Assess, treat and prevent disorders in human movement caused by injury or disease.
Physiotherapists work with patients who have an injury, disability or central nervous condition. They design exercise programs and treatments that make it easier for clients to move and function without pain or restriction.
Work is in a hospital, clinic, surgery or fitness centre and travel to clients in their homes, schools or places of work may be required.
Suitable for people with active listening skills and the ability to motivate others.
Some degree of physical strength is required to perform mobilisation, manipulation and massage techniques.
Registration with the Physiotherapy Board of Australia is required.
20 hours of Continued Professional Development (CPD) is required annually. CPD can include a variety of educational activities such as presenting sessions, attending lectures or peer-reviewing journals.
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