Musculoskeletal physiotherapy is a specialized branch of physical therapy that focuses on the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of musculoskeletal injuries and conditions. This type of physiotherapy is concerned with the muscles, bones, joints, ligaments, and other soft tissues that make up the musculoskeletal system.
A musculoskeletal physiotherapist works with patients to help them recover from injuries, manage pain, and improve their mobility and function. They may use a variety of techniques such as manual therapy, exercise prescription, and education to help patients achieve their goals.
Common conditions that a musculoskeletal physiotherapist may treat include sprains and strains, back and neck pain, osteoarthritis, tendonitis, and post-surgical rehabilitation. They may also work with patients to prevent future injuries through education and exercise programs.