Spectrum Physio Centre
Spectrum Physio Centre

Phone: 080 4164 8800
E-mail: admin@spectrumphysio.info

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What is Physiotherapy?

Physiotherapy is a modern medical professional course which enriches the physiotherapist to access, diagnose and treat musculo-skeletal pain, paralysis and lifestyle disorder. Physical therapists are movement experts in treating pain and paralysis.

Physical therapist helps to prevent treat and rehabilitate the pain and paralysis from childhood to the later ages of life. They use exercise, manual therapy and rehabilitation approaches, physical & electrical modalities as treatment methods.

Physiotherapy helps restore movement and function to as near normal as possible when someone is affected by injury, illness or by developmental or other disability.

Physical therapists are qualified and professionally required to:

  • Undertake a comprehensive examination/assessment of the patient/client or needs of a client group
  • Evaluate the findings from the examination/assessment to make clinical judgments regarding patients/clients
  • Formulate a diagnosis, prognosis and treatment plan
  • Provide consultation within their expertise and determine when patients/clients need to be referred to another healthcare professional
  • Implement a physical therapist intervention/treatment programme
  • Determine the outcomes of any interventions/treatments
  • Make recommendations for self-management

The physical therapist's extensive knowledge of the body and its movement needs and potential is central to determining strategies for diagnosis and intervention. The practice settings will vary according to whether the physical therapy is concerned with health promotion, prevention, treatment / intervention, habilitation or rehabilitation

Physical therapist are recognised as one of the top ten professionals in USA and One of top five satisfied job globally. Direct access to physiotherapy if found effective than referral to physiotherapy and it legalised in many parts of the world. WCPT keep promoting the direct access to physiotherapy and physiotherapy profession globally.