If You Want to Work as a Physiotherapist in Australia take Note of these 5 Points

1.  A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in physiotherapy is needed to work as a Physiotherapist in Australia with quite a number of Physiotherapists having additional postgraduate qualifications.

2. The future growth of the Physiotherapy profession in Australia is very strong.

3. The average weekly pay of physiotherapists/physical therapists in Australia is AUD1,444.

4. Common Physiotherapy Specialisations in Australia

  • Aquatic Physiotherapist
  • Cardiothoracic Physiotherapist
  • Continence and Women’s Health Physiotherapist 
  • Gerentological Physiotherapist
  • Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist
  • Neurological Physiotherapist
  • Occupational Health Physiotherapist
  • Paediatric Physiotherapist
  • Sports Physiotherapist

5. Physiotherapists who want to work in Australia will be required to do send and apply following physiotherapy skills:

  • administering muscle, nerve, joint and functional ability tests to identify and assess physical problems of patients
  • designing treatment programs to address patients’ problems
  • treating patients to reduce pain, improve circulation, strengthen muscles, improve cardiothoracic, cardiovascular and respiratory functions, restore joint mobility, and improve balance and coordination
  • using the therapeutic properties of exercise, heat, cold, massage, manipulation, hydrotherapy, electrotherapy, ultraviolet and infra-red light and ultrasound in the treatment of patients
  • reviewing, continually monitoring, assessing and evaluating programs and treatments
  • consulting with other Health Professionals as required about patients’ problems, needs and progress
  • instructing patients and their families in procedures to be continued at home
  • recording treatments given and patients’ responses and progress
  • developing and implementing screening and preventative health promotion programs

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