SchoolSchool of Rehabilitation
DepartmentDepartment of Physiotherapy
DegreeNon-Degree Courses


Program Description:

This course provides physiotherapists an overview of common problems of the ankle such as ankle injuries and chronic ankle instability. Different aspects of physiotherapy protocols to return to functional abilities will also be discussed in details.



  • Ankle functional anatomy
  • Ankle functional biomechanics
  • Types of ankle injuries, Ankle sprain, Functional instability, chronic instability
  • Prevention of ankle injuries
  • Diagnosis (clinical, functional, electro diagnosis, MRI, Musculoskeletal Ultrasonography)

Ankle rehabilitation (Electrotherapy, therapeutic exercise, taping & splinting, manual therapy, dry needling, dynamometry, proprioception training, functional exercise)

Program Instructors:

  • Azadeh Shadmehr, Full professor, PhD. PT, Vice dean for research and international affairs of school of rehabilitation, Tehran University of Medical Sciences
  • Gholamreza Olyaei,  Full professor, PhD. PT, Head of the physiotherapy department  of school of rehabilitation, Tehran University of Medical Sciences
  • Seyyed Mohsen Mir, Assistant professor,  PhD. PT, Vice dean for financial affairs  of school of rehabilitation, Tehran University of Medical Sciences
  • Siamak Bashardoust, Assistant professor  of school of rehabilitation, Tehran University of Medical Sciences


Contact Information:

In case of any inquiries, you can contact the Office of International representative of the Department of General Physiotherapy Tehran University of Medical Sciences through the following:

Contact Person :   Dr. Hossein Baghery

Tel.:  (+98 21)  77528469

Email  :


Address: Department of General Physiotherapy, Rehabilitation Faculty, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Pitch-e-ShemiranSt., Enghelab St,Tehran, Iran

To contact the Office of International Admissions, please use the following information:

Tel.: (+98 21) 8890 2090-93, Ext.: 168


Address: No. 21, Dameshgh St., Vali-e Asr Ave., Tehran 1416753955, Iran


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