What is Physiotherapy and why choose a Chartered Physiotherapist?

Physiotherapy is a treatment aimed at improving or restoring movement in order to increase health and well-being. Physiotherapy focuses not just on rehabilitation, but also injury prevention and promotion of health and fitness.

Chartered 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.

A Chartered Physiotherapist will complete a full time degree. This will include 1000 hours of clinical placement in a hospital, primary care or community setting prior to qualification. 

How can physiotherapy help me?

 

A physiotherapist can help treat many things, including:

  • back and knee pain

  • arthritis

  • aches, sprains and injuries

  • incontinence

  • pre / post natal issues

  • recovery from broken bones

  • Sporting injuries

  • rehabilitation after surgery

  • occupational health

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