• 111/1/A Distillery Road, Gandaria,
    Dhaka 1204, Bangladesh.

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R), also known as physiatry or rehabilitation medicine, aims to enhance and restore functional ability and quality of life to those with physical impairments or disabilities affecting the brain, spinal cord, nerves, bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, and tendons. Physical medicine is a very advanced discipline in medical science, as it deals with diseases and injuries with many treatment options like drugs, interventions, exercise, different thermal and electrical modalities, manipulation, massage, and the most advanced regenerative medicine like- PRP & Stem cell therapy.

The Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation in Asgar Ali Hospital is dedicated to musculoskeletal pain and dysfunction, sports injury, Orthopaedic and Neuro rehab, cardiopulmonary rehab, Paediatric, and geriatric rehab. This department is led by Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation specialist and Physiotherapists and occupational therapists are providing the physiotherapy service. 

List of treatments provided by our Specialist:

• MSK USG (MUSCULOSKELETAL ULTRASOUND): MSK USG is the stethoscope of physiatrist. our specialist is very much efficient for correct diagnosis of muscle and joint disease by using MSK USG

• INTERVENTIONAL PAIN MANAGEMENT: for both acute and chronic pain management, Joint and soft tissue injections is the most advanced treatment worldwide. We are providing all types of intra-articular injection, intra-lesional injection, epidural injection in this department which reduces the necessity of oral pain medicines.

• REGENERATIVE MEDICINE (PRP, stem cell therapy): for degenerative joint disease and injuries, the new hope is PRP and stem cell therapy. We ensure the best quality of PRP and stem cell therapy. 

•HYDRODILATTAION – for management of frozen shoulder, we are providing this treatment for quick recovery without surgery. 

•BUTOX:  we are providing BOTOX directly into specific muscles to reduce the stiffness and tightness caused by Spasticity. 

•We also have well organized Physiotherapy Instruments for physiotherapy purpose: 

Infra-Red Radiation (IRR)

Inter Farential Therapy (IFT)

Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS)

Ultrasound Therapy (UST)

Traction (Lumber & Cervical)

Shortwave Diathermy (SWD)

Microwave Diathermy (MWD)

Wax, Treadmill

Cycle & Five Station Gym

Ice/ Cryotherapy

  • Physiotherapy Exercises:

Soft Tissue Technique

Stretching Exercises

Strengthening Exercises

Mobilization Exercise Program for Stroke & Paralysis Patient

Group Exercises

Manipulation Therapy

Rehabilitation service is provided for following conditions:


Arthritis- Rheumatoid Arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, spondyloarthritis (SpA) 

Osteoarthritis (OA)


Joint TB

Connective tissue disease- Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), systemic sclerosis, polymyositis, etc. 

Fibromyalgia, Myofascial Pain Syndrome



Neck pain- Sprain, Strain, Cervical spondylosis, Cervical Rib, Muscle Spasm, Torticollis etc

Back Pain- Sciatica, PLID, Scoliosis, Kyphosis, Lordosis, Spondylosis, Spondylolisthesis, etc. 

Shoulder pain- Frozen Shoulder, rotator cuff disorder etc. 

Elbow pain- Tennis Elbow, Golfer’s Elbow etc. 

Wrist & hand pain- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, trigger finger, tenosynovitis etc. 

Knee pain- Osteoarthritis, sports injury, ligament, and meniscal injury etc. 

Ankle and foot pain- plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendinitis etc.

Bursitis, tendinitis 

Post-operative condition of Hip & Knee Replacement

Post-traumatic stiffness

Neurological Conditions:


Parkinson’s disease

Facial Palsy/ Bell’s Palsy

Foot Drop, wrist drop

Guillain Barre Syndrome (GBS)

Transverse Myelitis

Head injury/ spinal cord injury 


Sports Injury Rehab:

Ankle Sprains

Achilles Tendonitis


Meniscus Injury

Pediatric Conditions:

Cerebral Palsy (CP)

Club Foot

Gynecological Conditions:

During Pregnancy Complications – LBP, Muscular Weakness

Pulmonary rehabilitation:

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) /Asthma/ Bronchiectasis

Cardiac  rehabilitation:

CABG/ heart failure/ post MI 

Geriatric rehabilitation: (above 60 year of age): 

Muscle strengthening & Mobility 

Gait and balance training

Coordination training

Fall prevention 

Consultation & Appointment
Dr. Shamim Md. Fuad
Junior Consultant

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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