Physiotherapy could also be a health care profession which assists people to revive , maintain and maximize their strength, function, movement, and overall well-being. The terms "physiotherapy" and "physical therapy" mean the same thing and are used interchangeably, as are the terms “physiotherapist” and “physical therapist”.
Physiotherapists have in-depth knowledge of how the body works and specialized hands-on clinical skills to assess, diagnose, and treat symptoms of illness, injury and disability. Physiotherapy includes rehabilitation, also as prevention of injury, and promotion of health and fitness. Physiotherapists often add teams with other health professionals to assist meet a person's health care needs.