Job Title: 


Job Description: 

Physiotherapists assess, plan and implement rehabilitative programs that improve or restore human motor functions, maximize movement ability, relieve pain syndromes, and treat or prevent physical challenges associated with injuries, diseases and other impairments. They apply a broad range of physical therapies and techniques such as movement, ultrasound, heating, laser and other techniques.


Administering muscle, nerve, joint and functional ability tests to identify and assess physical problems of patients

Linked Education ( CESM Codes ) : 

914 - Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions

Specific Occupations: 

226401 - Physiotherapist
Description : Assesses, treats and prevents disorders in human movement caused by injury or disease.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Aquatic Physiotherapist, Cardiothoracic Physiotherapist, Continence and Women's Health Physiotherapist, Gerentological Physiotherapist, Geriatric Physical Therapist, Manipulation Therapist, Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, Neurological Physiotherapist, Occupational Health Physiotherapist, Orthopaedic Physical Therapist, Paediatric Physiotherapist, Physical Therapist, Physio, Sports Physiotherapist

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Source Of Info: 

Source : Organising Framework for Occupations (OFO) 2013, Department of Higher Education and Training, Republic of South Africa