Physiotherapists are the experts who treat injury, disease, disorders with the help of physical methods like exercise, massage, manipulation and other treatments instead of medications and surgeries. Their main aim is to improve a person’s quality of life by implying variety of treatments to eliminate pain and restore its function.
- Higher education lecturer
- Sports therapist
- Dance movement psychotherapist
- Exercise physiologist
- Health service manager
- Health promotion specialist
- Personal trainer
12th examination, minimum of 50% in aggregate of Physics, Chemistry and Biology from a recognized board.
- Excellent Communication Skills - Problem solver - Ability to be encouraging
empathetic and firm - Ability of building a good relationship with patients and their families - Interest in Anatomy and physiology
Courses to be pursued
- BSc Physiotherapy
- BSc Sport Rehabilitation and Exercise Science
- International Foundation Programme (inc. Physio and Paramedic Science)
- BSc Veterinary Studies (Physiotherapy)
King Edward Memorial Hospital and Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College
Address: Acharya Donde Marg, Parel, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400012
Phone: 022 2410 7000
Government Medical College, Nagpur
Address: 1-A, Hanuman Nagar, Nagpur, Maharashtra 440009
Phone: 0712 274 4671
Physiotherapists work from hospitals, outpatient clinics, rehabilitation centers and private office which are well-equipped. Their jobs are physically demanding as they have to kneel, stoop, lift and stand for a long period. They also lift patients and aid them in standing, walking etc. Full time physiotherapists work for 40 hours per week.
BLK Super Specialty Hospital
Address: BLK Super Speciality Hospital Pusa Road,
New Delhi -110005
Phone: +91 9015443040
Address: Aster DM Healthcare Limited
Cheranelloor, Kochi, Kerala, India
Phone: +91 484 66 99 999
Eric Robertson is a known name in the field of physiotherapy and he is the most connected physiotherapy individual. He is not only a physiotherapist but also an educator, speaker, director of Kaiser’s Northern Californian Physiotherapy fellowship, founder of physiotherapist Think Tank.
Jerry Durham is a pioneer in the physiotherapy industry and is also a principal member of San Francisco Sport and Spine Physical Therapy. Durham is also associated with the physical therapy called sockmafia.