Physiotherapy forms part of the health care profession and we often work as part of a multidisciplinary team when treating patients. As first-line practitioners, patients are able to come to you with their health needs without being referred by a doctor.
We are committed to developing the highest standards of academic and clinical excellence. We aim to produce responsible, innovative, critically thinking professionals committed to meeting the health needs of all the communities in South Africa, appropriately and cost-effectively.
We aim to better patients' quality of life by improving their ability to carry out activities of daily living. Physiotherapy aims to restore human functional ability and maintain mobility, strength and endurance.
The field of physiotherapy is vast, encompassing 6 different areas:
- Community Health