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Physiotherapy

Physiotherapists are highly skilled autonomous health professionals that require a masters degree and national lisence. Physiotherapy encompasses rehabilitation, injury prevention and health promotion. It focuses on the science of movement to help individuals restore movement, function and overall well-being by addressing the underlying physical issue.

Physiotherapists can treat many health conditions such as : women's health issues, musculoskeletal injuries/prevention, neurological (spinal cord, stroke, etc.), orthopaedic (prevent or manage acute or chronic problems such as arthritis), pain (managing acute and chronic pain conditions).

Physiotherapists use different techniques such as manual therapy, modalities (acupuncture, etc.), exercise prescription, functional testing and device provision (a supportive or protective device/equipment such as a walker, splint, taping, etc.).