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[/vc_column_text][vc_custom_heading text=”Introduction” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:30px|text_align:left|line_height:1.5″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_separator color=”custom” align=”align_left” border_width=”3″ el_width=”10″ accent_color=”#fdc800″][vc_column_text]Prof. Dr. Muhammad Asif (PT) is a Physical Therapist, serving his profession for more than 25 years. Currently, working as Director & Professor at Department of Rehabilitation & Health Sciences (DRHS), Nazeer Hussain University. During his 25 years professional life, he has been decorated with a list of achievements such as:

  • First time launched Doctor of Physical Therapy and Post Professional Doctor of Physical Therapy Program all over Sindh.
  • Developed several undergraduate and postgraduate curriculum which are accepted Nationally and Internationally.
  • Member of National Curriculum Revision Committee of Higher Education Commission since 2011.
  • Official Member of Pakistan Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (Pakistan ASCD).
  • International Advisor of Iranian Physiotherapy Association since 2015.
  • Got highest International Professional Certifications all over Sindh.
  • President of Sindh Physical Therapy Association.
  • Ex. Vice President of Pakistan Physical Therapy Association.
  • Deputy General Secretary, Pakistan Physiotherapy Society.
  • Member of Iranian Physiotherapy Association.
  • Member of Pakistan Physical Therapy Association.
  • Member of Academic Council & Board of Studies of several public and private sector universities of Pakistan.
  • Published more than 35 research articles in reputed National and International Journals of Rehabilitation Sciences.

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  • Director & Professor, Department of Rehabilitation & Health Sciences, Nazeer Hussain University from January, 2021 till date.
  • Director Research, Isra Institute of Rehabilitation Sciences, Isra University, Karachi Campus November 07, 2019 till October, 2020
  • Additional Director, Isra Institute of Rehabilitation Sciences, Isra University, Karachi Campus from December, 2010 till October, 2020
  • Professor, Isra Institute of Rehabilitation Sciences, Isra University, Karachi Campus January, 2017 till October, 2020
  • Associate Professor, Isra Institute of Rehabilitation Sciences, Isra University, Karachi Campus January, 2014 till December, 2016
  • Principal, Isra Institute of Rehabilitation Sciences, Isra University, Karachi Campus April, 2014 till October, 2020
  • Assistant Professor, Isra Institute of Rehabilitation Sciences, Isra University, Karachi Campus December, 2010 till December, 2013
  • Assistant Professor, College of Physical Therapy, Ziauddin University March, 2008 till June, 2010
  • Senior Lecturer, College of Physical Therapy, Ziauddin University January, 2007 till February, 2008
  • Lecturer, College of Physical Therapy, Ziauddin University September, 2005 till December, 2006
  • Lecturer, College of Physiotherapy, Jinnah Postgradute Medical Centre 2003
  • Program Co-Ordinator, Karachi International Institute of Alternative Medicine From February 2002 to March 2004

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  • Doctor of Philosophy in Health Sciences (Physiotherapy), Enrolled
  • Master of Business Administration in “Rehabilitation Management” from Isra University in 2021.
  • Postgraduate Certificate Course in “Certified Clinical Research Professional” from Isra University in 2017.
  • Master of Philosophy in “Sports Medicine & Manipulative Physical Therapy” from Isra University in 2016.
  • Post Professional Doctor of Physical Therapy (PP-DPT) from Isra University in 2013.
  • Master of Sciences (Physiotherapy) from University of Karachi in 2008
  • Master in Physical Therapy from Ziauddin University in 2005
  • One Year Certificate Course for Equivalency of B.Sc 3-years to BS 4-Years
    Physiotherapy from University of Karachi in 2000
  • Bachelor of Physical Education University of Karachi in 1999
  • Diploma in Food & Nutrition from Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad in 1998
  • Bachelor of Science (Physiotherapy) University of Karachi in 1996

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  • Certified Professional Career Counselor (PCC), certified by Skill Development Council (SDC), Karachi.
  • Dry Needling (DN) Practitioner, approved by American Physical Therapy
    Association (APTA) of Maryland USA.
  • Mesotherapy Practitioner accredited by Australian Institute of Integrated Therapy (AIIT).
  • Diploma on Ergon Instrumental Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM) Basic & Advance Course, Greece.
  • Instrumental Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM) by Move Kinetic Tool from University of MKT (UMKT Corporation USA, in Malaysia.
  • Orthopeadic Manual Therapy Certificate (OMTC) approved by Orthopedic Manual Therapy Association.
  • Mulligan MWM” Part A & B: Upper & Lower Quadrant, accredited by
    Mulligan’s Concepts, New Zealand.
  • Diploma in Modern Orthopedic Medicine (Cyriax), Module I, II & III.
  • Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner (CKTP), certified by Kinesio Taping
    Association USA.
  • Certified Instructor of Move Kinetic Tape awarded by MKT University, USA

