What is Physiotherapy?

Physiotherapy is a healthcare profession whose role is to maximise quality of life through the promotion and protection of health and wellbeing by identifying and maximising an individual’s ability to move and function.

Please click on www.csp.org.uk/your-health/what-physiotherapy for the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy’s listed explanation of what physiotherapy is, whom we can help and what we aim to do.



What are the effects of physiotherapy?

  • Improved general health
  • Pain reduction
  • Improved flexibility and joint mobility
  • Increased strength
  • Improved balance and co-ordination
  • Improved cardio-respiratory function
  • Improved posture and gait pattern
  • Increased independence and freedom to function
  • A greater sense of well being