The Institute of Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation Sciences, LUMHS, Jamshoro started
Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy (B.S. Physiotherapy) Degree Program under the
dynamic leadership of Prof. Dr. Noshad A. Shaikh, Chancellor, Liaquat University of
Medical & Health Sciences, Jamshoro. This Institute of LUMHS is the first ever Public
Sector Institute of Sindh Province offered B.S. Physiotherapy Degree Program, before this,
Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center (JPMC), Karachi was running under Federal
Government of Pakistan.
The numbers of graduates from Private Institutes were rather low and the poor patients of
whole Province in general & interior Sindh in particular could not have the facilities of
Physiotherapy treatment. Moreover, the young blood did not have the easy & economical
excess to improve their education & training. Hence there was dire need of establishing the
Institute of Physiotherapy to impart quality medical education dealing with Physiotherapy by
this relieves pain and re-gain strength after serious injuries, illness and surgery.
The B.S. Physiotherapy (BSPT) four (04) years degree program announced first time at this
Institute during the year 2009 and same program was offered up to the year 2011, then
Doctor of Physiotherapy (DPT) five (05) years degree program started at Institute of
Physiotherapy from the year 2012.
This Institute in well-equipped with modern facilities i.e. Lecture Halls, Medical Physics Lab,
various Physio-Labs, Reading & Lending Library, Out Patient Department and comfortable
atmosphere with Air-conditioners & teaching aids. The students have not only the
opportunity to see the working of gadgets but also have the chance to practically learn the
methods of Physiotherapy on the patients attending the O.P.D and also Wards in Liaquat
University Hospital Jamshoro & Hyderabad.
In order to keep improving & update the knowledge of Faculty of IPRS & staff of OPD,
organizing / conducting Continuous Medical Education (CME) & Workshops. There has
been a change in the teaching & training in the modality of treatment of various diseases
through Physiotherapy with the advancements in the medical science, basic graduation
throughout world is changing from four years program of Bachelor of Sciences in
Physiotherapy to five (05) years degree program of Doctor of Physiotherapy (DPT).
The LUMHS nevertheless is not left behind & is the first Public Sector Institute of Sindh
Province to start the Doctor of Physiotherapy (DPT) five years degree program