Physiotherapy is a term relating to therapeutic techniques that help the person to recover the normal movement of some parts of his body.
The concept, moreover, refers to scientific knowledge and studies related to these techniques. For example: 'After having been hospitalized, I had to do physical therapy for three months', 'Tomorrow, I can't go with you, I have a physiotherapy session', ' you have already consulted an expert in physiotherapy? '' He may try to relieve your pain."
The physiotherapy word derives from the Greek word kinesis ('movement') and 'therapy '. The study even is Kinesiology. That said, its knowledge are very important to diagnose and treat diseases related to muscles and bones.
Kinesiology includes notions of human anatomy, Physiology and psychology, among other sciences, where she studied the relationship between health and the quality of the movements.
This expertise can be applied using the chiropractic, physiotherapy, ergonomics, physical fitness and thus physical therapy, to develop a therapy to prevent damage or to improve athletic performance.
It is important to know what distinguishes the work of therapist and physiotherapist. The first is devoted to assess what are the disadvantages that occur in a movement based on the anatomy, Physiology, and biomechanics. The other, for its part, is limited to applying therapeutic techniques to try to reverse the previously identified problem.
There are some countries where physiotherapists are recognized as physiotherapists but not legally. In France, the therapist Massager is part of rehabilitation workers. This profession requires a wide range of skills, specific studies (diploma) and belong to the order of the physiotherapists massagers. On the other hand, the Canada or Switzerland, these professionals are rather rare.