The Physiotherapy, Pain Medicine & Advanced Rehabilitation department at Burjeel Medical City in Abu Dhabi is dedicated to restoring wellness through advanced and comprehensive care. Our patient-centric approach combines innovative therapies and state-of-the-art equipment to provide treatment for musculoskeletal, neurological, and women’s health issues.

Our services include comprehensive pain management and musculoskeletal rehabilitation, specialized women’s health physiotherapy programs, advanced rehabilitation using robotics and assisted devices, interventional pain medicine, and manual therapy. We treat conditions such as musculoskeletal and neurological disorders, women’s health issues, and chronic pain conditions.

At our department, we utilize cutting-edge technology and equipment to enhance treatment outcomes. These include weight-bearing CT for lower extremity assessment, the Middle East’s first walk bot for robot-assisted gait training, the UAE’s largest hydrotherapy pool, Gloreha Sinfonia for hand rehabilitation, and various other advanced equipment for therapeutic exercises and treatments.

We have achieved significant milestones in the field, including being the first in the Middle East to introduce the walk bot and having the UAE’s largest hydrotherapy pool. Our advanced rehabilitation facility within a quaternary care hospital is the first and largest of its kind in the UAE.

Our team of experts is proficient in treating a wide range of conditions, including but not limited to neck pain, back pain, shoulder tendinitis, frozen shoulder, tennis elbow, knee arthritis, ligament sprains, muscle strains, plantar fasciitis, sports injuries, stroke, cranial and peripheral nerve disorders, and degenerative diseases of the central nervous system. We also offer specialized programs for pre and postnatal care, orthopedic pre and post-surgical rehabilitation, and pain relief.

Additionally, our department provides services in physical medicine and rehabilitation, pediatric neurology, and disability assessment. We offer expertise in musculoskeletal and neuro rehabilitation, assessment and management of neurodisability in children, spasticity management, scoliosis assessment and non-surgical management, and more.

The Physiotherapy, Pain Medicine & Advanced Rehabilitation department at Burjeel Medical City is committed to providing personalized, effective, and innovative care to restore wellness and improve the quality of life for our patients.

Conditions Treated

  • Orthopedic Conditions:
    • Neck Pain
    • Back Pain
    • Shoulder Tendinitis
    • Frozen Shoulder
    • Tennis Elbow
    • Wrist Pain
    • Knee Arthritis
    • Ligament Sprains and Muscle Strains
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Sports Injuries
    • Orthopedic Pre and Post-Surgical Rehabilitation
    • ACL Reconstruction
    • Arthroscopic Surgeries
  • Neurological Conditions:
    • Stroke
    • Cranial and Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Degenerative Diseases of the Central Nervous System
  • Women’s Health:
    • Pre and Postnatal Care (Pelvic Floor Muscle Strengthening Program)
  • Rehabilitation Techniques:
    • Prehabilitation
    • Muscle Re-Education
    • Manual Therapy
    • Trigger Point Release
    • Dry Needling
    • Strapping and Taping
    • Personalized Therapeutic Exercise Programs
    • Postural and Ergonomic Advice
    • Pilates and Core Stabilization Routine
    • Resistance Exercise Training
  • Electrotherapy Modalities:
    • Ultrasound Therapy
    • Low-Frequency Electrical Stimulation
    • Interferential Current
    • Magneto Therapy
    • LASER Therapy
    • Shock Wave Therapy
    • Electrotherapy and Taping
  • Other Services:
    • Pain Relief
    • Mobility Training
    • Exercise Therapy
    • Fitness Education and Advice

List of Services

  • Pain Management and Rehabilitation:
    • Comprehensive Pain Management and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
    • Interventional Pain Medicine and Manual Therapy
    • Trigger Point Injections
    • Intra-articular Injections
    • Chronic Pain Management
  • Women’s Health Programs:
    • Specialized Women’s Health Physiotherapy Programs
  • Advanced Rehabilitation:
    • Advanced Rehabilitation using Robotics and Assisted Devices
    • Expertise in Musculoskeletal and Neuro Rehabilitation
    • Disability Assessment
    • Pediatric/Adult Spasticity Management
  • Medical Treatments:
    • Botulinum Toxin Injections (Including Migraines)
    • Intrathecal Baclofen (ITB) Pump Therapy Management
  • Fitness and Return to Work:
    • Fitness Assessment and Return to Work


  • Weight Bearing CT for lower extremity and AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill
  • Walk bot – Middle East’s first robot-assisted gait training system
  • UAE’s largest hydrotherapy pool
  • Gloreha Sinfonia for hand rehabilitation
  • SMART DX motion capture system
  • EN-Dynamics therapeutic units with air resistance
  • Imoove for global, vertical, dynamic, functional movement
  • BTE PrimusRS for physical and occupational therapy
  • Cryoultrasound for muscle injuries and tendinopathies
  • BTE Eccentron – eccentric resistance strength trainer
  • Sigma 40 Hyperbaric Chamber for Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT)
  • Sensory rooms for reducing agitation and anxiety

Pediatric Neurology

  • Neurodisability Rehabilitation: Assessment and Management
  • Pediatric Spasticity Management
  • Botulinum Toxin Injections (Including Migraines)
  • Intrathecal Baclofen (ITB) Pump Therapy Management
  • Scoliosis Assessment and Non-surgical Management
  • Conditions such as Cerebral Palsy, Spina Bifida, Dyslexia, Speech Delay, Autism, Downs Syndrome, and other Special Needs Children
  • Disability Assessment

Key Achievements & Milestones

  • Middle East’s first walk bot – robot-assisted gait training system
  • UAE’s largest hydrotherapy pool for movement restoration and pain relief
  • UAE’s first and largest advanced rehabilitation facility within a quaternary care hospital

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