There is a widespread misconception about how physiotherapy and massage therapy are the same things. here’s the truth;
Physiotherapy is used to restore movement and function in people who have suffered some injury or experiencing any body pain. It is done with the help of therapeutic exercises and manual techniques and is practiced by registered medical professionals, known as physiotherapists.
Physiotherapy is used to treat:
- Multiple sclerosis
- Back or neck sprain
- Injuries caused due to sports
Massage therapy is a hands-on technique that is mainly done to relax and feel good. It helps to reduce fatigue, tension and stress and also reduces pain.
The effectiveness of the massage lies in the hands of the masseur, who in most cases does not hold a medical degree for the same but is certified as a masseur.
Massage therapy is best suited for those who suffer from:
- Pain or stiffness due to intense workouts