Physiotherapy is a branch of therapy that uses physical methods such as massage, stretches, heat and rehabilitating exercise in order to heal physical problems. Most commonly patients will see physiotherapists when they have problems with body structures involved in movement; for example bones, muscle, tendons and joints. Exercise physiology is a branch of physiotherapy and therefore physiotherapists can design exercise programs and diets for their patients.

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