[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]RESEARCH PUBLICATION

  • Muhammad Asif, Devi Kumari, Muhammad Rafique, Hina Khan, Asad Raza Jiskani and Fouzia Kirmani. “Anti-inflammatory Effects of Low Level Laser Therapy and Streptococcus thermophilus on Wound Assessed Histomorphologically: A Comparative Study in Diabetic Rat’s Model”. EC Microbiology 16.7 (2020): 44-52.
  • Sana Naqi, Muhammad Asif, Muhammad Atif Khan, Muhammad Riaz Baig Chughtai, Saher Pasha, Kiran Arshad. Correlation between dynamic balance and flexibility among young athletes, Rawal Medical Journal: 2020;45(3):686- 689.
  • Junaid Farooq, Muhammad Asif, Hira Islam Rajput, Muhammad Atif Khan, Muhammad Riaz Baig Chughtai, Noman Ahmed Issani. Physiotherapists’ approach regarding spasticity measurement scales in patients with upper motor neuron syndrome. Khyber Med Univ J 2020;12(2):117-20.
  • Hina Khan, Muhammad Asif, Devi Kumari, Asad Raza Jiskani, Fouzia Kirmani, Anas Bin Tariq, Muhammad Ahmed, Abdul Hayee, “Retention of Anatomy Knowledge: During Clerkship”. EC Clinical and Experimental Anatomy. 2020; 3(3): 01-05.
  • Sana Naqi, Muhammad Asif, Muhammad Atif Khan, Physical Therapy Practice approaches towards obese individuals, Independent Journal of Allied Health Sciences. 2019; 2(4): 219-222.
  • Rabia Siddiq, Muhammad Asif, Hira Islam Rajput, Muhammad Atif Khan, Muhammad Jawwad Baig Chughtai, Amanullah, Impact of Sports Activities on stress among Undergraduate Medical Students, Independent Journal of Allied Health Sciences. 2019; 2(4): 192-196.
  • Ifra Zameer, Muhammad Asif, Erum Tanveer, Vinod Kumar, Tooba Khan. Level of Physical Activity Among Female College Students of Karachi. J Phy Fit Treatment & Sports. 2019; 7(2): 555708.
  • Devi Kumari, Hina Khan, Asad R. Jiskani, Muhammad Rafique, Muhammad Asif, Vijay Kumar, Syed Maqsood: Neovascularization: Topical effects of streptococcus thermophilus and low level laser therapy in treatment of diabetic wound in rats, International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences Kumari D et al. Int J Res Med Sci. 2019 Sep;7(9):3357-3361 www.msjonline.org
  • Saffa Ibrahim, Muhammad Saad Khan, Muhammad Asif, Fouzia Hussain, Prevalence of Flat Feet among School Children, Indian Journal of Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy. Vol. 13, No. 3, 2019 pp: 214-217
  • Breera Amjad, Muhammad Asif, Erum Tanveer, Abdul Rashad, Heba Haider, M Faizan Hassan, Shujaat Hussain Memon, Hina Rathi and Kanza Masood, Effects of Motor Imagery Techniques in Children with Spastic Cerebral Palsy, Point in J Phy Fit Treatment & Sports Volume 6, Issue 5, July, 2019, pp-001-005
  • Abdul Rashad, Muhammad Asif, Riaz Baig Chughtai, Erum Tanveer, Shahab Uddin, Breera Amjad, Alisha Noreen and Muhammad Faizan Hassan “Efficacy of Positional Release Therapy versus Integrated Neuromuscular Ischemic Technique in the Treatment of Upper Trapezius Trigger Point in J Phy Fit Treatment & Sports Volume 6, Issue 4, July, 2019, pp-001-005
  • Hira Islam Rajput, Muhammad Atif Khan, Muhammad Asif, Muzna Kafeel, Khadija Tul Kubra, Muhammad Jawwad Baig Chughtai, Muhammad Riaz Baig Chughtai, Prevalence of work related neck and shoulder pain among office receptionist of Karachi, J Contemp Med 2019;9(2):123-127
  • Shahabuddin, Muhammad Asif, Hira Islam Rajput, Muhammad Riaz Baig Chughtai, Muhammad Atif Khan, Hina Badar, Saher Pasha (2019) Prevalence of Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders among College Teachers of Karachi, Online Turkish Journal of Health Sciences, Volume-4, Issue-3, pp339-349.
