About Us

Prof. Hafiz Muhammad Asim

Prof.Hafiz M Asim graduated from Mayo Hospital Punjab University in 1995. He became a Canadian Licensed Physical Therapist in 2002 and worked in various healthcare setups in Canada. In 2006, he moved to the USA, became a registered Physical Therapist in Michigan, and worked in renowned American healthcare setups. In 2011 he got his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Arizona AT. Still University, USA. In 2013 he became the first Pakistani Orthopedic Certified Specialist from the American Board of Physical Therapy. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. from the Malaysia University of Science and Technology.

Prof.Hafiz M Asim has extensive clinical experience in musculoskeletal conditions of about 27 years. He is serving as head of the Physical Therapy department, Ghurki Trust & Teaching Hospital, and Spine Centre. He has been working as a consultant Physical Therapist and head of the Physical Therapy department at Surgimed Hospital, Lahore. He is academically involved in the medical field as Dean, of Lahore College of Physical Therapy, Lahore Medical and Dental College.

He has recently introduced the concept of Chronic Pain Management in Physical Therapy.

Areas Of Focus

Musculoskeletal and Orthopedic Conditions, Post-surgical Rehabilitation, Pediatric Rehabilitation, Neuro Rehabilitation, and Orthotics & Prosthetics.

Academic Qualification

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy Arizona Still University, USA

  • OCS (Orthopedic Certified Specialist) American Board of Physical Therapy

  • Ph.D. Physical Therapy Malaysia University of Science and Technology


  • Diploma in Exercise Testing And Prescription

  • Diploma in Microfit System

  • National Neurological Conference

  • A Short Course on Back and Back Care

  • Seminar on Stroke Rehabilitation

  • Certification in Research Methodology

  • Certification in Curriculum Designing and Review

  • Certificate on Pre Schoolers and Autism

  • Certificate in Kinesiology Taping for Pediatrics

  • Certificate in Skilled Nursing and Long Term Care Rehabilitation

  • Certificate in Functional Geriatrics

  • Certificate in Pelvic Floor Training

  • Certificate in Therapeutic Exercise and Manual Therapy

  • Certificate on Assessment and Treatment for Stroke Recovery

  • Certificate on Oppositional, Uncooperative and Aggressive Behavior

  • Certificate on Effective Sensory Diets

  • Certificate in Neurological Disorder

  • Certificate on Hand, Wrist and Elbow

  • Certificate on The Latest Ethical Standards in Physical Therapy

  • Certificate in Pharmacology Rehab

  • Certificate in Human Trafficking

Research & Publications

    1. A review of literature on Outcome Based Education and factors that impact student learning outcomes in tertiary Education System in Pakistan. International Education Studies Journal Canada, 2020

    2. Tele-rehabilitation versus Face To Face Rehabilitation after Knee Joint Replacement. Pakistan Journal of Medicine and Dentistry.2020

    3. Effectiveness of homehome-basedongestive lymphatic therapy following axillary lymph node dissection among breast cancer surgery patients. Pakistan Journal of Medicine and Dentistry.2019

    4. Musculoskeletal pain among undergraduate physical therapy students: single centered survey. Pakistan journal of Medicine and Dentistry.2019

    5. Service Quality of Public and private physiotherapy institutes: A Comparative study in Lahore. Pakistan journal of medicine and dentistry.2019

    6. Quality of life before and after total knee arthroplasty in clinical settings across Lahore, Pakistan. Pak J Pharm Sci. 2019 Mar;32(2 (Supplementary)):769-772.

    7. Educational outcome in scenario and power point Presentation based learning strategies among undergraduate Physical Therapy students Rawal Medical Journal:vol 43 No.1 Jan-March.2018

    8. Forward Technological Shift in Rehabilitation. (2017): 488-489.

    9. Usage of Online Search Engines Intended to Continue Professional Development. PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL & HEALTH SCIENCES 11, no. 3 (2017): 1163-1163.

    10. Osteoarthiritis of knee joint; outcome of combination of grade 1-2 knee joint mobilization with quadriceps isometrics in patients. Professional Med J 2017; 24(7);986-991. DOI:10. 17957\TPMJ\17.3808

    11. Effects of Hand arm bimanual intensive therapy including lower extremity in children with bilateral spastic cerebral palsy Rawal Medical Journal:vol42 No. 3 July-sep. 2017

    12. Reflection of physiotherapy leaders about their leadership effectiveness.

    13. Effects of Universal Exercise Unit Combined With Conventional Combination Therapy On Gross Motor And Functional Skills In Spastic And Athetoid Cerebral Palsy Children” Int. j. med. appl. health. Vol. 3, No. 1, 2015

    14. Comparison of Outcome of Passive Joint Mobilization Techniques with Active Assisted Pulley Exercises in Patients with Frozen Shoulder in Improving Range of Motion”

    15. Post Operative Functional Outcomes in Patients after Titanium Mesh Cage in Thoracic Spine”International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

