Physiotherapy Services
 
Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation Services
 
Physiotherapy and rehabilitation at AKUH provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services to assist adults and children in improving their physical and neurological disabilities. Psychological, social and vocational interventions are some of the modalities that are employed in order to restore physical functions, minimize pain and disability of the patients. The treatment and intervention plans are formed in collaboration with the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. Our physiotherapy practices are certified by International Quality Standards, such as JCI and ISO 9001: 2008

Services

Cardiac Rehabilitation Programme
This programme is designed for the rehabilitation of people with the following cardiac related concerns:
•    Myocardial infarction (Heart attack)
•    Angina pectoris (chest pain)
•    Coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG)
•    Valve replacement
•    Coronary angioplasty or coronary artery disease

 Pediatric Rehabilitation Services
There is a specialized programme for children with physical or mental disabilities and learning disorders. It is a individual based programme that helps maximize a child’s mobility, self-care and communication.

Speech Therapy Clinic
The Speech Therapy clinic offers professional and specialised treatment for children and adults with the following speech concerns:

  • Articulation disorder
  • Stuttering
  • Voice disorders
  • Aphasias
  • Difficulty with speech or swallowing
  • Children with delayed speech and language skills

Occupational Therapy Programme
The programme helps patients to perform  purposeful daily activities, with the use of different treatments. The therapists’ help in improving the patient’s basic motor functions and reasoning abilities, and also tries to compensate for permanent loss of function.

Sports Injury Clinic
Located at the AKU Sports and Rehabilitation Centre provides comprehensive treatment to all types of athletes. Services include:

  • Consultation and injury diagnosis 
  • Non-surgical treatments and rehabilitation

Physiotherapy Clinics at Other Locations and Home Physiotherapy Services
Physiotherapy services are now available at Clifton Medical Services and at Aga Khan Diagnostic and Day Care Surgery Centre, Karimabad. Home Physiotherapy services are also available at the door step of the patient all across Karachi. Feedback is provided to the referring doctor in order to plan future treatments accordingly. Services are available from Monday to Sunday from 8:30-6:00pm.

Other Rehabilitation Services

  • Neurological rehabilitation
  • Orthopaedic rehabilitation
  • Respiratory therapy 
  • Hydrotherapy 
  • Pain management 
  • Orthotics and prosthetic 
  • Geriatric rehabilitation
  • Women’s health programme (OBGYN)
  • Acupuncture 

Advanced Rehabilitation Services

  • Fitness screening through MicroFit fitness evaluation programme
  • Fitness weight reduction programme
  • Advance orthopaedic and neuro rehabilitation programme
  • Advance cardiac rehabilitation programme phase II & IV
  • Risk factor modification programme
  • Parkinson rehabilitation programme  

CONTACT US

Telephone
+92 21 3493 0051, Ext. 1531 or 1532, 1662 
+92 21 3486 1531, 1532, 1528, 1662


Nasrullah Shaikh 
Manager
Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation Services 
nasrullah.shaikh@aku.edu 


Ata Mohammad 
Assistant Manager, 
Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation Services 
Email: ata.mohammad@aku.edu 


Asim Mahmood 
Assistant Manager 
Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation Services 
asim.mahmood@aku.edu 


Rukhsana Naushad
 
Senior Physiotherapist & Coordinator
Home Physiotherapy Services 
rukhsana.naushad@aku.edu 

Mohabbat Ali
 
Senior Physiotherapist & Coordinator
Patient Rehab at Sports & Rehabilitation Center 
mohabbat.ali@aku.edu ​



Timings                                    
Monday – Friday: 8:30 am-7:00 pm 
Saturdays: 8:30 am-5:15 pm