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Medical Conditions

Physiotherapists are involved in many areas of medicine. They treat patients who have difficulty moving their body due musculoskeletal disorders or neurological disorders. Physiotherapists work with infants, children and adults. See how they treat each condition below.

Specialty areas are:

  • Orthopedics (neck pain, low back pain, tendonitis, bursitis, strain, sprain, fractures and post-surgical rehabilitation)
  • Neurology (stroke, spinal cord injury, brain tumour, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, spina bifida)
  • Geriatrics (elderly with orthopedic and/or neurology problems)
  • Chest & Cardiac (Asthma, Bronchitis, Emphysema, Pneumonia, Heart attack, Coronary Bypass)
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Cancer Rehab (lymphedema, breast cancer, brain tumour)