Physiotherapy is a healthcare profession that assesses, diagnoses, treats by using physical techniques to reduce pain and stiffness, speed up the healing process, restore function and to increase ones quality of life.
All physiotherapists in Australia are educated and trained at an university level. They must be qualified, have insurance, continue professional development education, and be registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Registration Agency (APHRA).
Physiotherapists are highly trained health professionals who provide treatment for those suffering from physical problems secondary to diseases, illnesses, injury and ageing through individually designed and specific programs to treat the needs of each individual. Some of the common conditions physiotherapist treat include: sport and workplace injuries, postural problems, headaches, tennis elbow, shoulder pain, back pain, arthritis, strains, sprains.