Physiotherapy, also known as physical therapy, is a healthcare profession that involves the assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of physical impairments, disabilities, and pain. Physiotherapists use a variety of techniques, including exercise, manual therapy, and other modalities, to help patients restore and maintain optimal physical function and mobility. Physiotherapy can be used to treat a wide range of conditions, including musculoskeletal injuries, neurological conditions, respiratory disorders, and cardiovascular disease, among others. Physiotherapists work with patients of all ages, from infants to older adults, and may work in a variety of settings, including hospitals, clinics, schools, and private practice.