Physiotherapy (PT) is an age-old form of treatment modality, which specializes in re establishing the movement, physical strength and functioning in individuals affected by some form of injury, illness or disability.
Physiotherapy existed since thousands of years and is currently the third largest healthcare profession in the world.
Professional definition (By World Confederation of Physical Therapists)
Physical therapy is concerned with identifying and maximizing quality of life and movement potential within the spheres of promotion, prevention, treatment/intervention, habilitation and rehabilitation.
Because the body of knowledge of physiotherapy is quite large, Physiotherapists tend to specialize in a specific clinical areas. Common specialties are:
- Musculoskeletal / Orthopedics
- Sports Medicine
- Older People / Geriatrics
- Medical Conditions
- Women's Health
Ahmadi hospital was inaugurated in April 1960, for treating Kuwait oil company employees and their families, Physiotherapy was one of the early services offered since that time.
Physiotherapy unit is exerting all the effort to develop the professional knowledge of the staff and to get the latest technology in the field, the unit today is equipped with state-of-the-art physiotherapy equipment in accordance with international standards. Proudly we can say that Physiotherapy unit in Ahmadi Hospital is considered one of the most advanced Units in Kuwait and Gulf Area.
With more than 50 highly educated professional staff in different specialties the unit is providing inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation care for our clients. Our team works in collaboration with other specialties to offer comprehensive care and quickly restore you to your optimal health
In Addition to Adult physiotherapy, our services include:
- Pediatric Physical Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Pediatric Occupational Therapy
How to get the service of physiotherapy?
In order to receive the treatment in physiotherapy Unit, You have to be referred by one of the
physicians of other specialties , then you will be assessed by a physiotherapists who will plan
a proper treatment program accordingly.