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Military physical therapists working with patients on balance problems

Physiotherapy, also called physical therapy, is used to treat pain by using pain relieving methods such as interferential therapy, ultrasonic, short wave diathermy, wax therapy, and muscle strengthening exercises.

Physiotherapy plays an important role in the recovery of stroke patients. It also plays a major role in treating children with cerebral palsy. It also plays a vital role in cardio pulmonary rehabilitation.

Physiotherapy has three main categories which are Orthopedics, Neurophysiotherapy and Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapy.

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