Physio is an abbreviation for Physiotherapy. Physio is a health care profession where the Physio’s asses, treat and rehabilitate patients with a variety of conditions and injuries. Physio is a service which is practiced in the NHS or in the private sector working towards maximising a patients potential through a variety of treatment modalities including:
A large population of people could benefit from Physio treatment, from babies and children through to the elderly population and terminally ill. Physio helps to restore normal movement and improve function through assessment, treatment and rehabilitation to maximising independence and the patient’s potential.
- Manual Therapy
- Exercise Therapy
- Self-management and advice
Physio is a specialised profession where the Physio’s undergo a recognised course to register with a regulating body (Health Professions Council). Physios specialise in an area as they develop through their career to provide a higher quality service in one area. Physio has many specialities and disciplines some of the most common areas include:
These areas of Physio can be based in schools, hospitals, private clinics and in patient’s homes, providing a variety of treatments to work towards the goals set by the Physio and the patient to achieve their potential and restore normal function.
- Women’s Health