Department of Physical Therapy

Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy (5 years)

Physical Therapy is a five-year academic program of studies for an allied medical profession whose main purpose is the promotion of optimal health and function by providing services that develop, maintain and restore maximum movement and functional ability, relieve musculoskeletal pain and prevent or limit permanent physical disabilities of patients suffering from injuries or diseases. Physical Therapy includes the art and science of evaluation and treatment by means of therapeutic exercise, heat, cold, light, water, manual manipulation, electricity and other physical agents for the care of individuals whose ability to function is impaired or threatened by disease or injury.

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Latest News and Events


June 26, 2018 Manlapaz of Physical Therapy presents poster on risks of falling in adults with knee osteoarthritis in European conference
February 8, 2018 UST posts 100% passing rate in February 2018 physical therapy boards
December 4, 2017 Physical therapy students defend championship in intercollegiate anatomy contest
August 23, 2017 Suarez of Physical Therapy joins team for creation of first Filipino gait database
February 13, 2017 Mandaluyong City recognizes Rehab Sciences for service through internship
February 8, 2017 2 BS Physical Therapy grads in top 10 of Feb. 2017 boards
January 21, 2017 C. Peralta appointed Chair of CHEd Technical Committee for Physical Therapy
October 3, 2016 M. Peralta completes KTTO Training Program
September 1, 2016 Exchange students and faculty from NUHW, Japan visit CRS
August 13, 2016 BS PT students present in the 7th APTSA Congress
August 11, 2016 M. Peralta represents UST in PNHRS conference
August 10, 2016 UST is top performing school in August 2016 Physical Therapy boards
August 6, 2016 CRS accepts exchange students from INTI International University, Malaysia
July 21, 2016 Rimando of PT presents research poster in Taiwan
July 16, 2016 PT Alumnus from NASA holds a lecture on disc herniations
July 14, 2016 M. Peralta of PT, ITSO awarded Intellectual Property Champion
July 11, 2016 C. Peralta delivers plenary speech in South Korea conference, makes contact with universities
May 31, 2016 BS Physical Therapy program receives highest accreditation level
December 31, 2015 Physical Therapy department, programs declared Center of Excellence
September 30, 2015 Suarez and Dones of PT present research outputs in the USA
September 11, 2015 Aw, Furigay, BSPT, participates in NUWH Japan seminar on inter-professional education
September 9, 2015 Physical therapy, Rehabtrends, Inc. offer Diploma Course on Fascial Manipulation
September 9, 2015 Cruz completes Compumedics Neuroscan Curry 7 Course
August 28, 2015 Niigata University of Health and Welfare joins CRS’ community service program
August 24, 2015 UST posts 88.76% passing rate in August 2015 Physical Therapy boards; grad ranks 2nd
August 18, 2015 Lipardo named 2015 Outstanding Professional in Physical Therapy; Manlapaz receives Special Citation
July 31, 2015 Lipardo presents paper in SEAMEO-SEN conference in Thai