Lahore College of Physical Therapy
Physical therapist practice is concerned with identifying and maximizing quality of life and functional movement potential, within the spheres of promotion, prevention, maintenance, intervention/treatment, habilitation and rehabilitation. This encompasses physical, psychological, emotional, and social well being.
Physical therapist practice involves the interaction between physical therapist, patients or clients, families, care givers, other health care providers, and communities, in a process of assessing movement potential and in establishing agreed upon goals and objectives using knowledge and skills unique to physical therapists.
Lahore Medical and Dental College has been affiliated with University of Health Sciences for Bsc. (Hons) Physiotherapy program since 2008. In 2012, The Lahore College of Physiotherapy was founded as a new landmark and started entry level Doctor of Physiotherapy (DPT) program. The Lahore College of Physiotherapy is housed in a dedicated space, in new and purposely built campus housing the auditorium, lecture halls, faculty offices, management and other facilities. The college is headed by Dr. Hafiz Muhammad Asim, an experienced clinical therapist with international post graduation qualifications and member of American Physical Therapy Association.
The Lahore College of Physiotherapy is supported by a modern and fully equipped physiotherapy department and rehabilitation gymnasium. The staff includes physiotherapists with extraordinary academic and clinical skills with exceptional qualities.
We aim to nurture skilled and competent professionals via quality education reinforced by clinical training, exhibiting value driven and client centered services.
We aspire to make our students rational, generous, keen to learn and practice and dedicated to keep dignity of their institution, society and profession.
Our mission is to prepare our graduates for a successful professional career as Doctors of Physical Therapy who are competent entry level, autonomous practitioners able to recognize and meet changing health care needs via strong academic background, superior clinical acumen and evidence based research practices.
We envision, developing a premier institute known for the highest standards in education of physical therapists via academic and clinic training and a center of excellence inspiring best practices of research in Physical therapy field nationally and internationally.
Lahore College of Physical Therapy is a project of Lahore Medical and Dental College established in 2008. In the same year, the college was granted affiliation with University of Health Sciences. With humble beginnings, college had its first batch of BSPT in 2008. This batch of Physical therapy graduates passed out in 2012. In 2012, first batch of Doctor of Physical Therapy was inducted.
Lahore College of Physical Therapy is housed in a dedicated newly built campus building. The space consists of auditorium, lecture halls, practical and clinical lab, faculty and staff offices.
I am glad to get to know my students through five strenuous years of training. Health Care Education with services to society is a dynamic step taken by Lahore College of Physical Therapy, a progressive trust in providing world class education to students.
This meritorious College challenges the best and the brightest minds to learn the science of Physical Therapy and the art of compassionate care for patients.
Our faculty is comprised of professionals who are passionate about their work, and are eager to make significant contributions to facilitate the successful completion of your medical education and prepare you for your career as physical therapists.
We encourage you to take advantage of our program, where the emphasis is not merely on grades or class rank, but on critical thinking through participation in patient care, the development of strong clinical skills, and responsible professional behavior.
Becoming an excellent physical therapist requires more than just good grades. Becoming an LCPT graduate Physical Therapist requires “something more”: compassion, a sense of community-mindedness, and leadership. It is that “something more” that is the hallmark character of a true Physical therapy graduate