Faculty of Health Sciences/Graduate School of Health Sciences/Department of Health Sciences, School of Medicine, Hokkaido University

Division of Physical Therapy

About Physical therapy

Physical therapyPhysical therapy deals with developmental disorders such as age-related diseases by injury, disability and functional decline in people. A physical therapist student will learn to test muscle strength, joint range of motion and motion analysis of various body parts and conduct physical therapy exercise training. Physical therapy is the study of the basic operation and the recovery of the human body, with a focus on family and social reintegration.

The division aims to promote health, medical treatment, social welfare, and education regarding physical therapy by taking on a wide range of knowledge and advanced technology to enrich human life.


  • Eligibility for the national exam for Physical Therapy can be obtained.
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