Establishment on 29th Feb 2005
Physiotherapy means physiotherapeutic system of medicine which includes examination, treatment, advice and instructions to any person preparatory to or for the purpose of or in connection with movement dysfunction, bodily malfunction, physical disorder, disability, healing and pain from trauma and disease, physical and mental conditions using physical agents including exercise, mobilization, manipulation, mechanical and electrotherapy, activity and devices or diagnosis, treatment and prevention.
However, various other health professionals (e.g., Chiropractic, Osteopathy) use some physical therapeutic methods. A program of physical therapy will typically involve caregivers.
Physiotherapy is a healthcare profession that is primarily concerned with remediation of impairments and disabilities and the promotion of mobility, functional ability, quality of life and movement potential through examination, evaluation, diagnosis and physical intervention.
Department runs two regular courses i.e., Bachelor’s in Physiotherapy (BPT) and Masters in Physiotherapy (MPT) in four specializations i.e., Musculoskeletal, Neuro-physiotherapy, Cardiopulmonary and Sports Physiotherapy. The department is among one of those few universities of India that offer Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D.) program in Physiotherapy.
|H.O.D.||Prof. (Dr.) Ashfaque Khan, Professor & Director IIAHSR|