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What Is Physiotherapy

October 20, 2020 | Author: | Posted in Health & Fitness

What Is Physiotherapy

Singapore Physiotherapy is a health care profession that assists people to restore, maintain, and maximize their strength, function, movement, and overall well-being. The terms “physiotherapy” and “physical therapy” mean the same thing and are used interchangeably, as are the terms “physiotherapist” and “physical therapist”.

Physiotherapists have in-depth knowledge of how the body works and specialized hands-on clinical skills to assess, diagnose, and treat symptoms of illness, injury, and disability. Physiotherapy includes rehabilitation, as well as prevention of injury, and promotion of health and fitness. Physiotherapists often work in teams with other health professionals to help meet an individual’s health care needs.

Physical therapy is used to improve a patient’s physical functions through physical examination, diagnosis, prognosis, patient education, physical intervention, rehabilitation, disease prevention and health promotion. It is practiced by physical therapists (known as physiotherapists in many countries).

In addition to clinical practice, other activities encompassed in the physical therapy profession include research, education, consultation and administration.

Singapore Physiotherapy can help you …

– become stronger and more flexible

– increase freedom of movement and mobility

– breathe easier

– reduce pain

– stay active

– prevent injury

… so you can resume activities important to you.

Physiotherapists work in …

– hospitals or acute care facilities

– rehabilitation centres

– long term care facilities

– home care programs

– public health units

– private clinics

– schools.

– child development centers.

– industry.

– recreation centers.

– sports clinics and facilities.

– universities.

Physiotherapy Clinical Practice Areas include …

– Cardiorespirology.

– Seniors Health.

– Neurosciences.

– Orthopaedics.

– Paediatrics.

– Physiotherapy Management/ Administration.

– Private Practice.

– Research.

– Sports.

– Women’s Health.














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