Or Physical Therapy, aims to maintain and restore maximum movement and functional ability throughout life.

Physiotherapy is applied where movement and function are threatened by aging, injury, disease or environmental factors.### Physical therapy is concerned with identifying and maximizing quality of life and movement potential within the spheres of promotion, prevention, treatment/intervention, habilitation and rehabilitation.

Physical therapy has many specialties including cardiopulmonary, geriatrics, neurologic, orthopaedic and pediatrics to name some of the more common areas.