Welcome to Advanced Rehabilitation Services

Advanced Rehabilitation Services at The Aga Khan University Hospital provide a caring and comprehensive rehabilitation program for children, adults and elderly in overcoming physical, social and mental problems caused by illness, injury or after a surgery.  Our rehabilitation programmes meet International Quality Standards such as Joint Commission International (JCI).

Our rehabilitation team are highly trained and equipped to work with sophisticated equipment. We use an interdisciplinary medical team approach to provide examination, evaluation, diagnosis, prognosis and interventions towards achieving the treatment goals of every patient. The program is designed to restore the patient’s physical functions, relieve pain and minimise the psychological, social and vocational impact of the injury or disease. Patients can access our services at the Aga Khan University Sports and Rehabilitation Centre.

The Rehabilitation interdisciplinary medical team may be comprised of several different health care professionals including but not limited to: Physiotherapist, Speech Therapist, Cardiologist, Rehabilitation Nurse, Neurologist, Nutritionist, Orthopaedic Consultant, Occupational Therapist, Orthotist and Prosthetist.

Our Aga Khan University Hospital Sports and Rehabilitation Services can be accessed at:

Main Hospital Campus Physiotherapy, Stadium Road, Karachi
8:30 AM – 5:00 PM (Mon – Sat)
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM (Sun)
(021) 021 111 911 911  

The Sports and Rehabilitation Centre offers unique services as listed below:

Cardiac (Heart) rehabilitation programme
This programme is designed for the rehabilitation of people with the following heart related problems:

  • Myocardial infarction (heart attack)
  • Angina pectoris (chest pain)
  • Coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG)
  • Valve replacement
  • Coronary angioplasty or coronary artery disease

Child (Paediatric) rehabilitation programme
This programme is specially designed for children with physical or mental disabilities and or learning disorders. It is an individual based programme that helps maximize a child’s mobility, self-care and communication. 

Sports injury programme
This service provides comprehensive treatment to athletes for:

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

Neurological rehabilitation programme
This service is designed for patients with diseases, trauma, or disorders of the nervous system. It can often improve function, reduce symptoms, and improve the overall well being of the patient.

Orthopaedic rehabilitation programme
This service involves the care of patients who have complex musculoskeletal problems that are may not be limited to one or two anatomic locations.

Pulmonary rehabilitation programme
This service involves the care of patients who have long-term (chronic) respiratory diseases (illness related to the lungs) who have symptoms or continue to have decreased function despite standard medical treatment. 

Hydrotherapy rehabilitation programme
This service involves the care and treatment of patients in a swimming pool or using water. 

Orthotics and prosthetic programme
This service evaluates, measures, fabricates and fits patients with artificial limbs and braces. 

Geriatric rehabilitation programme
This service is designed for the care and treatment of elderly patients. ​​​

Fitness screening 
This service uses Micro Fit technology to evaluate a person’s fitness status.

Fitness weight reduction programme

Advanced orthopaedic and neuro rehabilitation programme

Advanced cardiac rehabilitation programme for phase II and IV

Parkinson’s rehabilitation programme
This service is designed for the care and treatment of patients with Parkinson’s Disease. ​