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What is Physiotherapy?

Physiotherapy is a healthcare profession focusing on evaluating, restoring and maintaining physical function.

Physiotherapists, also known as Physical Therapists, have a detailed understanding of how the body works. They are university educated and trained to assess and improve movement and function, as well as relieve pain.

Physiotherapists, promote good health by encouraging their patients to improve and increase their independence. There are approximately 14,000 physiotherapists licensed to practice in Canada.*

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