Monday, 9 March 2015



Physiotherapy (from the greek = Φυσιο natural θεραπεία = therapy) is a branch of medicine that deals with the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of patients with diseases or dysfunctions congenital or acquired in the neuromusculoskeletal and visceral cross of the multiple therapeutic intervention, like : physical therapy, labor-intensive / manipulative therapy, massage therapy, postural therapy, physiotherapy, occupational therapy and other.

Physiotherapy is practiced by a doctor of physical therapy (Physiotherapist), professional graduate in the class of health rehabilitation.

The physiotherapist shall exercise its powers with ownership and professional autonomy, within the freelance or in the context of multidisciplinary team with medical specialists and / or other health care professions.