Phisiotherapy

Physical therapy or Physiotherapy is a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialty that remediates impairments and promotes mobility, function, and quality of life through examination, diagnosis, prognosis, and physical intervention.
Physical therapy involves the illnesses, or injuries that limit a person’s abilities to move and perform functional activities as well as they would like in their daily lives.
Physiotherapists use an individual’s history and physical examination to arrive at a diagnosis and establish a management plan and, when necessary, incorporate the results of laboratory and imaging studies like X-Rays, CT-Scan, or MRI findings. Electrodiagnostic testing (e.g. electromyograms and nerve conduction velocity testing) may also be of assistance. Physiotherapy management commonly includes prescription of or assistance with specific exercises, manual therapy and manipulation, mechanical devices such as traction, education, physical agents, prescription of assistive devices and other interventions. In addition, physical therapists work with individuals to prevent the loss of mobility before it occurs by developing fitness and wellness-oriented programs for healthier and more active lifestyles, providing services to individuals and populations to develop maintain and restore maximum movement and functional ability throughout the lifespan. This includes providing therapeutic treatment in circumstances where movement and function are theatened by aging, injury, disease or environmental factors. Functional movement is central to what it means to be healthy.