Department of Physical Therapy
Who we are
Physical therapy is the treatment of people who have had a temporary or permanent disability from diseases, accidents, or congenital disorders, by using exercise therapy or physical elements (water, light, electricity, heat, etc.) It is a specialized area of medicine that evaluates, treats, and educates to minimize or prevent injury. Based on science-based problem-solving and evidence-based education, the Department of Physical Therapy is responsible for treating physical ailments and disorders caused by various diseases and/or accidents in the modern world. We research treatment methods that are best of recovery of physical functions and rehabilitation.
Educational Mission and Goals
To produce qualified physical therapists that possess expert, structured knowledge of the human physiology and its functions through coursework in human anatomy, neuroanatomy, physiology, pathology, internal medicine, pediatrics, orthopedics, neurosurgery, pharmacology, and psychiatry (psychology).
What we are looking for:
- •Students who have excellent achievements in basic curriculum and excellent foreign language skills
- •Students with creativity and logical thinking who are interested in the human physiology
- •Students who are willing to serve others, with good communication and interpersonal skills
- •Students with self-directed problem-solving skills and leadership
- •Health care facilities: hospitals, clinics, rehabilitation centers, medical centers, public health centers (nervous system, children, deep breathing, musculoskeletal, elder care)
- •Sports related facilities (professional sports teams, exercise prescription room, sports research institute)
- •Industries, rehabilitation laboratories, national public officials, medical devices and prosthetics sector
- •SSocial welfare facilities: welfare facilities for the elderly, welfare facilities for the disabled, welfare centers for the disabled, welfare facilities for disabled children, day care centers for disabled children, special school treatment teachers, welfare facilities for children with disabilities, elderly caregiver, and instructors/teachers/professors at educational institutions