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Dr. Muhammed Shafad

Dr. Muhammed Shafad

Physiotherapy And Rehabilitation (Consultant)
Aster Hospital, Al-Qusais
Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation
Languages Spoken: English, Hindi, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam
Education: Bachelor of physiotherapy(BPT), Master of Physiotherapy (MPT)
Specialization: Neurology, Physiotherapy
Nationality: Indian
DOH License Grade: Physiotherapist
Type of Physician: Fulltime


  • Master of Physiotherapy (MPT) in Neurological and Psychosomatic disorders
  • Oxford College of Physiotherapy, Bengaluru
  • Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bengaluru
  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT)
  • enepoya Physiotherapy college, Mangaluru
  • Yenepoya University, Mangaluru
  • Nitte Physiocon 2017- International Physiotherapy Conference, Mangaluru.
  • Manglore Physiocon 2017- International Physiotherapy Conference.
  • 57th Annual Conference Indian Association of Physiotherapists (IAP) – 1st and 2nd February 2019, Bengaluru.
  • The Indian Association of Physiotherapists Women Cell First Conference (IAPWC) Karnataka – 11th August 2019, Bengaluru.


  • Seminar on “Understanding Autism, its Causes, Diagnostic Criteria and Assessment”.
  • Hands on Workshop on “Spinal Manual Therapy”.
  • Workshop on “Physiotherapy Wound Healing”.
  • Seminar on “Narcotics effects among the young adults”.
  • Hands on Workshop on “Contemporary MSK assessment and treatment of UL and LL Modern Manual Therapy”.
  • Hands on Workshop on “Integrated Approach for Shoulder Conditions”.
  • Hands on Workshop on “Instrumented Assisted Soft Tissue Manipulation (Basic)”.
  • BPN (Bangalore Physiotherapist Network) pre-conference Workshop on “
  • “Movement Disorders – A Practical Approach for Physiotherapists”.
  • BPN (Bangalore Physiotherapist Network) pre-conference Workshop on “Unlock the lock: SI Joint Manipulation”.
  • Hands on Workshop on “Integrated approach on stroke rehabilitation”.
  • Workshop on “Writing and Publishing in the sciences”.
  • Workshop on “ Fitness and Health”.
  • Webinar titled “Ultimate secrets to quickly get your research paper published and hasten your research writing”.

Paper Presentation

  • 57th Annual Conference Indian Association of Physiotherapists (IAP) – 1st and 2nd february 2019, Bengaluru.
  • Paper titled as “Neck Cracks: Practice and the Awareness about its consequences among barbers”.

Research experience

  • Carried out a research titled “Neck cracks: practice and the awareness about its consequences among barbers”. (UG Thesis)
  • Carried out a research titled “Effectiveness of Qigong therapeutic exercise in comparison with Dual task training exercise in improving neubalance and preventing falls among older adults” (PG Thesis)

Professional Associations

  • Dubai Health Authority (DHA)
  • Kerala Association For Physiotherapists Co-ordination(KAPC)

Professional Experience

  • Over 5 years of experience
  • Chief consultant and clinical physiotherapist at Quantum physiotherapy clinic, Bengaluru
  • Head of the department, chief consultant and clinical physiotherapist at Prashant multispecality hospital, Bengaluru
  • Clinical Physiotherapist /Consultant in orthopedics and sports Rehabilitation at Zelus physiotherapy Kormangala branch, Bengaluru

Clinical Expertise & Services Offered

  • Musculoskeletal and orthopedic problems
  • Neurological rehabilitation
  • Cardiopulmonary rehabilitation
  • Geriatric Rehabilitation
  • Paediatric rehabilitation
  • Sports Injury Management
  • Pre and Post operative Rehabilitation management
  • Intensive care unit management ( ICU)
  • Pain Management using Electrotherapeutic modalities
  • Ergonomics advice to the patients.
  • Postural correction related therapeutic exercises

Advanced techniques

  • Manual therapy/ Chiropractic bone alignment
  • KinesioTaping
  • Dry needling/ Acupuncture
  • Myofascialrelease ( MFR)
  • Dry Cupping
  • Instrumental assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM)