Introduction

Governed by an Act of Parliament, (Paraplegic Center, Taking over & Re-establishment, Act 2009), Paraplegic Centre Peshawar (PCP) is an autonomous body working under the umbrella of the department of health, Govt of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, providing free of cost, “Comprehensive Physical Rehabilitation Services” including, skilled physiotherapy, occupational therapy, orthotic management, psychological counseling, recreational activities, skills building, community re-integration, provision of custom made wheelchairs, adoptive/ supportive equipment and follow up services including minor home modifications,  medical and nursing care of people with post-traumatic spinal cord injuries, post-polio paralysis and children with clubfoot, from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and the rest of the country”.