Physical Therapy


Description:

The Physical Therapy Field at GU is designed to provide students the academic and clinical education required to prepare them for their professional role as key members of medical teams and as an integral part of the healthcare system. 


The program aims to graduate skilled therapists who can manage patients of all ages improving their physical and functional abilities. The core value of the graduates is to help individuals keep optimal health and fitness, and prevent the onset or progression of impairments, functional limitations, and disabilities related to different health issues. 


Graduates will work as Physical Therapists in: Hospitals - Rehabilitation centers - Private clinics – Schools - Elderly housing - Research centers.

To achieve this, the program provides students with a solid scientific basis to eventually be able to analyze and comprehend different cases and to properly perform comparative diagnosis and treatment provision. In addition, the program develops students’ communication skills with patients. 

Graduates of this field have post-graduate local and global job opportunities in hospitals, rehabilitation centers, clinics, sports clubs, schools, elderly centers and research centers.

Throughout a five-year period students study essential medical courses such as: anatomy, physiology, diseases, surgery and neurology, in addition to theoretical and practical courses in physical therapy and treatment. 

Students at the department of Physical Therapy at GU are trained at its on-campus laboratories, equipped with the latest treatment devices, including a laboratory for the preparation of orthopedic and prosthetic limbs and a group of specialized clinics that provide distinguished treatment services for patients with conditions of bones, nerves, children and others.


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