Physiotherapy means physiotherapeutic system of medicine which includes examination,
treatment, advice and instructions to any person preparatory to or for the purpose
of or in connection with movement dysfunction, bodily malfunction, physical disorder,
disability, healing and pain from trauma and disease, physical and mental conditions
using physical agents including exercise, mobilization, manipulation, mechanical
and electrotherapy, activity and devices or diagnosis, treatment and prevention.
However, various other health professionals (e.g., Chiropractic, Osteopathy) use
some physical therapeutic methods. A program of physical therapy will typically
Physiotherapist's utilize an individual's history and physical examination in diagnosis and treatment, and if necessary, will incorporate the results of laboratory and imaging studies. Electro diagnostic testing (e.g. electromyograms and nerve conduction velocity testing) may also be of assistance. read more..