Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation

Complementing the services offered at Healthpoint is a state-of-the-art, 1,000 square meter physiotherapy center, the largest of its kind in Abu Dhabi.

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The Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Department is committed to providing the finest possible options for the assessment, treatment and multi-disciplinary team management of patient care. The department offers a broad range of advanced therapeutic options subspecializing in the field of musculoskeletal physiotherapy and sports injuries, covering both conservative and pre-operative/post-operative cases.

Following orthopedic post-operative surgeries, the aim of our well qualified team of physiotherapists is to restore the activities of daily life through rehabilitation that focuses on the improvement of mobility, muscle strength, range of movement, balance and to promote the adoption of healthy lifestyle changes.

Our expert team brings the best from the field of musculoskeletal physiotherapy to the UAE. Our treatment combines evidence-based principles and a strong commitment to developing concise, individualized programs for every patient.

Sports physiotherapy is built on the theory that sports rehabilitation, fitness and cardiovascular conditioning must go hand-in-hand in order to return individuals to their pre-injury status.. We also provide sports specific rehabilitation for sports-related injuries to rehabilitate athletes quickly and prevent re-injuries through education and training.

Our treatment plans are designed for everyone. We work with patients of all fitness levels to manage both injuries and chronic conditions to increase movement, mobility and relieve pain.

What makes us different?

The devices that we use provide the most advanced and safe active ingredients available for functional restoration therapies. The key design objectives for the selection criteria is based on physiological design, evidence based (clinical efficacy), usability and safety.


  • Hydrotherapy (Fluid Cycle: Aerobic Workout for both upper and lower limbs)
  • Latest Version of Kinesis One for functional rehabilitation / therapeutic exercises
  • State-of-the-art gymnasium with a wide range of equipment for active restoration of function and for better living
  • The Biodex System 4: for return to sports assessments and functional rehabilitation
  • Blood Flow restriction
  • Alter-G Anti-gravity treadmill
  • Instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization tools
  • Sensopro Balance cage
  • Biodex Static and Dynamic balance system
  • Running and Gait training and retraining analysis
  • Ergonomics and posture assessment
  • Centaur- biofeedback motor control


  • Focused and Radial Shock Wave Therapy
  • Functional Electrical Muscle Stimulation
  • Interferential Current Therapy
  • Low Intensity Laser Therapy
  • Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation
  • Ultrasound Therapy

Orthopedic - Physiotherapy

The ortho unit cater all Phase 1:Early Post-injury, Pre and Post-Operative Phase and Phase 2: Early Functional strengthening phase for the following procedures:

  • Arthroscopic surgery
  • Knee ligament reconstruction
  • Osteotomy of the knee
  • Meniscal transplantation
  • Cartilage preservation procedures
  • Unicompartmental knee replacement
  • Patellofemoral replacement surgery
  • Total knee / hip replacement
  • Instability procedures
  • Rotator cuff surgery
  • Total shoulder replacement
  • Fractures
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery

Common conditions treated by Ortho Physiotherapist:

  • Osteoarthritis of the Knee, Hip etc. 
  • Bursitis (e.g. – Hip Bursitis)
  • Elbow Pain and Problems
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow)
  • Medial Epicondylitis (Golfer's or Baseball Elbow)
  • Foot Pain and Problems
  • Fractures
  • Low Back Pain
  • Wrist Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Knee Pain and Problems, Sports Injuries
  • Ligament Injuries to the Knee
  • Torn Meniscus
  • Shoulder Pain and Problems
  • Soft-Tissue Injuries

Spine Physiotherapy

Spine Physiotherapist deal with conditions ranging from Degenerative and Deformities of the spine, both surgical and conservative. Below are the common conditions treated by Spine Physiotherapists;

  • Neck Pain – Mechanical
  • Neck Pain – Whiplash Associated Disorders
  • Neck Pain with radiating pain to the arm
  • Spondylosis of the cervical and lumbar spine
  • Spondylolisthesis – slipping of vertebrae
  • Low Back Pain – Mechanical
  • Low Back Pain with radiating pain to the legs – eg : Sciatica
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Osteoporosis – weakening of the spine bones
  • Scoliosis
  • Kyphosis
  • Disc Herniation – neck, mid back and low back region
  • Fracture of the Spine
  • Physiotherapy following Epidural Injection, Selective Nerve Root Block Injections
  • Post-Operative Rehabilitation following Spine Surgeries – like Micro discectomy, Artificial Disc Replacement, Fusion Surgeries, Percutaneous Endoscopic Micro Discectomy, Scoliosis Correction Surgery, Kyphosis Correction Surgery.


Sports Rehabilitation

Sports rehabilitation therapist covers all level of sporting injuries from beginners to elite level. Injuries occurring in the active population are to similar injuries found on the sporting field and are managed in the same way as the sporting population. The unit focuses of Phase 3: rehab running and resumption of functional activities phase, Phase 4: running intensity/integrated activity phase and Phase 5 Return to sport/work phase. In continuation on the rehabilitation journey of the patient for all the musculoskeletal cases listed on the orthopedic and spine physiotherapy unit:

  • Post-operative musculoskeletal: orthopedic and spine procedures
  • Ligament sprains and tears
  • Fractures and Stress fractures
  • Muscle injuries
  • Tendinopathies
  • Cervico-Thoracolumbar pain
  • Return to Work Assessments, Return to Sports Assessments and Training following injuries


Hand Occupational Therapy

Therapy Includes Management of Traumatic Hand Conditions, as well as Acute and Chronic conditions, which may have been treated surgically or managed conservatively. Below are the common conditions treated by Occupational Therapists;

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome/ Cubital Tunnel Syndrome/ Radial Nerve Injury/ Brachial Plexus Injury
  • De Quervain's Syndrome/ Trigger Finger & Thumb/ Tennis Elbow
  • Dupuytren’s Disease
  • Flexor and Extensor Tendon Injuries / Tendon repairs
  • Ligament Injuries/Volar Plate Injuries
  • Scar Hypersensitivity
  • Nerve Injuries/ Nerve repairs
  • Fractures of the Hand, Wrist and Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis/Rheumatoid Arthritis (including joint protection techniques and energy conservation)
  • Joint Arthroplasties
  • Neurological Hand Problems
  • Scar Treatment


Pediatric Physiotherapy Rehabilitation

Pediatric Physiotherapy at Healthpoint Hospital Provides services for the prevention of impairments, illnesses, injuries, or conditions that limit their ability to move or function in their daily life.

  • Post trauma patients; sprains, fractures, with or without surgery.
  • Patients with flatfeet caused by contracture Achilles
  • Anterior knee pain (chondromalacia)
  • Mild cerebral palsy patients with contractures; gastrocnemius, hamstrings
  • Back pain in pre-teen or teenagers
  • Fractures, soft tissue or sport injuries
  • Congenital muscular torticollis
  • Congenital foot deformities
  • Developmental foot problem: flat foot, in-toeing gait
  • Post-orthopedic surgery rehabilitation
  • Joint and bone deformities management
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