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Physical Therapy, also known asphysiotherapy is a dynamic profession concerned with evaluation andrehabilitation of patient disabled by pain, disease, or injury and theirtreatment by physical therapeutic measure. The objective of the program is toproduce group of highly competent physiotherapists to fulfill the increasing atnational and international level.
Doctor of physiotherapy (DPT):- The doctor of physiotherapy (DPT) – 5 years program is a Post-baccalaureatedegree conferred upon successful completion of duration. The DPT Degreewas created by American Physiotherapy Association (APTA). The “Vision 2020”states that “By 2020, physical therapy will be provided by physical therapistswho are doctors of physiotherapy recognized by consumers & otherhealth-care professionals as the practitioners of choice to whom consumers havedirect access for the diagnosis of, intervention for, & prevention ofimpairments, functional limitations, & disabilities related to movement,function & health.
History of Physiotherapy inPakistan:- The school of Physiotherapy was established in 1956 by theFederal Government, Ministry of Health & Social Welfare with the assistanceof World Health Organization (WHO) at Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centerpremises. Initially, the school offered a 2 years Diploma course with theminimum entrance qualification of matriculation (science group). In 1961, the 2years program was upgraded to a 3 years Diploma. Later on, the program wasraised to BSc Physiotherapy Degree (3 years) in 1963, affiliated with theUniversity of Karachi, and pertinent changes were added & made in thesyllabus according to the need. The International faculties of Physiotherapy hadupgraded their syllabi. In order to match those standards; in 1999, BScPhysiotherapy course was upgraded to 4 years BS Physiotherapy Degree Course.Recently, following the “Vision 2020 of APTA”, the 4 years BSPT Program wasupgraded to 5 years DPT (Doctor of Physiotherapy) Program in 2008 to meet theInternational standard. At present, 26 Institutions are serving in the field ofPhysiotherapy in Pakistan.
Here are common topics covered in physiotherapist courses:
Standards of care
List of Courses
Gross Human Anatomy Course
Gross anatomy courses cover the cardiovascular andmusculoskeletal systems of the human body, focusing on the functional andstructural relationships between organs, tissues and joints. Specific areas ofthe body studied include tendons, muscles, spine, sensory systems and internalorgans. Students attend lectures and discussions. In many programs, studentscomplete a lab where they dissect a cadaver. This course is taken early on inthe physical therapy degree program.
Pharmacology in Physical Therapy
The focus of this course is on how different classes ofpharmaceuticals affect human the biochemistry and physiology of neural synapsesand neurotransmitters. Classes of drugs studied include anticholinergic drugs,anticonvulsants, catecholarmines and antidepressants. Students learn aboutpossible side effects and ways in which certain drugs may or may not be usefulto a patient.
Psychosocial Aspects of Physical Therapy Course
This advanced course in physical therapy addresses thepsychological issues which may arise with a patient facing illness or injury.Students are asked to perform self-assessments with regard to conflictmanagement styles, communication styles, personal values and response to stress.Emphasis is on the issues which may arise during physical therapy, death anddying, addiction, sexuality, family and other areas among patients from diversecultural and religious backgrounds.
Clinical Research Course
This course introduces students to basic concepts inclinical research for physical therapy and functions as a guided preparationfor the student's own research. Areas covered include hypothesis testing,literature review, data collection techniques and results analysis. Studentsread scholarly literature in the areas of personal interest to come up withideas for their own research projects.