Physiotherapy Department provides following multifaceted Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Services through collaboration and closed coordination with faculty of Medicine and Surgery:
- cardiac rehabilitation services
- neurological rehabilitation services
- orthopaedic rehabilitation services
- paediatric rehabilitation services
- advanced rehabilitation services
- occupational therapy services
- speech therapy services
- chest physiotherapy services
- hydrotherapy services
- pain management services
- orthotics and prosthetic services
- home physiotherapy services
- offsite physiotherapy clinics
- geriatric rehabilitation
- women’s health program (OBGYN)
Speech Therapy Clinic
The Speech Therapy clinic offers professional and specialised treatment for children and adults with speech, language and swallowing disorders. The service is provided by a fully trained speech language pathologist in the areas of articulation disorder, stuttering, voice disorders, aphasias, difficulty with speech or swallowing and children with delayed speech and language skills.
Occupational Therapy Services
Occupational Therapy services emphasis to promote patients health by enabling patients to perform meaningful and purposeful activities, by utilizing treatments that develop, recover, or maintain patient’s activities of daily living. The therapist helps clients not only to improve their basic motor functions and reasoning abilities, but also to compensate for permanent loss of function.
Off-site Physiotherapy Clinics and Home Physiotherapy Services
In response to the growing demand from patients and consultants from within and outside AKUH, the Physiotherapy Department has started home- physiotherapy services and off-site physiotherapy clinics located at Clifton Medical Services and at Aga Khan Diagnostic and Day Care Surgery Centre, Karimabad. Highly qualified physiotherapists equipped with sophisticated modalities treat neurological, neuromuscular, musculoskeletal and cardiopulmonary disorders, and assure high-quality services at their door steps. AKUH Physiotherapy Department also provides feedback to referring consultants, enabling them to assess the status of their patients and to plan their future treatment accordingly. All these services are available from Mondays to Saturdays from 8:30 am to 6:00 pm.
Advanced Rehabilitation Services
Advanced Rehabilitation Services at Aga Khan University Sports and Rehabilitation Centre provide the following services:
- fitness screening through MicroFit fitness evaluation system
- fitness weight reduction programme
- orthopaedic rehabilitation programme
- neurological rehabilitation programme
- cardiac rehabilitation programme
- risk factor modification programme
Sports Injury Clinic
The Sports Injury Clinic located at the AKU Sports and Rehabilitation Centre provides comprehensive treatment to amateur as well as professional athletes. Services provided are consultation, diagnosis, non- surgical and surgical treatment and rehabilitation for all types of sports injuries. We have a dedicated team of orthopaedic surgeon, physiotherapist, nutritionist and other related specialties. Treatment offered is arthroscopic surgery of shoulder, hip, knee, elbow and ankle as well as injury prevention advice.