Physiotherapy education programme
The physiotherapist has a role to play in all complaints in which people's ability to move is affected. Understanding the fundamental mechanisms for monitoring human movement, how movement is affected by a range of functional impairments and how the ability to move may be influenced by exercise are important skills in improving people's physical mobility and health. Since physiotherapy aims to influence health by and through movement, the physiotherapist works on health promotion, prevention, treatment and rehabilitation with many different patient groups. These include children, elderly people and people with neurological, musculoskeletal, psychosomatic and cardiovascular/pulmonary-related functional impairments. The physiotherapist has an independent responsibility for assessment, treatment and review. The training course provides not only the theoretical skills necessary to take on this responsibility but also includes education in clinical practice under the guidance of experienced teachers.