Demand is increasing as the population is aging, working more and living with more long term conditions. A bigger role for physiotherapy offers an instant solution, both as part of core teams within general practice and as providers of specialist rehabilitation in the community.
The physiotherapy workforce, the social enterprise and voluntary sector and private practice can be used within primary care to yield system-wide advantages– reducing the pressure and making savings in secondary care.
Physiotherapists in transform people’s lives by:
- Reversing conditions
- Reducing disability
- Improving quality of life
- Keeping people out of hospital
Physiotherapists are sovereign practitioners able to avail, manage, diagnose, and discharge patients.