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Ms. Gulshan Shahzadi Malik

Ms. Gulshan Shahzadi Malik

  • Thumbay Hospital, Dubai

Physical Therapy

Educational Qualification:
 One of the Topper raised and established Physiotherapist by Gulf Medical University, (Thumbay Medicity) Ajman, United Arab Emirates.
 Graduation Bachelors of Physiotherapy (BPT)
 Post-Graduation Master of Physiotherapy (MPT) – General Cardiac and Neurology
 Research: Thesis done on ROLE OF PHYSIOTHERAPY IN IMPROVING HEAD CONTROL IN SPASTIC CEREBRAL PALSY CHILDREN (Neuro-development and Bobath Techniques in Children).
 Currently doing research on CARDIAC PHYSIOLOGICAL COST INDEX in Stroke patients.

 New evolving talent at Thumbay hospital with innovative physiotherapy treatments. She has almost 5 years of Physiotherapy on-hand clinical experience.
 Has done her clinical attachments and internship at reputable government and private hospitals in UAE.

Areas of Expertise:

 Cardio-Respiratory, Post Abdominal Surgeries Rehabilitation Post-CABG Rehabilitation. Chest physiotherapy-postural drainage (Active Cycle Breathing Techniques – ACBT). Incentive spirometry for pneumonia, COPD, post appendectomy cases etc.

 Neurological Rehabilitation: PNF and NDT approach, balance, coordination and gait training for patients with Cerebral-Vascular accidents/stroke, Spinal Cord Injury, Parkinsonism, pre and post- operative rehabilitation for Laminectomy and Craniotomy. Handling Geriatric cases with Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s by training on fall prevention strategies.

Orthopaedic Rehabilitation: Stretching, strengthening, myofascial and trigger point release, spasm and stiffness management in pre and post-operative arthroplasty and arthroscopy cases.
 Sports-Related Injuries Rehabilitation: Handling acute and chronic sports-related cases like Lateral epicondylitis, ACL injury, ankle sprains etc. with Cryotherapy, Hydro collateral packs, (TENS), Ultrasound therapy, LASER and paraffin wax treatment.

 Women’s Health: Antenatal classes and training with Pre-natal and post-natal physiotherapy focusing on core strengthening, pelvic floor muscle training and ergonomic advice.

Languages Spoken: English, Arabic, Urdu, Hindi