    16. Frequency of Low Back Pain due to Heavy Bags among School-going Children in Lahore, Pakistan

    17. Comparison of Mulligan Mannual Therapy Techniques with Kaltenborn Mannual Therapy Techniques in Patients with Nonspecific Neck Pain in Improvement on Neck Disability Index”. International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) ISSN (Online): 2319-7064

    18. Factors of Overweight and Obesity Related to Eating Habits and Physical Activity in Students of Azra Naheed Medical College International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) ISSN (Online): 2319-7064

    19. Effect of VMO Strengthening Plus Patellar Mobilization with only Patellar Mobilization in Patient with Chondromalacia Patellae on Visual Analogous Scale and Lower Extremity Function Scale in Females with Age 20-60 years after 4 Weeks Follow Up” International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) ISSN (Online): 2319-7064

    20. Factors Responsible for Falling in Senior Citizens, Living in Edhi Old Age Home and Heaven Old Age Home Lahore Pakistan” International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

    21. Effects of pelvic floor muscle training (kegel exercises) in women with postpartum stress urinary incontinence” The Professional Medical Journal Mar-Apr 2013;20(2): 208-213

    22. Outcome of Manipulation under Anaesthesia in Adhesive Capsulitis Patients” Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan 2014, Vol. 24 (4): 293-294

    23. The prevalence of low back pain in office workers of LM&DC and GTTH, Lahore. IJRS, Jan-June 2012.

    24. LEG LENGTH DISCREPANCY; The reliability of tape measure method” Professional Med J 2013;20(6): 995-998.

    25. Effect of locomotor training on strength and endurance among adolescent spastic cerebral palsy children with tendon of Achilles release.

    26. Sadiq, Samreen, and Hafiz Muhammad Asim Effect of Delorme resistance exercise versus treadmill training on locomotor abilities in cerebral palsy after Achilles Tendon Release (International Conference IMSACON)

    27. Effectiveness of Home-Based unsupervised virtual reality training among children with developmental delay (paper presentation WCPT)

    28. Effectiveness of Core Stabilization Exercises In Relation To Conventional Physiotherapy Treatment After Disc Excision INTERDISCIPLINARY JOURNAL OF CONTEMPORARY RESEARCH IN BUSINESS COPY RIGHT © 2012 Institute of Interdisciplinary Business Research 646 AUGUST 2012 VOL 4, NO 4

    29. Translation and Validation Scale for Assessment and Rating of Ataxia in Urdu Language for Cerebral Palsy Patients

    30. Translation and Validation of Autism Spectrum Screening Questionnaire in Urdu for Autistic Children

    31. Functional Limitations in Congenital Talipes Equinus Patients After Achilles Tendon Release Post 3 months

    32. Effectiveness of Vestibular Stimulation on Balance Using Swing Therapy in Children with Hypotonic Cerebral Palsy

    33. Ankle Instability Among Mid-Foot Deformity Patients

    34. Functional Performance In School Going Cerebral Palsy Children: JRCRS-2019-07-030

    35. Health Related Quality of Life among Individuals with Left Ventricular Diastolic Dysfunction Post Six Months

    36. Effects of dry needling in lower extremity myofascial trigger points

    37. Role of tele-rehabilitation in patients following total hip replacement: Systematic review of clinical trial

    38. Risk of Fall among Chronic Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients in Lahore: A Case Series

    39. Balance Among Patients after Six Months of Total Knee Arthroplasty

    40. Grip Strength among Children with Down Syndrome: A Multi-Centered Special School Based Survey

    41. Diagnosis of Stage II Rheumatoid Arthritis through Functional Evaluation of Wrist and Hand among Adult Females

    42. Identification of Precompetitive Anxiety among Professional Footballers: A Cross-Sectional Study in Pakistan’s Context

    43. Effects of scapular mobilizations in improving external range of motion in frozen shoulder

    44. Outcomes of mechanical traction and manual therapy in c5-c6 cervical spondylosis for radicular pain relief

    45. Tightness of calf and hamstring musculature among plantar fascitis

    46. Association of Hand Grip Strength and with Writing Speed (Endurance) Among the Students

    47. Effectiveness of Maitland Grade I and II Spinal Mobilization for Chronic Low Back Pain

    48. Ankle Instability among Mid-Foot Deformity Patients

    49. Recovery Time in Bell’s Palsy after Physical Therapy Treatment

    50. Professionalism among Physical Therapist Working in the Clinical Setups of Lahore

    51. Functional Abilities in Dyskinetic Cerebral Palsy Children between Age 5-12 Years: JRCRS. 2020; 8 (2): 53-55

    52. Functional Outcome in Clubfoot Children after Ponseti Method: Single-Centered Study from Lahore

    53. Gross Motor Performance Among Late Preterm Infants: JRCRS. 2019; 7 (2): 62-64

    54. Effect of First Rib Mobilization in Mechanical Neck Pain with Radiculopathy for Pain Relief

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