Foundation University Institute of Rehabilitation Sciences (FUIRS) was established in 2014. In a very short span of time, FUIRS has turned out to be a prominent place in the twin cities. It has set its benchmark for quality education and developed innovative solutions to train the sharpest minds in order to deal with health challenges, using evidence based practice. It accommodates an astounding interface between health care provision, and medical and rehabilitation expertise. FUIRS is a constituent institute of Foundation University Islamabad. Clinical Training is provided in the affiliated hospital of FUIRS i.e., Fauji Foundation Hospital Rawalpindi which has an exceptional physical rehabilitation setup equipped with latest equipments to train students to combat clinical challenges in daily life.
Foundation University Institute of Rehabilitation Sciences has attained an exceptional position because of its highly professional, healthy and encouraging environment for training DPT students, so that they become highly skilled and proficient Physical Therapy Practitioners of 21st century.
Students are enrolled in FUIRS strictly on merit basis. FUIRS has a highly experienced and qualified team of professionals from all over the country. The faculty is highly skilled and well trained to cater to the needs of the students of different mental aptitudes, ensuring effective transmission of knowledge and practical skills, thus laying a strong basis of theoretical and clinical concepts.
With a contemporary approach to study, work and innovation, FUIRS adapts to the ever changing demands of Global Rehabilitation and Medical and Health Sciences Education. As Institution places a strong emphasis on professional accreditation, academic study is combined with practical experience to offer beneficial courses to help drive the students towards their career goals. As research section is another strong aspect of FUIRS in the field of Physical Rehabilitation, FUIRS not only appreciates and facilitates it but also provides funds for innovative research projects in the widest interest of community. Rehabilitation journals and other resource materials related to physical rehabilitation are provided to the students via library to make them aware of the latest trends and practices in Physical rehabilitation. Medical and rehabilitation camps are also arranged on regular basis to encourage students’ involvement in social work and enhance their confidence.
FUIRS has a purpose-built campus with spacious lecture halls, amphitheatres, and multidisciplinary laboratories with facilities as par with international standards. FUIRS is also equipped with the latest gadgets like Virtual Reality and Dynamic Posturography.
After graduation, students can pursue their studies in physical therapy sub-specialties such as Musculoskeletal, Orthopedics, Neurological, Cardiopulmonary, Geriatrics, Pediatrics, Sports Physical Therapy & Oncology rehabilitation. FUIRS is the first Rehabilitation Institute in Pakistan which took an initiative to offer paid house job to all graduates at the completion of their 5-year degree program. FUIRS is also planning to initiate Masters Program to first graduating batch of DPT to further extend their academics. As the physical therapy profession has become highly demanding and attractive in society, it has lead to increasing and attractive job opportunities in government/private sectors as well as in clinical and academic settings.