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Physiotherapy Management of Ankle Sprain; from injury to return to functional ability


Program Description


This course provides physiotherapists an overview of common problems of the ankle such as ankle injuries and chronic ankle instability. Different aspects of physiotherapy protocols to return to functional abilities will also be discussed in details.


Contact Person


Sara Roshani, expert for international affairs


Tel: +98 21 77528468


Program Objectives


  • Ankle functional anatomy
  • Ankle functional biomechanics
  • Types of ankle injuries, Ankle sprain, Functional instability, chronic instability
  • Prevention of ankle injuries
  • Diagnosis (clinical, functional, electro diagnosis, MRI, Musculoskeletal Ultrasonography)
  • Ankle rehabilitation (Electrotherapy, therapeutic exercise, taping & splinting, manual therapy, dry needling, dynamometry, proprioception training, functional exercise)


Method of Instruction


  • Lecture
  • Lecture-discussions
  • Demonstrations
  • Practicing hands-on skills


Program Location


TUMS School of Rehabilitation


Program Directors


  • Azadeh Shadmehr, Full professor
  • Gholamreza Olyaei, Full professor
  • Seyyed Mohsen Mir, Assistant professor


Program Instructors


  • Azadeh Shadmehr, Full professor
  • Gholamreza Olyaei, Full professor
  • Seyyed Mohsen Mir, Assistant professor
  • Siamak Bashardoust, Assistant professor
  • Kazem Malmir, Assistant professor


Numbers and Dates


Number Of Positions Offered 15
Program Duration One week
Program Start Date August 29, 2018
Program Finish Date September 5, 2018
Application Deadline June 15, 2018
Tuition Fee $250


Who Can Attend


Students of physiotherapy (B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D.)




English language proficiency



How To Apply


All applicants should apply online. Please note there is no in-person admission. You can fill in the Online Application Form and upload all the required documents. For more information on online application procedure please contact


Visa Application


TUMS will assist you in obtaining your visa after you are admitted. All international students are required to obtain a student visa from the Iranian Consulate/Embassy in their home country before departing for Iran. After we receive your completed Visa Application Form (VAF), at least 6 to 8 weeks should be allowed for the completion of the visa application. Student will enter Iran with a one-month visa. After visiting their school and familiarizing themselves with the schedule and surroundings, students will be accompanied to the Iranian Ministry of Science, Research, and Technology in order to extend their student visa (if necessary).




If you require accommodation, you will be given the opportunity to use our international dormitories located close to campus in Tehran at student rate.