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DPT - BSc(Hons)

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Doctor of Physical Therapy is not a new profession, some sort of physical therapy practice even existed in Europe from 1500 to 1700s .Physical Therapy profession is part of modern medical system which is developed by the father of western medicine Hippocrates. In developed world Physical therapy education is advanced up to doctorate level. With growth in number of medical institutions comes a greater responsibility of producing high quality, skilled and dynamic physical therapists that would compete at international levels. Independent Medical College, Faculty of Rehabilitation Sciences utilize multi-disciplanary approach to overcome various challenges of disabling injury, illness & age related health conditions in order to spend a more active, healthier and dependency free life. The institute is comprised of academic department and a well equipped tertiary care hospital with outdoor as well as indoor patient facilities for clinical training. This modern era of information high ways and digital age calls for today's physical therapists to be well versed not just in science of physical medicine and rehabilitation but also to exhibit a well rounded personality with a sound focus on communication skills, research and development. Independent Medical College, Faculty of Rehabilitation Sciences is personally and professionally committed to introducing the finest rehabilitative institute in the country.

Physical Therapy is a health care profession concerned with human function and movement and maximizing physical potential. It is concerned with identifying and maximizing quality of life and movement potential within the spheres of promotion, prevention, treatment/intervention, habilitation and rehabilitation. Physical Therapists (PTs) work within a wide variety of health settings to improve a broad range of physical problems associated with different 'systems' of the body. Because the body of knowledge of physiotherapy is quite large, PTs tend to specialize in a specific clinical areas. These include: Orthopedic manual therapy, Cardiopulmonary, Neurology ,Pediatrics, Sports Medicine, Rheumatology, Older People / Geriatrics Pain management, Women's Health ,Oncology, and Extended Scope in Public Health.


    Be primary providers of physical therapy care. Serve as responsible members in the professional community and are willing and able to assume leadership roles in the communities they serve.

The criteria for admission in the program OTT would be:

    At least 60 % marks (in aggregate) in F.Sc.(Pre Medical) /Equivalent as certified by the Inter Board Committee of Chairmen (IBBC)

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