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Doctor of Physiotherapy

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Physiotherapy is a healthcare profession aimed at changing and enhancing the portability, physical autonomy and personal satisfaction. It concentrates on treating an assortment of conditions including however not constrained to Musculoskeletal, Neurological, Cardio-Respiratory, Pediatrics, Geriatrics, Women Health and Sports Injuries.

Physiotherapy conclusion depends on standards of clinical basic leadership through examination, assessment, forecast, intercessions and result assessment. They are an essential piece of medicinal services group, who work straightforwardly with the patients guaranteeing their recuperation after surgery, damage, crack or other procured inability. Patients experiencing ceaseless conditions, for example, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Arthritis, Joint Pain, Cancer and Neurological issue like Parkinsonism and Stroke likewise require counsel from a prepared Physiotherapist.

Individuals who need to embrace Physiotherapy as a vocation are required to experience a 5 year Doctor of Physiotherapy [ DPT ] program.

Specialist of Physiotherapy is a very regarded and looked for after expert degree the world over. With the overall populace expanding relentlessly, DPT is one those of those capabilities that will stay popular the world over for a considerable length of time to come.

Role of Physiotherapists in Modern Healthcare

Physiotherapists are a critical piece of social insurance group, instructed and clinically prepared to play out various uncommon tests and measures to survey any physical impedance or brokenness, and distinguishing the hidden pathology and utilitarian impediments. They give a non-intrusive treatment finding posting the impedances and constraints which may affect personal satisfaction, detail a compelling interventional design in view of here and now or long haul objectives to counteract inability, advance wellbeing and health and expand the physical working.

Who Should Study?

Understudies who are keen on life sciences, trust in assorted variety of calling, need an expert vocation that is more than work and furthermore wish to have any kind of effect in individuals' life ought to embrace this calling. Like Specialist Physicians (MBBS with specialization in one of the fields), Physiotherapists are Rehabilitation Professionals who additionally work straightforwardly with the patients guaranteeing their recuperation after surgery, damage, crack or other procured incapacities.

Career Prospects

  • Public Sector (Grade 17 scale jobs)
  • Private Hospitals
  • Private clinics
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation centers
  • NGOs
  • Aid Agencies & organizations
  • Sports clubs & teams
  • Research
  • Academia
  • Medical Technology companies  
  • International job placement

Course and Semester Details

The Doctor of Physiotherapy is a 5-year under graduate professional degree program approved by the Board of Advanced Studies and endorsed by HEC, equivalent to 17 years of education. A fair amount of course work is completed by carrying out hands-on training on real patients in the University Clinical Skills Center and at Physiotherapy department of the hospitals and clinics that are part of the University’s network.

Eligibility Criteria

Matric or Equivalent 60%, FSc (Premedical or Equivalent 60%),  MCAT or UMT Admission Test

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