Dr. Sayed Abdel Moniem Tantawy Mosa

Professor and Director of Physiotherapy

Center of Radiation Oncology& Nuclear Medicine

Cairo University

Giza City, Giza, Egypt


Sayed Tantawy was born in 1965. He was graduated from the Faculty of Physiotherapy, Cairo University in 1987, and finished his internship, AIR Force Military Hospital, Cairo in 1998. Then, he worked as a physiotherapist in Al-tawfikia Hospital, Cairo, and chief of physiotherapy, physical medicine, and locomotor system, Ahamed Shawky Hospital, Mohandeseen, Giza from 1987 to 1991. He works as chief of physiotherapy Sarat Abidha General Hospital, Abha, and sports injuries specialist, Sakr Algazera Club, Abha, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (1991-1995). Dr. Sayed finished his master's degree in 2002 which was titled “Pressure Ulcers Responses to Iontophoresis”, Cairo University. He worked as chairman of the physiotherapy department, orthopedic department, Cairo University and physiotherapy consultant, Tantawy Physiotherapy Center, Haram, Giza. Dr. Sayed finished his Ph.D. in 2006 which was titled “Effect of Anal Electrical Stimulation on Pressure Time Curve of the Pelvic Floor Muscles in Post Traumatic Faecal Incontinence”, Cairo University. In 2007, he worked as vice director of physical therapy for training, teaching, and scientific research, Cairo University Hospitals. From 2008 to 2009, Prof Tantawy worked as a physical therapy director in Kasr El-Eini of Radiation, Oncology, and Nuclear Medicine, Cairo University and worked also as an assistant professor of physiotherapy, Kasr El Aini Hospital, Cairo University. Dr. Tantawy moved to work at Ahlia University in 2009 as an assistant professor of physiotherapy and promoted in Cairo and Ahlia University to associate professor of physiotherapy in 2012. He is also serving as Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner CKTP Elite CKT Association, Secretary-General of Egyptian Association of Physical Therapy & Medical Rehabilitation and he is a member of The Mediterranean Society of Pelvic Floor Disorders and Egyptian Physical Therapy Syndicate. Prof Tantawy is a reviewer in many international journals as the Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy and International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation Research IJTRR. Prof Sayed is also a member in the Editorial Board of many international journals as Romanian Journal of Physiotherapy, International Journal of Rehabilitation Sciences, International Research of Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences, - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation International, International Journal of Physiotherapy and Research, and International Journal of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences.

Research Interest

Cancer Rehabilitation, Physiotherapy for Surgery, Pelvic Floor Dysfunctions

Scientific Activities

Award winner of the distinguished scientist for the contribution and achievement of in the field of physiotherapy from Venus International Foundation (Center for
Advanced Research& Design 2015).
Professional Membership
Member of the Arab Association of Urology.
Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner CKTP Elite.
Egyptian Physical Therapy Syndicate.
Secretary-General of Egyptian Association of Physical Therapy & Medical Rehabilitation.
The Mediterranean Society of Pelvic Floor Disorders.


