Physiotherapy is a complex specialty, as it deals with preventing and treating all disciplines of medicine through the use of physical means. It is subdivided into;
Musculo-skeletal physiotherapy. This involves the treatment of structures surrounding the joint regions such as Bones, Muscles, Ligaments & Bursa. Conditions like; Sprain, strain, joint stiffness, fractures, osteoarthritis, or rheumatoid arthritis
Cardio-Thoracic Physiotherapy: In Asthma, increased chest secretions, before & after heart and lung surgeries.
Neurological Physiotherapy: In Stroke, balance disorder, spinal cord & nerve injuries.
Physiotherapy in Obstetrics
Pediatric Physiotherapy: In Club foot Before and after surgery, Cerebral palsy, spina-bifida, hydrocephalus, etc.