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physiotherapist

Description

Code

2264.2

Description

Physiotherapists are autonomous health professionals who are responsible for developing, maintaining or restoring motor function and movement throughout the lifespan using evidence-based practice. They relieve pain and treat or prevent physical conditions associated with injury, disease or other impairments. Physiotherapists empower patients and their carers to manage the condition outside clinical settings. They work within their scope of practice and their professional Code of Conduct. 

Alternative Labels

neuromuscular physiotherapist

hydrotherapist

chiropractic therapist

respiratory therapist

occupational physiotherapist

osteopath

respiratory physiotherapist

eurythmy therapist

bobath physiotherapist

physiotherapist

physiotherapist manager

cardiovascular physiotherapist

neurological physiotherapist

occupational therapist

business physiotherapist

masseuse

physical therapist

health and well-being therapist

chiropractor

remedial physiotherapist

sports physiotherapist

health promotion worker

neuromusculoskeletal physiotherapist

neurodevelopmental physiotherapist

manipulative physiotherapist

rehabilitation therapist

Regulatory Aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database:

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