Physical therapy or physiotherapy, often abbreviated PT, is a health care profession primarily concerned with the remediation of impairments and disabilities and the promotion of mobility, functional ability, quality of life and movement potential through examination, evaluation, diagnosis and physical intervention carried out by physical therapists known as physiotherapists and physical therapist assistants known as physical rehabilitation therapists or physiotherapy assistants. In addition to clinical practice, other activities encompassed in the physical therapy profession include research, education, consultation, and administration.
Because the body of knowledge of physical therapy is quite large, some PTs specialize in a specific clinical area. While there are many different types of physical therapy:
Cardiovascular & pulmonary
Health-gossip will include more articles relating physiotherapy and also various conditions and their management with physical maneuvers. We will also include discussions on various manipulative techniques used and latest trends on physiotherapy.