What is Physiotherapy?
Physiotherapists (P.T.'s) are experts in understanding the how and why we move the way we do. Physiotherapist assess injuries of bone, muscle, joints, and conditions related to cardiovascular system and neurological system. Physiotherapist specialize in providing health services to their patients including acute and chronic injury rehabilitation, health promotion and prevention, disability, and disease management. The therapists can treat a wide range of patients using soft tissue and manual therapy techniques, personalize exercise prescription, and modalities to ensure health promotion and prevention of further injuries.
For more information on Physiotherapy visit Canadian Physiotherapy Association.
What are the Educational Requirements of a Registered Physiotherapist?
A Registered Physiotherapist can be recognized by the credential M.Sc (P.T. ). They are healthcare professionals who, having completed the academic requirements of Physiotherapy Education Accreditation Canada. They receive a 4 year University Degree and then complete a 2 year course-based Master’s Program. The candidate is required to participate in a minimum of 1,025 practical hours.
Widely covered through most private health insurance plans