Education & training
DHSc, MSc, BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy. NZRP, MPNZ, MCSP (UK), MICSP (Ireland)
Physiotherapists assess, diagnose, plan and manage the care of patients across a broad range of areas with musculoskeletal, cardiothoracic and neurological problems. They help patients with chronic disease management, provide lifestyle modification and self-management advice, prescribe aids and appliances, prescribe and supervise exercises for both patients and carers, and provide health promotion education, occupational health assessments and injury prevention activities.