Physiotherapy is a health discipline which offers a therapeutic non-pharmaceutical alternative for the treatment of a wide range of both acute and chronic ailments. It is carried out using physical agents such as manual techniques, therapeutic exercise, heat, cold and water. It is typical in physiotherapy to look for the correct functioning of the different bodily systems where something that is not working properly produces a symptom.
Some of the benefits of physiotherapy include:
- Pain relief
- Prevention of physical deterioration
- Prevention of injuries
- Recovery speed-up
- Improvement of the basic functions of the organism