Short Courses in Medicine & Health



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Physiotherapy, one of the branches of Medicine & Health, is an interdisciplinary subject, where students, both Bachelor’s and Master’s graduates, learn how to help people with physical impairments. Students have to be familiar with notions of Psychology, as well as Reflexology, so as to help patients overcome their insecurities and encourage them into facing their fears, and get better.

Think of a life coach for your body, and you have the general image of a Physiotherapist. The subjects covered by these programmes can be about:

• Therapeutic Practice
• Electrotherapy
• Basic Motor Skills of Children with Disabilities
• Pain Therapy
• Medical Recovery
• Kinesiology

Also, the areas in which you can work are vast and very diverse. Some of them can be:

• Hospitals
• Private or Sport Clinics
• Special Schools
• Community Centres
• Nursing homes

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