Physiotherapists are health care professionals who use massage and manipulation to promote health and well-being. They are found in private practice, in hospitals, in medical centres and sports clinics. They may work alone or in collaboration with doctors or other health care providers. Physiotherapists not only treat the pain or injury but find out the cause and where possible, advise on how to prevent it happening again.
What problems can physiotherapists treat and help with?
- Muscular injury
- Cerebral palsy and multiple sclerosis
- Osteoporosis and arthritis
- Workplace injury
- Mental health
- Pain relief