What is physiotherapy?
Physiotherapy is a paramedical discipline that focuses on treating illnesses, disabilities, paralyses and disorders of the human body by natural means. It aims to restore the quality and integrity of body movement. Since 1966, physiotherapy has been officially recognised in Switzerland as a paramedical profession.(ref. #1)
What are the goals of physiotherapy at work?
In the business world, physiotherapy mainly seeks to treat or control pain, musculoskeletal stiffness, weakness, fatigue and muscle stress. Thanks to their knowledge about the human body and biomechanics, physiotherapists are also effective in the prevention of occupational diseases and work-related accidents.(ref. #1)