Department of Physiotherapy

Welcome to the department of Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy is a comprehensive approach to the prevention, diagnosis and therapeutic management of pain and disorders of human movement to enhance the health and welfare of the community. It is concerned with helping people restore mobility and wellness after an injury, accident or disability the practice of physiotherapy encompasses a diversity of clinical specialties to meet the unique needs of different client groups.

At the KMTC department of physiotherapy, you will be taught by highly qualified personnel with extensive knowledge in the field.

The Department of Physiotherapy serves its communities of interest by educating individuals who will be highly regarded as excellent, innovative and caring clinicians; by modeling leadership and professionalism, and by offering dynamic and effective curriculum.

We believe that each human being is uniquely organized and functioning combination of body, mind, and spirit. We believe that health is a state of complete physical, emotional and psychological well-being and that each individual is responsible for his or her own life and possess the power to achieve an optimum state of health.


Daniel M. Kangutu

Head of Department

Academic Programme
Course Duration
Campus where course is offered
Entry Requirements
Diploma Diploma in Physiotherapy 3 years -Nairobi,





• C in English or Kiswahili and C-Biology and

Mathematics or Physics/Physical Science

• C- in any one of the following: -Chemistry,

Physics/ Physical Science or Mathematics


Higher diploma Higher diploma in Neuro-rehabilitation 12 months









-Bsc. Physiotherapy or Diploma in Physiotherapy



Higher diploma in Orthopaedic Manual



12 months




Higher diploma in Ophthalmology and cataract surgery 18 months


Higher diploma in Ophthalmology Advanced Refraction and Low Vision 18 months




Higher diploma in Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) and Audiology 18 months -Nairobi
Higher diploma in Reproductive Health 18 months


Higher diploma in Anaesthesia 18 months -Nairobi,





Higher diploma in Mental Health and Psychiatry


12 months -Mathare


Higher diploma in Orthopaedics 12 months -Nairobi