Physiotherapy uses proven techniques to help restore movement and function to anyone affected by an injury, disability or health condition. It’s a therapy that can help you achieve movement for life.
A physiotherapist will use their in-depth knowledge of how the body works, combined with hands-on clinical skills, to assess, diagnose and treat your symptoms. They can even help you prevent many injuries and health conditions.
Physios work in lots of different settings including hospitals, medical centres, marae, schools, work places, communities and private clinics.
While well known for treating injuries, physios also have the skills to treat and prevent a range of health problems involving;
- Joints, bones and soft tissue
- Chest and lungs
- Brain and nervous system