International Journal of Collaborative Research on Internal Medicine & Public Health

ISSN - 1840-4529


Physical therapy (PT), also referred to as physiotherapy, is one among the allied health professions that, by using evidence-based kinesiology, electrotherapy, shockwave modality, exercise prescription, joint mobilization and health education, treats conditions like chronic or acute pain, soft tissue injuries, cartilage damage, arthritis, gait disorders and physical impairments typically of musculoskeletal, cardiopulmonary, neurological and endocrinological origins. physiotherapy is employed to enhance a patient's physical functions through physical examination, diagnosis, prognosis, physical intervention, rehabilitation and patient education. it's practiced by physical therapists (known as physiotherapists in many countries). additionally to clinical practice, other activities encompassed within the physiotherapy profession include research, education, consultation and administration. physiotherapy is provided as a medical care treatment or alongside, or in conjunction with, other medical services. In some jurisdictions, like the uk , physical therapists have the facility to prescribe medication.

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