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Introduction

Physiotherapy is a clinical science that involves detecting and rehabilitation of different type of physical dysfunctions. A Physiotherapist is a healthcare professional who provides consultation and services for identification, assessment, and management of variety of dysfunctions affecting musculoskeletal system, neurologic system and cardio-pulmonary system. To treat these dysfunctions and to improve the quality of life in patients with these disabling problems, physiotherapist employs different physical modalities using electrical currents, electromagnetic fields/waves, ultrasonic and etc. Manual therapy and exercise therapy are also key treatments in almost all type of these dysfunctions.

To practice physiotherapy in Iran, one must possess a Bachelor's degree in physiotherapy and be registered with Medical Council of the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRIMC). Physiotherapists, are able to continue their education towards MSc and PhD.  Postgraduated physiotherapists are welcomed to joint as academic staff or research institutes.

 

History of the Department

The Department of physiotherapy was first established in 1990 as physiotherapy BSc program in School of Rehabilitation, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences. Then, its Master and PhD degrees were also offered in 1998 and 2005.

 

The Head of Department

Dr Khosro Khademi

0098-912-219-7138

 Email Address

k_khademi@sbmu.ac.ir

khosro_khademi@yahoo.co.uk 

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