Department runs two regular courses i.e., Bachelors in Physiotherapy (BPT) and Masters in Physiotherapy (MPT) in four specializations i.e., Musculoskeletal, Neuro-physiotherapy, Cardiopulmonary and Sports Physiotherapy. The department is among one of those few universities of India that offer Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D.) program in Physiotherapy.
The research lab of the department is equipped with state of the art research equipments such as Electromyography (EMG), Nerve Conduction Velocity (NCV), Electrocardiography (ECG), Computerized Spirometry, Bone Mineral Density Evaluation, Foot pressure assessment, Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulator with MEP Functional NeuroMapping (rTMS) System, Body Composition analyzer, Physical fitness evaluation equipments, Wireless EMG system and Force Platform, EEG etc
The Department has developed a 3-Dimensional Gait Analyzer lab with the funds provided by DST-FIST (Department of Science & Technology) and has installed sophisticated equipments like Force Platforms (Multiaxial) for Kinetic and Ground Reaction Force Analysis, Video Cameras, Movement Inertial Sensor along with G walk to measure ground reaction forces and Centre of Pressure displacement during gait & various postural positions.
The Paper entitled "Impact of Menopause on Quality of Life among Indian Women" by Navdeep Kaur, Postgraduate student at Delhi University & Ravinder Kaur, Clinical Physiotherapist at Department of Physiotherapy, Punjabi University, Patiala has been selected for oral presentation at 26th International Conference on Research in Life-Sciences & Healthcare (ICRLSH) organized by Healthcare & Biological Sciences Research Association (HBSRA) to be held on 22-23 December 2019 at Bali, Indonesia. It is a matter of a great honor that the said paper has also been awarded "Young Researcher Scholarship" which is given to 5 selected applicants for each conference to promote participation of students and research scholars in the conference.