Full Name

Dr. Rahat Afzal, PT



Orthopedic Physical Therapy.


Department Affiliation

Shalamar School of Allied Health Sciences


Date of Joining




Professional Summary


Dr. Rahat Afzal is an Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapist, currently working as senior lecturer in Shalamar School of Allied Health Sciences Lahore .She graduated from FMH Institute of Allied Health Sciences Lahore in 2018. And completed her Masters from from Riphah International University Lahore in 2022. She is a certified Mulligan Practitioner. She started her career in 2019 as clinical /Lecturer Physiotherapy in NUR International University, Lahore. Currently, she is teaching Research Methodology, Evidence Based Practice, Differential diagnosis, Manual therapy and  also supervising final year DPT students.



Academic Profile











Riphah International University

Lahore, Pakistan





FMH Institute of Allied Health Sciences Lahore




Professional Experience


House Job

July 2018

Jan 2019

Fatima Memorial Hospital Lahore.

Lahore, Pakistan



March 2019

August 2019

Mars Institute of Health Sciences

Lahore, Pakistan



September 2019

June 2022

Nur International University, Lahore.

Lahore, Pakistan



July 2022

May 2023

Nur International University, Lahore.

Lahore, Pakistan


Award & Certification

·         Certified in Brain Mulligan’s Concept’s Mobilization with Movement.



▪       Attended conference on “Striving to achieve excellence in medical education” held at FMH for Faculty development Program by Dr. Abida Shaheen and Dr. Fahad Azam.

▪       Attended conference on “Contemporary Approach in Management of Low Back Pain” by Dr. Vaidas Staliority held at University of Lahore.


Professional Affiliations and Memberships


Member of Pakistan Physical Therapy Association.



  •   One day workshop attended on “Scope of practice in Women Health Care and Role of                                                             physical Therapy in Gynecology/Obstetrics” at Riphah College of rehabilitation sciences
  •   Attended 4 hours educational workshop on “Stroke” by Society of Prevention and cure of disability held on 6th May, 2017.
  • Participated in one day hands on training workshop on “Kaltenborn Mobilization of Upper extremity” organized by PSRD on 30th July, 2016.
  • Certified for participating and completing one day workshop on “Cervical Spine and Lumbar Spine” by Lahore Medical and Dental College, Lahore.
  • Attended and successfully completed the workshop on “Assessment and Treatment of Cervical Spine” conducted in Afro Asian Institute, Lahore.
  • Participated in 1st annual Nur International University Physical Therapy Seminar on “Multidisciplinary approach to Patient Care
  • Participated in “Research Poster Competition” at 1st annual Nur International University Physical Therapy Seminar held on 10th May, 2018.
  • Attended in one day workshop on Neck pain Management (NAG’s, SNAG,s) based on Mulligan Concepts by FMH Institute of Allied Health Sciences in 2018.
  • Attended two day workshop on “Aligning Yourself to the Publishing Process” on 23rd & 24th July 2020.
  •  Attending the virtual webinar of “The Functional Aging Training Model an Evidence Based Approach to Enhancing and Maintaining Function in Older Adults of all ability levels” on 22nd August 2020.
  •  Workshop on “Dry Needling” by Dr. M. Asim Arif at Nur International University in 2022.
  • Workshop on “Evidence Based Physical therapy management of ICU” by Dr. M. Sharif Waqas at Nur International University in 2022.
  • Attended one day workshop on Integrated Musculoskeletal Assessment by Dr. M. Usman Riaz.
  • Attended one day workshop on Career Counseling by Dr. Bilal Mustafa at Nur International University Lahore.



Article #





July 2022

Prevalence of Neck and Back Pain among Gynecologists and Obstetrics in Tertiary Care Hospitals of Lahore

Pakistan Biomedical Journal


Mar 2022

Sacroiliac Joint Pain and its Peak time during the Three Trimesters of Pregnancy-A Cross Sectional Study

Annals of Medical and Health Sciences Research


Jan 2022

Cervicogenic Headache among Young Adults Using Computer with more than Three Hours of Screen time

Pakistan Journal of Medical and Health Science


Sept 2021

Comparison of burnout syndrome among public and private sector physiotherapists

Medical Forum Journal