  • Dr. Saifullah Khan, Dr. Muhammad Asif, Dr. Vinod Kumar, Dr. Erum Tanveer, Dr. Ifra Zameer, Dr. Abdul Rashad, Dr. Tooba Khan, Dr. Ramsha Gul, Dr. Quratullain Mughal, Assessment of Lower Limb Muscular Strength among Medical Students International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research (2019) Volume 10, Issue 5, pp:1200-1203
  • Dr. Maha Devi, Dr. Muhammad Asif, Dr. Erum Tanveer, Dr. Vinod Kumar, Dr. Qainat Iqbal, Dr. Muhammad Hashim, Dr. Adbdul Hameed, Dr .Zohaib Anwer Solangi, Dr. Sabreen Jamro, Factors Influencing Physical Therapy Students Decision To work With Elderly People, International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research (2018) Volume 9, Issue 9, pp:01-04
  • Dr.Qurratullain Arif, Dr Muhammad Asif Sheikh, Dr. Riaz Baig Chughtai, Dr. Erum Tanveer, Osteoporosis Behavior Survey Among Female College Students, International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research:
  • Dr.Qurratullain Arif, Dr Muhammad Asif, Assessment of osteoporosis self efficacy scale among female College Students, International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research:
  • Muhammad Atif Khan, Hira Islam Rajput, Muhammad Asif, Erum Tanveer, Saman Habib Malik, Saher Pasha, Muhammad Riaz Baig Chughtai (2018) Relationship between neck and shoulder pain among computer users working at different organizations of Karachi, International Journal of Pharmaceutical Science and Health, Volume-3, Issue-8, pp-16-24.
  • Malik Sheraz Riaz, Muhammad Asif, Muhammad Umair Shaikh, Mohammad Faizan, Abid Kamal, Muhammad Riaz Baig, Awareness among computer operators about work relate musculoskeletal disorders among computer user’s of Isra University Sindh, International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research Volume 9, Issue 5(2018), 2283-2291
  • Muhammad Faizan, Muhammad Asif, Muhammad Umair Shaikh, Malik Sheraz Riaz, Muhammad Riaz Baig, Absarullah Khan, To evaluate the efficacy of mobilization techniques in the management of adhesive capsulitis of shoulder joint (frozen shoulder).A Randomized Controlled trial, International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research Volume 9, Issue 5(2018)2295-2301,
  • Muhammad Umair Shaikh, Muhammad Asif, Mohammad Faizan, Malik Sheraz Riaz, Muhammad Riaz Baig, Abid Kamal, Prevalence & Demographic Study of Work – related musculoskeletal disorders among physiotherapists of Karachi, International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research Volume 9, Issue 5(2018) 2369-2379
  • Abida Arif, Muhammad Arif Siddiqui, Khalid Aziz, Ghousia Shahid, Asif Shiekh, Muhammad Faisal Fahim, Perception towards research among undergraduate physical therapy students, Biom Biostat Int J. 2018;7(3):171‒175.
  • Khalid Aziz, Muhammad Asif, Abida Arif, Ghousia Shahid, Muhammad Faisal Fahim, Perception of Physical therapy students regarding effectiveness of clinical teaching in Physical Therapy education at Karachi, Biom Biostat Int J. 2018;7(3):212‒216.
  • Dr.Qurratullain Arif, Dr Asif Sheikh, Dr. Hira Islam Rajput, Mr. Noman Ahmed, Dr.Shazia Abdul Hamid Khalfe, Dr. Vinod Kumar, Knowledge of Osteoporosis among Female College Students, International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research Volume 9, Issue 2, February-2018
  • Dr. Saman Habib, Dr. Muhammad Asif, Dr. Erum Tanveer, Dr. Muhammad Riaz Baig Chugtai, Dr. Muhammad Atif Khan, Dr. Vinod Kumar, Dr. Abdul Rashad, Dr. Khadija Tul Kubra , Prevalence of Restless Leg Syndrome among Pregnant Females, International Journal of Contemporary Research and Review, Volume 09: Issue 01, January, 2018.
  • Saher Pasha, Muhammad Asif, Hira Islam Rajput, Shazia Tabussum, Muhammad Riaz Baig Chughtai, Muhammad Atif Khan Barriers To Physical Therapy Practice Regarding Promotion Of Active Life Style In Patient Management, International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research Volume 8, Issue 10, October-2017
