The goal of physiotherapy is to promote and maintain health, skills and competences and thus promote active participation and improved quality of life for people at all stages of life. The work aims to improve mobility, diagnose the causes of movement disorders and disabilities and provide treatment based on the diagnosis. In addition, physiotherapists deal with the prevention and/or reduction of the consequences of injuries, stress symptoms, diseases, aging and lifestyle that can affect the mobility and thus the quality of life of individuals. Physiotherapy is a certified healthcare profession.
Physiotherapists work both in healthcare institutions and in private physiotherapy clinics. They work in places such as hospitals, rehabilitation centers, geriatric institutions and fitness centers. Physiotherapists also work for sports clubs, in teaching and research, occupational safety and counselling, such as in the field of prevention and health promotion.