Physiotherapy is a science based therapy which assists people affected by injury, illness or disability. A Physiotherapist (Physio) helps to facilitate recovery, promote rehabilitation and improvement and also long-term management of ongoing symptoms or long term conditions.
At the core of physiotherapy is the person’s involvement in their therapy.
Physiotherapy may involve different modalities including; movement and exercise, education, advice, manual techniques and acupuncture.
All Physiotherapists must be registered with the HCPC (Health and Care Professions Council) and most Physiotherapists will also be members of the CSP (Chartered Society of Physiotherapists- the professional body for Physiotherapists)