When starting a new relationship with a physiotherapist, learn about their credentials . Make sure that you are receiving physiotherapy care from a professional who has completed accredited training and is duly registered with the professional order of physiotherapists in your province or territory.

A practice based on health sciences

Your physiotherapist has specialized training in biology and basic sciences (anatomy, physiology, pathology, immunology, endocrinology, genetics and pharmacology, among others). Physiotherapists are also trained in psychosocial sciences, particularly cultural and cognitive anthropology and behavioral sciences, social sciences, education and learning sciences. 

With this extensive training, physiotherapists are equipped to pinpoint the causes of physical health problems, to provide evidence-based care, to educate you on all aspects of your treatment and to get you back on your feet just as quickly. and efficiently as possible.