Physiotherapy is a health care profession whose goal is to assess arid treat musculoskeletal dysfunctions. Physiotherapy treatment may include education (i.e. postural, neck and back care, workplace ergonomics, proper body mechanics), manual therapy, electrotherapeutic modalities, active exercise program, and functional retraining.
Manual Physiotherapists are those who have specialized in post-graduate study and use their hands as a diagnostic and therapeutic tool to assess and treat musculoskeletal dysfunction. The goal of an Orthopaedic Manual treatment is to restore joint mobility, proper postural alignment, better function, flexibility, strength, and endurance.