The mission of the Lahore College of Physical Therapy is to prepare graduates for successful professional careers as Doctors of Physical Therapy (DPT) consistent with the mission and core values of the College.
The Graduates of the DPT program are clinically competent entry level Physical Therapists for an autonomous practice, able to recognize and meet changing health care needs and are well equipped by the principles of critical thinking, lifelong learning, ethical values, support the community and the physical therapy profession by functioning as service-oriented practitioners and are pledged to excellence in total patient care, guided by a belief in human worth and dignity, and dedicated to the optimization of human health and function.
Physical therapist practice is concerned with identifying and maximizing quality of life and functional movement potential, within the spheres of promotion, prevention, maintenance, intervention/treatment, habilitation and rehabilitation. This encompasses physical, psychological, emotional, and social well being.
Physical therapist practice involves the interaction between physical therapist, patients or clients, families, care givers, other health care providers, and communities, in a process of assessing movement potential and in establishing agreed upon goals and objectives using knowledge and skills unique to physical therapists.