulligan’s Techniques and Manual Therapy application on patient having joint stiffness and several other soft tissue conditions. After the hands on practice question answer session was held following the students’ feed back.

At the end of the session shield was awarded by the director of ORIC Prof Dr Abdul Haq and certificates were distributed to the participated students.

Day 3

School of Rehabilitation Sciences in collaboration with Rehabilitation Society organized final celebrations of World Physical Therapy Day on September 8, 2017.

The event was inaugurated by Prof Dr Abdul Majeed, Rector, accompanied by Prof Dr Zaheer J Paracha, Pro-Rector  and Ms Zahida Maqbool, Additional Registrar.

During the event Poster and Model competition as well as skit competition was held among different semesters of undergraduate students on the topic of “Active for Healthy Life” who showed excellent presentations.

An Intra-university quiz competition was also held between the DPT students of The University of Sargodha and The University of Faisalabad in which students of The University of Faisalabad took the winning position.

Judgment was done by honorable chief guest Dr Shaista Bano; PT Head Department of Physical Therapy, DHQ Hospital.

After the competition certificates were distributed to the 1st 2nd and 3rd position holders of all competitions and shields were awarded to students who organized the series of events.

The celebrations were concluded with cake cutting ceremony and awarding shield of honor to the chief guest by coordinator of School of Rehabilitation Sciences, Assistant Prof Dr Nazia Sarfraz; PT.