It is the science of treatment of disease by exercise, massage, heat, light, electricity or other physical agencies.
Physiotherapy also referred to as Physical therapy, involves evaluating, diagnosing and treatment a range of disease, disorders and disabilities using physical means.
Role of Physiotherapist
Assess, manage and treat a broad range of medical conditions from sprained ankle to strokes.
Relieve physical pain and heal injuries.
Increase mobility, build strength, improve balance and enhance cardiopulmonary performance.
Provides gait training and Posture control
What does a Physiotherapy do?
Make decisions on the present problem.
Using education, exercise, electrotherapy, manual therapy.
To achieve the best functional level.
What conditions do physiotherapist treat?
· Developmental Delay
· Parkinson’s Disease
· Spinal cord Injury
What specific conditions do physiotherapists Treat?
· Back and Neck pain
· Arthritis and osteoarthritis
· Fractures or sprains
· Joint Replacements
· Sports Injuries
· Chronic Obstructive pulmonary disease
· Cystic fibrosis
· Heat disease
· Respiratory Infections
· Post surgical care
· Breast cancer rehabilitation
· Chronic pelvic pain