Ansari for advances in physiotherapy

Last Updated: Sat, Jan 19, 2013 14:50 hrs

New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) With new challenges emerging in health care, physiotherapy needs to keep abreast with complex and new diseases in order to anticipate, prevent and cure them, Vice President M. Hamid Ansari said Saturday.

Physiotherapy has both curative and preventive aspects. Its affordability and relative facility in administering the required medicine makes it an integral and critical part of any recovery and rehabilitation programme for patients, he said, delivering the inaugural address at the Fourth Annual AIIMS Physiotherapy Conference here.

Ansari said in today's world, with new and emerging challenges to human health, physiotherapy needed to keep abreast with new diseases and disorders in order to anticipate, prevent and cure them.

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