Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy is a health care profession concerned with human optimal function, movement and potential. Physiotherapy means Physiotherapeutic system of medicine where exercises including mobilization and manipulations are used as methods of treatment with the help of electro physical agents to promote, maintain and restore physical, psychological and social well being taking into account individual variations in health status. A science based, evaluation, review of the evidence that underpins preventive, rehabilitative and curative dimensions in treatment plans of disabilities and disorders. Physiotherapists work in a great variety of settings such as orthopaedics, intensive care, paediatrics, neurological illness, stroke recovery, occupational health, ergonomics, musculoskeletal and care of the elderly. Physiotherapists believe it is of vital importance to take note of psychological, cultural and social factors which influence their patient. They try and bring the patients into an active role to help make the best of independence and function. Physiotherapy is an autonomous profession (practitioners make their own clinical judgements and treatment plan) and practice its reflection.
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