What is Physiotherapy

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What is Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy is a rehabilitation profession with a presence in all health care delivery streams: hospitals, long-term care facilities, home care, community-based clinics, schools, private practice clinics and primary care networks. It is regulated in NB under the Health Professions Act (HPA).
Physiotherapy is anchored in movement sciences and aims to enhance or restore function of multiple body systems. The profession is committed to health, lifestyle and quality of life. This holistic approach incorporates a broad range of physical and physiological therapeutic interventions and aids.

In NB, physiotherapists are registered to practice by the College of Physiotherapists of NB. There are approximately 550 registered physiotherapists in the province.

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Physiotherapists improve clients’ quality of life by: