Islamabad College of Physiotherapy (ICP)
ICP was established in 1997 with the mission to produce competent Physical Therapist by providing quality education. Islamabad College of Physiotherapy is pioneer in providing Physical Therapy education in private sector in Pakistan. The college is committed to provide students with excellent curricular and extra-curricular activities.
What is Physical Therapy?
Physical Therapy or Physiotherapy is a health care profession primarily concerned with the prevention or remediation of impairments and disabilities and the promotion of mobility, functional ability, quality of life and movement potential through examination, evaluation, diagnosis and physical intervention. It is a distinct form of care which can be performed either in isolation or in conjunction with other types of medical management. In addition to clinical practice, other activities encompassed in the physical therapy profession include research, education, consultation and administration.
Physical therapy is becoming a well known profession in Pakistan with advancement of healthcare system and due to increasing scope of its practice across the world. Major growing branches of Physical therapy are: -
+ Musculoskeletal Physical therapy
+ Neurological Physical therapy
+ Cardiopulmonary Physical therapy
+ Sports Physical therapy
+ Pediatric Physical therapy
+ Geriatric Physical therapy
+ Manual Therapy
+ Integumentary Physical therapy
Aims And Objectives
+ To impart state of the art quality education in the field of Physical Therapy.
+ To produce Physical therapists who have necessary knowledge, skills, critical thinking, behaviour and attitudes to pursue their profession.
+ To promote professional and social skills among students to adapt them to the challenging healthcare system.
+ To provide physiotherapy treatment facilities to general public in the country on subsidized rates through its network of teaching and welfare hospitals.
Islamabad College of Physiotherapy is affiliated with the University of Sargodha, which is a Public Sector University.
+ ICP is the only private sector physiotherapy college in Pakistan established since December 1997.
+ The college has highly qualified basic medical sciences and physiotherapy faculty & spacious campus with well equipped laboratories and well furnished class rooms.
+ For clinical training several hospitals are attached including National Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, which is the state of the art hospital in government sector.
+ Access to digital library.
+ Co-operative administration.
+ Availability of students hostels for girls.
+ Transport facility for students living in Rawalpindi / Islamabad.
+ Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)