Physical therapy is the use of physical exercises and natural factors in the complex process of restoring the health, physical condition, and ability to work of patients and the disabled for therapeutic and prophylactic purposes. It is an integral part of medical therapy and is used in all its periods and stages. Physical therapy is used in social and occupational therapy. Its means are therapeutic physical culture and massage, physiotherapy, mechanotherapy, etc.
Tasks and Principles of Physical Therapy
The main objectives of physical therapy are: