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KING ABDULAZIZ UNIVERSITY

Faculty of Applied Medical Sciences - Physical Therapy Department

Educational Aids


Classes

Physical Therapy department has three lecture rooms for second, third and fourth year students. The capacity of each one is about 90 students and they all are equipped with the latest and high quality audiovisual aids in addition to smart board.

 

Laboratories

Physical therapy department has four different laboratories to help the students in different academic years in practical application. These laboratories are:

1-Biomechanical Lab: having instruments which are used to measure joint range of motion, muscle performance of different muscles in addition to postural analysis and measurement of spinal and postural deformities.

2-Electrotherapy Lab: having many instruments which are used for pain relief, wound care, muscle weakness and muscle spasm, muscle and nerve electrical stimulating devices, LASER, IR, UV, magnetic field and ultrasound.

3-Hydrotherapy Lab: having therapeutic instruments which depend on physical properties of water as therapeutic pool, cold therapy, hot and cold packs, paraffin wax and others.

4-Therapeutic Exercise Lab: having instruments which are used for therapeutic exercises such as; muscle strengthening and stretching exercises, spinal traction, balance exercises, postural exercises and others.

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