Qualifications of physiotherapists
All physiotherapist have a master’s degree in physiotherapy and have met national entry-level education and practise standards. Prospective physiotherapists must pass the national Physiotherapy Competency Examination then register with the college of physiotherapists in their province/territory before practising in the field. Physiotherapists are skilled at identifying the root cause of an injury and at effectively treating that injury. There are many environments a physiotherapist can practise in, including private clinics, fitness clubs, hospitals, community health centres, residential care, assisted-living facilities, home visit agencies, workplaces and schools.