Physiotherapists

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What do Physiotherapists do?

Physiotherapists assess patients and plan and carry out individually designed treatment programs to maintain, improve or restore physical functioning, alleviate pain and prevent physical dysfunctioning in patients.

How to become: Physiotherapists

You must have a university degree in physiotherapy and a period of supervised practical training.

To practise, you must be registered or licensed with the regulatory board in the province/territory where you'll work. You may also need to complete the Physiotherapy National Exam administered by the Alliance of Physiotherapy Regulatory Boards.

With experience and additional training, you may move up the ranks to become a manager such as director of physiotherapy.

Most recent entrants have an undergraduate university degree, and almost 1 in 10 has a graduate degree.

Where to study for a career as: Physiotherapists

University of Guelph-Humber
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Kinesiology Bachelor; Honours
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Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Boston, Massachusetts, US

Related Program(s):
Bachelor of Science in Health Psychology — Physical Therapy Pathway (BS/DPT) Bachelor
Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences — Physical Therapy Pathway (BS/DPT) Bachelor
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Concordia University
Montreal, Québec, CA

Related Program(s):
Athletic Therapy (BSc) Bachelor; Honours
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Western University
London, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Rehabilitation Sciences Bachelor; Honours
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University of South Wales
Pontypridd, Wales, GB

Related Program(s):
Sports and Exercise Therapy Bachelor; Honours
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Modified on April 07, 2022

How much do Physiotherapists make?

Low:
$58,240
Average:
$84,760
High:
$103,272

Job openings for Physiotherapists

Job Seekers:
11,200
Job Openings:
13,500