What is Physiotherapy?
Learn about physiotherapy, where physiotherapists work, and how they can help keep you moving for life!
Physiotherapy is a holistic approach to health care lead by professionals who use a patient-centred approach, working autonomously and collaboratively alongside physicians and health care teams.
Physiotherapists use evidence informed knowledge of rehabilitation sciences, anatomy, kinesiology, and physiology to assess, treat, and manage pain, injuries, movement dysfunctions and chronic conditions. The goal of physiotherapy is to empower, promote independence and improve the quality of life for British Columbians across all ages and abilities.
In British Columbia, you can see a physiotherapist without a doctor's referral.
Specifically, physiotherapists can help you with: