Our goal at Mediclinic Airport Road Hospital is to help every individual maximise functional performance and achieve independence and community integration.

Operational Hours: Saturday (10am-7pm), Sunday-Friday (7am-9pm)

Our methods involve an interdisciplinary team who work together to increase function, decrease pain and disability, and maximise performance at work, in school, during recreation and in all other areas of life.

Mediclinic Airport Road Hospital was among the first major institutions in the UAE to organise and develop an independent department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R), managed by a specialist accredited physician who provides physical, medical diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation services for patients with disorders involving neuromuscular, musculoskeletal and cardiopulmonary systems.
Our PM&R department also offers a specialised unit that utilises custom made orthotics and splints.

Services include:

  • Rehabilitation of joint pathologies such as arthritis and ligament injuries
  • Rehabilitation of neurological cases such as hemiplegia, Parkinsons and facial palsy
  • Occupational therapy services
  • Management of hand injuries and post-op tendon repairs
  • Management of low back pain , neck pain and joint pain
  • Physiotherapy services using state of the art machines and gym equipment
  • Local intra-articular injections for joint pain
  • Soft tissue injection and trigger points injection for all painful musculoskeletal conditions
  • Management of spasticity with botox injection
  • Sports and spinal injuries
  • Lymphedema treatments with pneumatic pressure massage machines
  • Rehabilitation of rheumatologic diseases
  • Paediatric rehabilitation for cerebral palsy, brachial plexus injury and muscular dystrophy
  • Cardiac rehabilitation

Speech therapists at Mediclinic Airport Road Hospital specialise in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of communication and swallowing difficulties in children and adults.

Speech pathologists may work with the following etiologies and disorders:


  • Neurological diseases (e.g. Cerebral Palsy, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s Disease, Motor Neurone Disease)
  • Acquired brain injury (e.g. traumatic brain injury and stroke)
  • Aphasia/dysphasia
  • Dysarthria
  • Trauma
  • Oncology (head and neck cancer)
  • Voice disorders (e.g. vocal fold nodules)


  • Cognitive/linguistic disorders
  • Developmental delay
  • Speech difficulties
  • Language difficulties
  • Semantic-pragmatic disorder
  • Autistic spectrum disorder
  • Hearing impairment
  • Cleft palate/lip
  • Syndromes and other genetic conditions (e.g. Down Syndrome)

Both :

  • Dysarthria
  • Swallowing (dysphagia) and feeding disorders
  • Fluency disorders/stuttering
  • Voice disorders (e.g. vocal fold nodules)
  • Central auditory processing disorder

Podiatry is an allied medical profession that specialises in the prevention, diagnosis and management of a range of foot, ankle and lower limb conditions.

Your podiatrist can help you if you have the following problems:

  • Dry feet
  • Cracked heels
  • Corns and callouses
  • Verrucae (warts)
  • Athletes foot
  • Thickened toe nails
  • Fungal infection of the toe nails
  • Ingrown toe nails
  • Plantar fasciitis / heel pain
  • Flat or high arched foot
  • Toe deformities
  • Diabetic foot
  • Foot ulcers
  • Blisters
  • Charcot’s foot

If you have any of the above foot problems, it may be the time to see your podiatrist for consultation and management. Your podiatrist can also provide you with foot care education and footwear advice so that you can avoid foot problems in the future and enjoy having healthy feet.