Effects of second-hand smoking on lung functions in athlete and nonathlete school-aged children – observational study, African Health Sciences, 2020, 20(1):368-75. https://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ahs.v20i1.42. (Scopus Indexed Q2).
Correlation between body mass index, neck circumference, and waist-hip ratio as indicators of obesity among a cohort of adolescent in Bahrain A preliminary cross-sectional study, Medicine, 2020, 99:17 (e19950). http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000019950. (Scopus Indexed Q2).
Effect of Moderate-Intensity Aerobic Exercise on Hepatic Fat Content and Visceral Lipids in Hepatic Patients with Diabesity: A Single-Blinded Randomised Controlled Trial, Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2020, https://doi.org/10.1155/2020/1923575. (Scopus Indexed Q1).
Exploring the relationship between body mass index and anxiety status among Ahlia University students, Open Access Macedonian Journal of Medical Sciences. 2020 Feb 15; 8(B):20-25. https://doi.org/10.3889/oamjms.2020.3226. (Scopus Indexed Q3).
Influence of hand and smartphone anthropometric measurements on hand pain and discomfort. A cross-sectional study, Medicine, 2020; 99: 11(e19513). http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000019513. (Scopus Indexed Q2).
A randomized controlled trial investigating the impact of interferential therapy on pain, range of motion and quality of life in patients with chronic non-specific low back pain, Archives of the Balkan Medical Union 2020; 55 (1): 47-54. https://doi.org/10.31688/ABMU.2020.55.1.05. (Scopus Indexed Q3).
Effects of high-intensity interval and moderate-intensity continuous aerobic exercise on diabetic obese patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. A comparative randomized controlled trial, Medicine 2020; 99:10 (e19471). http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000019471. (Scopus Indexed Q2).
Examining the impacts of 12-week low to moderate-intensity aerobic exercise on depression status in patients with systolic congestive heart failure - A randomized controlled study, CLINICS 2019;74:e1017, DOI: 10.6061/clinics/2019/e1017. (Scopus Indexed Q2).
Comparative Study between the Effects of Kinesio Taping and Pressure Garment on Secondary Upper Extremity Lymphedema and Quality of Life Following Mastectomy-A Randomized Controlled Trial, Integrative Cancer therapy, 2019; 18: 1-10. doi: 10.1177/1534735419847276. (Scopus Indexed Q1).
Effect of 4 weeks of whole-body vibration training in treating stress urinary incontinence after prostate cancer surgery: a randomized controlled trial, Physiotherapy 2019; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physio.2018.07.013. (Scopus Indexed Q1).
The relationship between smoking and body mass index among Ahlia University students, Bioscience Research, 2019; 16(2):1053-1059. (Scopus Indexed Q4).
Secondary upper limb lymphedema following mastectomy responses to kinesio taping application: A pilot study, Bioscience Research, 2019; 16(2): 1174-1180. (Scopus Indexed Q4).
Fecal incontinence responses to anal electrical stimulation, Accepted for publication, Bioscience Research, 2019; 16(2):1167-1173. (Scopus Indexed Q4).
A cross-sectional study on the correlation between physical activity levels and health-related quality of life in community-dwelling middle-aged and
older adults, Medicine (2019)98:11(e14895). doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000014895. (Scopus Indexed Q1).
A randomized Controlled Trial on The Effectiveness of 8-Week High-Intensity Interval Exercise on Interahepatic Triglycerides, Visceral Lipids, and Health-Related Quality of Life in Diabetic Obese Patients with Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, Medicine (2019) 98:12(e14918). doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000014918. (Scopus Indexed Q1).
The effect of cranio-cervical flexion training and rest breaks on neck pain and functional performance in visual display unit users, Bioscience Research, 2018; 15(4): 3708-3717. (Scopus Indexed Q4).
Laser Photobiomodulation is More Effective than Ultrasound Therapy in Patients with Chronic Nonspecific Low Back Pain: A Comparative Study, Lasers in Medical Science, 2019; 34(4):793-800. doi: 10.1007/s10103-018-2665-8. (Scopus Indexed Q1).
Trans-perineal pumpkin seed oil phonophoresis as an adjunctive treatment for chronic nonbacterial prostatitis, Research and Reports in Urology 2018:10 1-7. doi: 10.2147/RRU.S167896. (Scopus Indexed Q1).
Evaluating pulmonary function, aerobic capacity, and pediatric quality of life following a 10-week aerobic exercise training in school-aged asthmatics: a randomized controlled trial, Patient Preference and Adherence 2018:12 1015-1023. doi: 10.2147/PPA.S159622. (Scopus Indexed Q1).
A randomized controlled trial comparing helium-neon laser therapy and infrared laser therapy in patients with diabetic foot ulcer, Lasers in Medical Science (2018) 33:1901–1906. doi: 10.1007/s10103-018-2553-2. (Scopus Indexed Q1).
