What physiotherapy means?

What physiotherapy means?

Physiotherapy is a health care profession which assists people to restore, maintain and maximize their strength, function, movement, and overall well-being. Physiotherapy includes rehabilitation, as well as prevention of injury, and promotion of health and fitness.

How many years does it take to study physiotherapy?

four years

How often should you have physio?

Minor injuries you might expect 2-3 sessions of physiotherapy; soft tissue injuries you would be looking more towards 6 – 8 weeks, as this is roughly how long it takes for soft tissue to heal in most cases; and more chronic or serious conditions taking 2 or more months of treatment depending on the level of progress …

Does physiotherapy actually work?

There’s an enormous body of research supporting the use of physiotherapy for treating musculoskeletal problems. For example, dozens of studies have demonstrated that physiotherapy can help with joint injuries and pain relating to the back, neck, shoulder, knee wrist and ankle.

What a physiotherapist should know?

Physiotherapists have years of training and in depth knowledge of the body and how it works. They use their hands-on clinical skills to assess, diagnose and treat symptoms of injury, illness or disability. Physiotherapy is defined as the treatment method which focuses on the science of movement.

How do I qualify as a physiotherapist?

To practise as a physiotherapist, you must be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). To register with the HCPC, you first need to successfully complete an approved degree level qualification in physiotherapy. This may be a full or part-time course or a degree apprenticeship in physiotherapy.

Is physiotherapy the right career for me?

Physiotherapy is right for me because it allows me to incorporate all of those interests. There are also lots of opportunities for learning new skills. There’s always more to learn in the area of neurology and the body, because there are still so many unknowns.

Which is better physiotherapy or pharmacy?

In my opinion, definitely BPT is a better course than B. Pharmacy. In the recent times Physiotherapy has been advancing and has received an increased demand in both scope and job prospects. Considering the advancements and scope BPT is to be preferable over B.

Do physiotherapist earn more than nurses?

Physiotherapist are called doctors while nurses are called sister or brother. Physiotherapists make more money than nurses. But u can get admission in nursing easily while physiotherapy has high cut off. Syllabus is also easier for nursing than physiotherapy.

What are the disadvantages of being a physiotherapist?

Cons of Being a Physical Therapist

  • Extensive Education Requirements. In order to become a physical therapist, you must attain a Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy (DPT).
  • Demanding Work. A job as a physical therapist is demanding both physically and mentally.
  • Maintaining Licensure.
  • Insurance Rules and Regulations.


Andrey is a coach, sports writer and editor. He is mainly involved in weightlifting. He also edits and writes articles for the IronSet blog where he shares his experiences. Andrey knows everything from warm-up to hard workout.