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Physiotherapists are primary health care professionals with a significant role in health promotion and treatment of injury and disease. They combine their in-depth knowledge of the body and how it works with specialized hands-on clinical skills to assess, diagnose and treat symptoms of illness, injury or disability.

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Physiotherapy Research in the Media

Combined physiotherapy and educations is efficacious for chronic low back pain

Lorimer Mosley

The Scientific Basis for High-Intensity Interval TrainingOptimising Training Programmes and Maximizing Performance in Highly Trained Endurance Athletes

Paul B. Laursen and David G. Jenkins

High-Intensity Resistance Training Improves Glycemic Control in Older Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

David W. Dunstan, PHD  Robin M. Daly, PHD  Neville Owen, PHD  Damien Jolley, MSC

Maximilian De Courten, MD  Jonathan Shaw, MD Paul Zimmet, PHD

Effects of High-Intensity Interval Walking Training on Physical Fitness and Blood Pressure in Middle-Aged and Older People

Ken-Ichi Nemoto, MS; Hirokazu Gen-No, PHD; Shizue Masuki, PHD; Kazunobu Okazaki, PHD; and Hiroshi Nose, MD, PHD

Is High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) Safe for Seniors?

Michael Dermansky

Physiotherapists are registered health professionals who are specifically trained in the assessment and treatment of varying medical and health conditions. A physiotherapist may use exercise, manual therapy, education and modalities (such as ice, heat, laser, ultrasound and muscle stimulation) to treat pain, dysfunction and loss of mobility. Health promotion, as well as disease and injury prevention, are a key part of physiotherapy practice. Individuals of any age, level of fitness or capability can benefit from physiotherapy.