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When you visit your physio for the first time, they'll talk to you about your medical history and assess your health issue. They'll discuss what you'd like to achieve from the treatment.
Physiotherapy uses proven techniques to help restore movement and function to anyone affected by an injury, disability or health condition. It’s a therapy that can help you achieve movement for life!
The following guidelines provide important information on the standards and professional behaviour expected from physiotherapists in New Zealand.
Links to useful health organisations, resources and other international Physiotherapy Associations.
Physio’s are professionally qualified with either a Diploma in Physiotherapy (pre-1991), a Bachelor of Physiotherapy, or a qualification from overseas approved by the Physiotherapy Board of New Zealand.
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Person and whānau centred care is collaborative healthcare focused on meeting the needs, values, and desired outcomes of individuals and whānau.