acts in the identification, prevention, recovery and re-education of
disabilities caused by physical, musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, respiratory
and neurological dysfunctions, among others, with the aim of developing
patient's maximum functionality to ensure quality of life.
The Physiotherapist designs programmes by selecting, planning and using specific
therapeutic techniques and modalities, such as electrotherapy, thermotherapy,
therapeutic massage, among others, chosen based on analysis of posture,
assessment of movement and diagnosis in physiotherapy.