Emirati physiotherapist finds satisfaction in helping others

“The best thing about my job is relieving a patient’s pain,” said the Emirati physiotherapist, who works at Healthpoint hospital in Abu Dhabi.

“It’s so fulfilling when you’re told, ‘Thank you, I feel a lot better now’. When you help people, they appreciate what you’re doing. My job is not only about relieving pain, it’s also about rehabilitating people so they can return to their jobs, sports or engage in their daily activities.”

The 25-year-old, who graduated in 2013 with a bachelor of science degree in physiotherapy from Sharjah University, originally wanted to study medicine.

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