Physiotherapist is a healthcare worker who applies exercises to improve the quality of life of the individual with muscular-skeletal system disorders, minimizes the function of the musculoskeletal disorders and practices the occupational prescription towards patients, disabled and healthy individuals by means of occupational measurement and evaluation methods.

In line with the increasing aging of the population and scientific and technological developments, the need for conscious protection of health has been one of the priority areas of preventive and therapeutic Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation. The number of physiotherapists who plan and implement the Physical Therapy-Rehabilitation program in every disease requiring physiotherapy is insufficient compared to the population.
The aim of our department is to provide the graduates who are specialized, knowledgeable and principled Physical Therapists. Our aims also consists following the innovations of the scientific studies and being the better and better.
We can determine our choices in our lives and use our creative power and work hard to reach our goal. By assimilating science, diversity and innovation, we can adapt to rapid information flow and continuous change.
Medipol University, School of Health Sciences, Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation maintains education and training in an environment of trust, love, understanding and tolerance and embraces the best of the best.

 

Prof. Z. Candan Algun
calgun@medipol.edu.tr

 

Head of the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation