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Science Physiotherapy

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GCSE Science coursework.



Section one

What does a physiotherapist do? Page(s)-

Section two

Personal qualities that a physiotherapist would need. Page(s) -

Section three

What training and qualifications are needed before

you can Become a physiotherapist? Page(s) -

Section four

Describe which other healthcare workers a physiotherapist

would have contact with or work closely with. Page(s)-

Section five

What tasks would a physiotherapist carry out on

a day-to-day basis? Page(s)

Section six

Describe a regulation a physiotherapist would

need to follow, explain why regulations are important. Page(s)

Section seven

What scientific knowledge would a physio need to have? Page(s)

Section eight

Describe a technical skill a physio would need to use

In their work. Page(s)

Bibliography Onwards

What does a physiotherapist do?

Physiotherapist specialise in treating physical problems, these problems could be caused by accidents, illness and ageing. These physical problems could affect the musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, respiration and particularity the neuromuscular systems.   Physiotherapists identify and maximise movement through health promotion, preventive healthcare, rehabitation and the right course of treatment. Physiotherapists treat people of all ages and from all sorts of different backgrounds.

The physiotherapist, Claire Short, who came into school said that β€œi work with mainly stroke patients, but physiotherapist can work in   many different areas, from intensive care, were you have to help a patient keep breathing, to sport injuries were you help someone recover from an injury.”

Physiotherapists treat patients with physical difficulties resulting from illness, injury, disability or ageing. They treat people of all ages including children, the elderly, stroke patients and people with sports injuries. Physiotherapists work with...


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