What is physiotherapy and what do physiotherapists do?

health record is created any time you see a health professional such as a doctor, nurse, dentist, chiropractor, or psychiatrist. You could find the following in your health record:
Physiotherapy is a branch of medicine that specializes in the treatment of pain, decreasing dysfunction and the restoration of normal function by using a variety of methods. Therapists are highly trained medical rehabilitation specialists that have extensive training in anatomy, mechanics, exercise prescription and treatment techniques to help their patients achieve the best possible outcomes.

Treatment is much more than just massage, even if hands on techniques such as myofascial releasing and massage are often used as part of a treatment session. Joint mobilization, muscle and nerve stretching, electrotherapy, exercise and education also play a big role in creating the ideal treatment program for each patient.