  • Muzna Kafeel , Muhammad Asif, Muhammad Riaz Baig Chughtai, Hira Islam Rajput, Khadija Tul Kubra, Shazia Abdul Hamid Khalfee, Effectiveness of Aerobic Training Program on Cardiorespiratory Endurance among Individuals with Down Syndrome, International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research Volume 8, Issue 8, August-2017
  • Khadija Tul Kubra, Muhammad Asif, Muhammad Riaz Baig Chughtai, Muhammad Atif Khan, Muzna Kafeel, Shazia Abdul Hameed Khalfe (2017), Impact of Positioning on Functional Outcomes Among Post Stroke Spastic Patients, International Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research, Volume 8, Issue7, July 2017
  • Muhammad Atif Khan, Muhammad Asif, Muhammad Riaz Baig Chughtai, Hira Islam Rajput, Shazia Abdul Hamid Khalfe (2017) Ergonomic Assessment of Workstation among Computer Users of Karachi American Journal of Engineering Research Volume-6, Issue-8, pp-15-21
  • Muhammad Atif Khan, Muhammad Asif, Hira Islam Rajput, Muhammad Azhar Mughal, Khalid Aftab and Muhammad Riaz Baig Chughtai (2017) Effects of Acupressure & TENS along with Hot Pack in Neck Pain in J Phy Fit Treatment & Sports Volume 1, Issue 1, March 2017, pp-001-005
  • Shazia Abdul Hamid Khalfe, Muhammad Asif, Muhammad Riaz Baig Chugtai, Muhammad Atif Khan, and Vinod Kumar (2017) Practice Trends of Therapeutic Ultrasound Used In Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy in Karachi” IJSER Volume 8, Issue 3, March 2017 Edition, pp- 476-478.
  • Muhammad Asif, Shazia Abdul Hamid Khalfe, Muhammad Riaz Baig Chughtai, Muhammad Atif Khan Vinod Kumar (2017) “The Barriers in Evidence Based Physical therapy with Stroke Patients” IJSER Volume 8, Issue 3, March 2017 Edition, pp- 966-970.
  • Shazia Tabussum, Muhammad Asif, Syed Nawaz Hussain Shah, Erum Tanveer, Mazahir Zia, Muhammad Riaz Baig Chughtai (2017) “Emotional Intelligence among University Of Karachi Students” IJSER, Volume 8, Issue 3, March-2017 971-975.
  • Syed Faizan Ali Shah, Wajia Sahre, Jam Feroz, Muhammad Asif Sahikh, Abbas Memon: Health Ststus of Children with Cerebral Palsy: A Cross Sectional Study in Karachi, Journal of Peoples University of Medical & Health Sciences. 2016:6(2):60-4.
  • Wajia Sahre, Jam Feroze, Syed Faizan Ali Shah, Muhammad Asif Sahikh, Malik Sheraz Riaz: Awareness of Antenatal and Postnatal Physical Therapy Care in Hyderabad, Journal of Peoples University of Medical & Health Sciences. 2016:6(2):65-9.
  • Jam Feroz, Syed Faizan Ali Shah, Wajia Sahre, Muhammad Asif Sahikh, Erum Sundus, Imran Memon, Bahadur Ali: Awareness of Physical Therapy among General Practitioners in Hyderabad, Pakistan, Journal of Peoples University of Medical & Health Sciences. 2016:6(2):75-9.
  • Khan H, Sheikh MA, Haque M, Fahim A, Qureshi A, Qamar N and Anwer A. Effects of lactobacillus (acidophilus) on cutaneous wound repair with respect to Neutrophil count in comparison with steroid. Med Forum, 2015; 26(10): 30-32
  • Islam H, Asif M, Raza H. Perception of Intermediate Pre-Medical Group Students about Physical Therapy Profession. Journal of Peoples University of Medical & Health Sciences. 2014:4(2):114-19.
  • Erum Tanveer, Asif M, Raza H. Evaluation Of Health Related Fitness of Physical Therapists. Journal of Peoples University of Medical & Health Sciences. 2014:5(3):107-112.
  • Riaz Fatima, Hina Al Fatima, Amin M Khuwaja, Riaz Baig, Haider Raza, Asif Shaikh, Abid Kazmi, Sumera Farooqui, Pre and Post Operative Physiotherapy for patients after Open Heart Surgery. 2014 (Acceptance Letter).

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