Physiotherapy is a health care profession and physiotherapists themselves are concerned with human function and movement. Physical approaches are used to prevent and treat many disabilities and diseases, but physiotherapy can also be used to help people gain strength and mobility after an illness or hospital stay. Physical therapy education varies greatly from country to country. Worldwide, physical therapy training ranges from basic work site education in hospitals and outpatient clinics to professional doctoral degree and masters programs.
In India, universities offer Bachelor’s, Master’s and also PhD in Physiotherapy. Introduction of Bachelors in Physiotherapy (BPT) was in the early 1990s in India. Bachelor in Physiotherapy (BPT) is a 4-year undergraduate program in physiotherapy with 6 months of mandatory clinical internship.
After the graduation Physiotherapist (PTs’) could go for further specialization in Cardiovascular & pulmonary physiotherapy, Neurology, Musculoskeletal (orthopedics), Hands, Sports, Obs-Gynaecology,Community based rehabilitation or undertake Research. PTs in India use the title ‘Doctor’ and prefix it before their name with a suffix P.T. (Physiotherapist) . However, the use of the title ‘Dr’ according to the IAP (Indian Association of Physiotherapist) is by tradition and convention and is used in the same manner as it is used by the MBBS/MS/BDS/MDS/ BHMS/BAMS/BNYS/BUMS degree holders.
The courses are very well received and are in great demand. The Faculty receives help and active support from the renowned hospitals in Jaipur for training the students, besides utilizing various renowned hospitals in Jaipur & all over India. The university offers Masters and Bachelors program of study in Physiotherapy.
Physical Therapist education includes clinical internships that normally occur toward the end of the professional degree. During this time, the doctoral intern will rotate between different settings for a given time period of a month or more. After internship a Doctor of Physical Therapy may continue his or her education by entering a residency and then fellowship. Currently, there are 162 residencies and fellowships available all over the world.
Know more about the courses offered, fees for each of the course and the mode of selection, click on the button below: Courses in Physiotherapy
Lab activities are an important part of learning for engineering students. Below is a link to the list of labs for the entire course period. Laboratories for Physiotherapy