What is Physiotherapy?
Physiotherapy is the hands-on, drug-free treatment of injuries, diseases, or physical issues using techniques like massage, heart and heat therapy, stretching, and exercises.
Depending on the region, physiotherapy may also be known as physical therapy.
What is a Physiotherapist?
In Canada, physiotherapists are primary-care providers, meaning they can assess you, order imaging and other tests, and provide care.
Physiotherapists undergo 6 or more years of undergraduate and postgraduate training.
Physiotherapists work in many areas, including: