National Physiotherapy Month 2014

May 2014

Canada

This Event Begins In 8 Days Time

Also known as physical therapy, physiotherapy is used by healthcare professionals to promote healing and well being through massage and manipulation of the body.

National Physiotherapy Month promotes the physiotherapy profession, making people aware of its benefits. These benefits include increased:

  • mobility
  • endurance
  • confidence
  • independence

National Physiotherapy Month Details

Coverage Canada
Month May
Duration 1 Month
Date May 2014
Days To Event 8 Days
Organization Canadian Physiotherapy Association
How Is Date Set?  Fixed: Same Month Each Year
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Physiotherapists:

  • are university educated health professionals.
  • assess, diagnose and treat to restore an optimum level of function.
  • care for patients with a range of ailments.
  • work in hospitals, home care, schools, private clinics, long term care facilities, community-based clinics, and primary care networks.

Physiotherapy often plays a role when people recover from injuries to the limbs including bones fractures. Physiotherapy can help people find their flexibility and power by increasing their strength.

For more information, visit the Ontario National Physiotherapy Month webpage.