Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation

LRH department of physiotherapy & Rehabilitation is committed to provide high quality care to patients. We have the aim to move the rehabilitation towards excellence and provide an environment where professionals interact in order to meet the existing & emerging challenges in dealing with people with special needs.The department is providing in and out-patient services not limited to physiotherapy but also include occupational therapy, Prosthetics & Orthotics. We have well equipped department to deal with all areas such as Musculoskeletal, Neurological, Paediatrics, Gynaecological, ICU, cardio-respiratory in-patients, prosthesis, Orthosis and occupational therapy. Our team aims to provide evidence based interventions based on measuring outcomes.We welcome suggestions from all multidisciplinary team members to improve our services and achieve high quality patient care.

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Occupational Therapy

Prosthetics & Orthotics.

Clubfoot Clinic

What is Physiotherapy?

What is Physiotherapy?

Physiotherapy is services provided by Physiotherapist to individuals and populations to develop maintain and restore maximum movement and functional ability throughout the lifespan. The service is provided in circumstances where movement and function are threatened by ageing, injury, pain, diseases, disorders, conditions or environmental factors and with the understanding that functional movement is central to what it means to be healthy.

Who is a Physiotherapist?

Physiotherapists are qualified and professionally required to:

  • Perform comprehensive examination/assessment of the patient.
  • Evaluate the findings from the examination/assessment produce clinical reasoning and judgement about patient.
  • Formulate a diagnosis, prognosis and plan
  • Provide consultation within their expertise and determine when patients/clients need to be referred to another professional
  • Implement a physiotherapist intervention/treatment programme
  • Determine the outcomes of any interventions/treatments
  • Make recommendations for self-management

 Scope of Physiotherapy as Profession:

The scope of physiotherapy practice is dynamic and responsive to patient/client and societal health needs. With the development of knowledge and technological advances, periodic review is required to ensure that scope of practice reflects the latest evidence base and continues to be consistent with current health needs. The scope of physical therapist practice is not limited to direct patient/client care, but also includes:

  • Public health strategies
  • Advocating for patients/clients and for health
  • Supervising and delegating to others
  • Leading
  • Managing
  • Teaching
  • Research
  • Developing and implementing health policy at the local, national and international levels
  • Moreover, According to the International Classification of Healthcare Workers (WHO) has recently classifies Physiotherapy as an independent profession and physiotherapist as independent healthcare providers (ISCO Code 2264). Provision of the independent & evidence based Physical Therapy assessment & treatment services to the patients that are consistent with international standards and in accordance with world Health Organization (WHO) & World Confederation of Physical Therapy (WCPT) guidelines.

The Physiotherapist liaises with multidisciplinary team members to discuss or refer patients to appropriate specialty as required.


Musculeskeletal Physiotherapy
  1. Back pain & Sciatica
  2. Neck & arm pain
  3. Shoulder pain
  4. Elbow pain
  5. Wrist Pain
  6. Hip pain
  7. Knee pain
  8. Planter Fasciitis
  9. Sports Injuries
  10. Temporamandibular Joint Dysfunction
Neurological Physiotherapy
  1. Spinal cord injury
  2. Multiple sclerosis
  3. Parkinson's disease
  4. Motor Neuron Disease
  5. Polio
  6. Guillian-Barre syndrome.
  7. Vestibular disorders such as BPPV.
  8. Acoustic neuroma, or other conditions that cause dizziness and loss of balance
  9. Balance Deficits
  10. Coordination
Inpatient Physiotherapy
  1. Medical units
  2. Surgical units
  3. ICUs
  4. HDUs
  5. Bolton Block
  6. Cardiothoracic units
Woman Health
  1. Back pain management
  2. Stress Urinary incontinence
  3. Post Natal Exercises
Pediatric Physiotherapy
  1. cerebral palsy
  2. Autism
  3. Spina bifida
Treatments We Offer!

Joint Mobilization & Manipulation

Exercise Therapy

Functional & Kinesiology Taping

Postural Reeducation

Soft Tissue Manipulation

Neural Mobilization

Stroke Rehabilitation

In-patients Rehabilitation

Pediatrics Rehabilitation

Occupational Therapy



Gait Rehabilitation

Falls Prevention

Patient Education & Self-Management strategies

Teaching & Learning

The department is also proactively involved in learning and development of staff and students. Students from Khyber Medical University undertake clinical placements in all clinical units. We aim to provide a friendly learning environment and encourage Case Based Learning (CBL) consistent with evidence based practice and recent advancements in the field of Rehabilitation Sciences.

Iftikhar Shahzad Director Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation

Dr Yasir Jalal(PT)
Orthopaedic PT
Dr Syed Imam
Inpatient Neurology
Dr Sadia Aziz
(Musculoskeletal PT)
Dr Fida Hussain (PT)
Paeds (PT)
Dr Abid Ullah
Orthopaedic PT
Dr Abdulhaq (PT)
Musculoskeletal PT
Dr Faiza Sameen (PT)
(Musculoskeletal PT)
Naseem Ullah Khan (PT)
(Occupational Therapist)
Dr. Ubaidullah Khan (PT)
(Clubfoot Specialist Physiotherapist)
Dr. Muhammad Nayab Ali (PT)
(Neuro PT)
Dr Maria Hanan(PT)
(Musculoskeletal PT)
Dr. Samiullah (PT)
(Nuero PT)
Dr. Rabia Basri (PT)
(In-Patients Peadiatric PT)
Dr Zakir Ali (PT)
Dr Sana ullah(PT)
(Musculoskeletal PT)
Dr Syed Muhammad Hammad (PT)
(Musculoskeletal PT)

Lady Reading Hospital

It was established in 1927and it is just 200 meters away in the south of the Grand Trunk Road, behind the famous historical Qila Balahisar. Famous MasjidMuhabat Khan,Ander Shehr bazaar, Qissa Khawani bazaar and Khyber bazaar is across the road of LRH. LRH is just outside historical wall in the jurisdiction of cantonment board. The anecdote of the hospital of its coming into being is that His Excellency Lord Reading, viceroy of India from 1921 to 1926, happened to visit Peshawar.

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