PHCC

Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy is a health profession concerned with the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of disease and disability through physical means. It is based upon principles of medical science.

A physiotherapy service in PHCC is considered as Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Services which mainly focus on maximizing function, Movement restoration, Strengthening and promotion of self-management.

Physiotherapy services are performed by physiotherapists (PTs). The core skills of physiotherapists include manual therapy, therapeutic exercise and the application of various electro physical modalities.

Scope of Service

In Scope (Inclusion Criteria)

The Physiotherapy Services delivered in PHCC will focus on the following conditions/diagnoses:

Acute muscular pain with Radicular Pain (Neck, Back)

Chronic muscular Pain with Radicular Pain (Neck, Back)

Ligament and Tendon Strain/Injury

Headache – Cervicogenic

Joints pain include: shoulders, hips, elbows, knees, fingers, ankle and foot

Osteoarthritis

Shoulder impingement/ rotator cuff syndromes/ frozen shoulder

Post fracture more than 12 weeks (spine and skull are excluded)

Post-surgical more than 12 weeks (Complicated Cases excluded)

Bell’s palsy

Post-natal low back pain

Patients who don’t receive the same treatment in any other hospitals at the same period of the treatment

Out of Scope (Exclusion Criteria)

Unstable vital signs

0-12 weeks post spine surgery.

0-12 weeks post joint replacement.

0-12 weeks Post fracture

Active psychiatric issues.

Severe and uncontrolled pain.

Patients with neurological problems including Stroke, Motor Neuron Disease, Parkinson’s disease and multiple sclerosis etc.

Abnormal level of consciousness (confused, stupor)

Confined to the bed and unable to mobilize.

Fully dependent on ADL’s (Activities of Daily Living).

Malignant diseases including those receiving chemotherapy.

Pediatrics diseases and disorders.

Patients below 14 and patients (bed ridden).

Target Population / Patient

All registered and walk-in patients from age 14 and above are accepted.

Type of Access

Physiotherapy services are usually appointment based; walk in accepted only via internal referral by PHCC Physicians under the category of urgent.

Internal Referral:

  • Patients access the service by referrals from their PHCC physician through Cerner electronic order.

External referral:

  • From HMC Physicians through Cerner electronic order (referrals will be accepted based on shared agreement if it is comply with PHCC Physiotherapy Scope of service).
  • Other external care providers such as (Cuban, private hospitals etc.…), the PHCC physicians will assess and refer to PHCC Physiotherapy accordingly.

Other Information

(11) Health centers currently deliver physiotherapy services.

Health Centers that do not have a dedicated Physiotherapy clinic will refer patients to any Regional Specialized PHCC Health centers (RSC) in the same region, and the booking will be according to the first available appointment or patient preference (See table below).

Health Centers referring for Physiotherapy Physiotherapy Clinics Timing
  • Omer Bin Khattab Health Center
  • Umm Ghuwailina Health Center
  • Al-Wakra Health Center
  • Airport Health Center
  • Rawdat AL-Khail Health Center
  • Al-Thumama Health Center
  • Sunday-Monday
  • Female Clinic : 7AM - 2 PM
    Male Clinic : 4 PM - 11 PM
  • Tuesday-Wednesday
  • Male Clinic :7 AM - 2 PM
    Female Clinic :4 PM - 11 PM
  • Thursday
  • Male & Female Clinic :7 AM - 2 PM
  • Saturday(Rawadat Al-Khail Only)
  • Male & Female Clinic : 7 AM - 2 PM
  • Mesaimer Health Center
  • Al-Jumailiya Health Center
  • Al-Rayyan Health Center
  • Al-Sheehaniya Health Center
  • Abu-Nakhla Health Center
  • Al-Karana Health Center
  • Abu-Baker Health Center
  • Al-Waab Health Center
  • Al-Wajba Health Center
  • MUaither Health Center
  • Sunday-Monday
  • Female Clinic : 7AM - 2 PM
    Male Clinic : 4 PM - 11 PM
  • Tuesday-Wednesday
  • Male Clinic :7 AM - 2 PM
    Female Clinic :4 PM - 11 PM
  • Thursday
  • Male & Female Clinic :7 AM - 2 PM
  • Saturday(Abu-Baker Only)
  • Male & Female Clinic : 7 AM - 2 PM
  • Madina Khalifa Health Center
  • West Bay Health Center
  • Al Daayen Health Center
  • Al Khor Health Center
  • Al Kaaban Health Center
  • Al Leghwairiya Health Center
  • Gharafat Al Rayyan Health Center
  • Umm Slal Health Center
  • Leabaib Health Center
  • Al Shamal Health Center
  • Qatar University Health Center
  • Sunday-Monday
  • Female Clinic : 7AM - 2 PM
    Male Clinic : 4 PM - 11 PM
  • Tuesday-Wednesday
  • Male Clinic :7 AM - 2 PM
    Female Clinic :4 PM - 11 PM
  • Thursday
  • Male & Female Clinic :7 AM - 2 PM
  • Saturday(Leabaib & Gharafat Al Rayyan Only)
  • Male & Female Clinic : 7 AM - 2 PM

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