On a physiotherapy placement in our partner hospital, you'll see around 20 cases a day come through the Physiotherapy Department in Takoradi, many of which are regular patients. Of these cases, common conditions include Bells' palsy, Erb's palsy, and strokes. Treatment here focuses on the use of gym equipment and teaching patients exercises they can practice at home. Your time off can be spent exploring the many magnificent, awe-inspiring sites of Ghana – ancient waterfalls, remote villages, and coastlines with golden beaches to name but a few. Read what our students think below!

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Esther Afolabi

Manchester Metropolitan University 2011

Physiotherapy, Ghana Takoradi

I was able to work with the paediatric patients and their mothers. This was my favourite part of the placement as it provided an opportunity to observe and treat paediatric cases which are rare in the United Kingdom.

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Sophie Oades

Manchester Metropolitan University 2010

Physiotherapy, Ghana Takoradi

The majority of patients we saw were stroke victims and a lot of these patients had been coming to physio for years, so had really built up a rapport with everyone working there.

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