What is a physiotherapist?

  • A physiotherapist can help treat and help you recover after an injury or illness that has caused troubles with pain or movement. They can help build strength and movement to stop future injury. They can also help in treating lymphedema (a build up of fluid in your body).

Why use a physiotherapist?

  • You may be sent to a physiotherapist to help manage or help you get stronger and recover after surgery or illness.
  • Physiotherapists in cancer settings often give special treatments for issues like lymphedema (a build up of fluid in your body) or urinary incontinence (troubles with your bladder).