Does transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation reduce pain and improve quality of life in patients with idiopathic chronic orchialgia? A randomized
controlled trial, Journal of Pain Research, Journal of Pain Research 2018:1177–82. doi: 10.2147/JPR.S154815. (Scopus Indexed Q1).
Pulsed electromagnetic field with or without exercise therapy in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia, Journal of Physical Therapy Science, 2017; 29: 1305–1310. doi: 10.1589/jpts.29.1305. (Scopus Indexed Q2).
Experience of dysmenorrhea among a group of Physical Therapy students, Cairo University: An exploratory study, Journal of Pain Research 2017; 10: 1079- 1085. doi: 10.2147/JPR.S132544. (Scopus Indexed Q1).
The relationship between the development of musculoskeletal disorders, body mass index, and academic stress in Bahraini University students, Korean J Pain 2017; 30, ( 2): 126-133. doi: 10.3344/kjp.2017.30.2.126. (Scopus Indexed Q2).
Pulsed magnetic field versus ultrasound in the treatment of postnatal carpal tunnel syndrome: A randomized controlled trial in the women of an Egyptian population, Journal of advanced Research, 2017; (8), 45-53. doi: 10.1016/j.jare.2016.11.001. (Scopus Indexed Q1).
The effect of kinesio taping with exercise compared with exercise alone on pain, range of motion, and disability of the shoulder in postmastectomy females: a randomized control trial, Journal of Physical Therapy Science, 2016; 28: 3300–3305. doi: 10.1589/jpts.28.3300. (Scopus Indexed Q2).
Impact of Interferential Current on Pain Relief among Patients with Orchialgia, International Journal of Physiotherapy, 2016; 3(4), 450-454. https://doi.org/10.15621/ijphy/2016/v3i4/111063. (Scopus Indexed Q4).
Efficacy of Lumbar Mobilization on Postpartum Low Back Pain in Egyptian Females: A Randomized Controlled Trial, Back, journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation, 2016 Jan 25; 29(1):55-63. doi: 10.3233/BMR-150598. (Scopus Indexed Q2).
Effect of kinesio taping on pain post laporoscopic abdominal surgery: randomized controlled trial, International Journal of Therapies and Rehabilitation Research 2015; 4 (5): 250-2552015; 4 (5): 250-255. doi: 10.5455/ijtrr.00000098.
Influence of second degree flatfoot on spinal and pelvic mechanics in young females, International Journal of Therapy & Rehabilitation, September,
2013, Volume 20, No. (9), Pages (428-434). https://doi.org/10.12968/ijtr.2013.20.9.428. (Scopus Indexed Q3).
Effect of abdominal versus pelvic floor muscle exercises in obese Egyptian women with mild stress urinary incontinence: A randomised controlled
trial, Hong Kong Physiotherapy Journal (2013) 31. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hkpj.2012.11.002. (Scopus Indexed Q3).
Efficacy of Ultrasound on Bone Mineral Density and Quality of Life in Females Post- mastectomy Patients: Pre-Post Intervention Study, Indian Journal of Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy. October-December 2012, Vol. 6, No. 4. (Scopus Indexed Q4).
Detrusor instability responses to transvaginal versus posterior tibial nerve stimulation, the Health 2012; 3(4): 90-93.
Does Aerobic Exercise Training with Weight Loss Affect Serum C-Reactive Protein in Asymptomatic Obese Peri-Menopausal Women? The Medical Journal of Cairo University- Cairo University, Vol. 78, No. 2, December(2010).
Postmenopausal breast cancer chemotherapy responses antiemetics P6 accustimulation, The Medical Journal of Cairo University- Cairo University, Vol. 78, No. 2, September (2010).
The role of physical therapy intervention in the management of diabetic neuropathic foot ulcers, medical journal of Cairo University, Vol. 78, No. 2, September (2010).
Effect of weight reduction on liver enzyme in obese postmenopausal women with chronic hepatitis, Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy- Cairo University, Vol. 15, No. 2, (2010).
Fecal incontinence responses to posterior tibial nerve stimulation in partial spinal cord injured patients, Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy- Cairo University, Vol. 14, No. 1, (2009).
Effect of low-level laser therapy in the treatment of chemotherapy-induced oral mucositis in postmenopausal breast cancer, Bulletin of Faculty of Physical Therapy- Cairo University, Vol. 13, No. 1, (2008).
Published Books
Rehabilitation for Fecal Incontinence, ISBN-13: 978-3659933929, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, OmniScriptum GmbH& Co. KG, BahnhofstraBe 28, 66111, Saarbrucken, Germany, 2016.
Abdominopelvic Cavity Concept in Urinary Incontinence Rehabilitation, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, OmniScriptum GmbH& Co. KG, BahnhofstraBe 28, 66111, Saarbrucken, Germany, 2016.
Role of Exercise in Menopause 1st edition, Cairo, Egypt, 2008.

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