Physical therapy is a discipline of Health that offers a non-drug alternative therapy to alleviate symptoms of many ailments, both acute and chronic, through therapeutic exercise, heat, cold, light, water, massage and electricity.
The Physiotherapist is a health professional trained universitaria. According to the World Confederation for Physical Therapy, physical therapy aims to facilitate the development, maintenance and recovery of maximum functionality and mobility of the individual or group of people through his life.
It is characterized by seeking the appropriate development of the functions that produce the body’s systems, where his good or bad performance affects the kinetics or human body movement. Intervenes, by using scientifically proven techniques when humans have lost or are at risk of losing or altering temporarily or permanently, proper motion, and thus physical functions. Without forgetting the fundamental role of physiotherapy in the field of prevention for optimal overall health.