Physical Therapy (PT), also known as physiotherapy, is one of the allied health professions that, by using evidence-based kinesiology, electrotherapy, shockwave modality, exercise prescription,joint mobilization and health education, treats conditions such as chronic or acute pain, soft tissue injuries, cartilage damage, arthritis, gait disorders and physical impairments typically ofmusculoskeletal, cardiopulmonary, neurological and endocrinological origins. Physio therapy is used to improve a patient’s physical functions through physical examination, diagnosis, prognosis, physical intervention, rehabilitation and patient education.
The treatment of physical dysfunction or injury by the use of therapeutic exercise and the application of modalities, intended to restore or facilitate normal function or development. Physiotherapy can help decrease pain, improve joint mobility, increase strength, improve coordination and much more.
Physiotherapists can help with
• back pain
• neck pain
• repetitive strain injuries
• acute injuries
• whiplash-associated disorders
• postural dysfunction
• arthritis and degenerative joints
• work-related injuries
• Motor Vehicle related accidents
• Sports injuries
• sprain and strains
• and a lot more