What do we do?

Physio helping a patient with shoulder stretches

A patient undergoing physiotherapy

A physiotherapist – or physio – will use their knowledge and training, along with their experience of helping patients, to decide on your best course of treatment. The level and frequency of your treatment will depend on the type and severity of your illness or injury.

Physios play a large role in rehabilitating people after illness or accidents. Health education, aimed at preventing disease and injury, is also an important part of their work