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Physiotherapy Diploma at Thika School of Medical and Health Sciences

Thika School of Medical and Health Sciences

Physiotherapy Diploma program.

This Physiotherapy course offered at Thika School of Medical and Health Sciences, is a 3 years Diploma program accredited by CDACC.

  • Diploma
  • 3 years
  • Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy is a medical profession that utilizes scientific principles of electro-physical agents, manual techniques, and therapeutic exercises to provide treatment for various systemic diseases, musculoskeletal, neurological, and organ injuries and correct deformities and disabilities. It focuses on evidence-based practice in the assessment, diagnosis, and promotion of health, prevention, and management of a wide range of disorders that restrict the normal function of an individual.

Physiotherapists are health professionals with rich knowledge in movement and function; who work in partnership with patients/clients assisting them to recover from the mentioned challenges which may be congenital, acquired through accidents or injury, or as a result of aging or life-changing events.

Career path

A student who has successfully completed the Physiotherapy Diploma course can work in the following areas:

  • Public and Private Hospitals in Medical Wards, Paediatrics, Orthopaedic wards, Intensive care unit (I.C.U), Outpatient Department, Hospice, Gynaecology, and many others
  • Rehabilitation centres
  • Fitness club and spas
  • Military (As a military paramedic)
  • Community-based rehabilitation centers
  • Sports arena

Entry requirement

  • Mean Grade C plain with
  • English / Kiswahili C plain
  • Biology C
  • Chemistry C -
  • Physics / Mathematics C -