You may wonder whether to use the words “physical therapy” or “physiotherapy”. What are the real differences?
You may be surprised, but physiotherapy and physical therapy are exactly the same and there is no difference between either of them. They are synonyms of each other.
The only difference that can be argued is what country you live in. In parts of the world like the UK, Canada, Australia and around Europe the profession is known as physiotherapy. If you live in the USA, they normally use physical therapy. Both terms carry a medical background, and both focus on the improvement of flexibility, range of motion and management of your pain, acute or chronic.
Both a physical therapist or a physiotherapist treat patients with various injuries or illnesses, but in practical terms there is no difference at all. The only difference is the terminology used in whatever country you live in.
Here at Home Physio Group we treat a range of conditions from elderly care, sporting injuries, neurological conditions, post-operative care, paediatric, acute pain, spinal disorders and many more.
We can treat all our patients in a place that is most convenient for them, at home, at work, or even at their care home. Our highly skilled professional physiotherapists will travel to you, taking the stress and travel time out of any journey, making it an overall stress free relaxed treatment session from beginning to the end.
To speak to our team of case managers, please contact us on 0330 335 1016 or you can complete the enquiry form on our website.