Dr. Nikita Bhatia (P.T) completed her BPT from Maharashtra Academy of Engineering and Educational Research’s (M.A.E.E.R) Physiotherapy College, Pune in 2016. Her keen interest in clinical, orthopedic and sports physiotherapy earned her an internship at the Soccer School of Pune Football Club. She joined iPhysio in 2015 and has been working for 1 year 6 months. In less than a year, her liking for sports and hard work earned her the team physiotherapist’s job at the Team Tennis Excellence ( team of national and international tennis players ) She is a certified dry needling therapist (CDNT) and pilates therapist and focuses her work around conservative treatment for pain. Dr. Nikita Bhatia has been a national rugby player and a fitness enthusiast.
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Q: Who is a physiotherapist?
A: Physiotherapists are specialists who assist people with injury, or disability to help restore full function, rehabilitation, mobility and strength.They are engaged in promoting health and maintainance of overall well being.
Q: When should I see a doctor and when should I see a physiotherapist?
A: Severe injuries require patients to visit an emergency physician for further medical or surgical mode of treatment. Both physiotherapists and doctors can diagnose several injuries and either can be referred depending on the range of factors. However, physiotherapists specialize in treating musculo-skeletal system related conditions by certified exercises.
Q: What is the difference between a physiotherapist and a physical therapist?
A: Both physiotherapist and physical therapist are interchangeable terms. Both kinds of people possess specific training to diagnose symptoms of injury, disability and illnesses and treat them by physical manipulation, exercises and heat therapy.
Q: Can a physiotherapist perform surgery?
A: Physiotherapists are not trained in performing surgery. However, physiotherapists can work along with other health professionals for providing rehabilitation services.
Q: Can physiotherapists prescribe medicines?
A: The right to prescribe medicines by physiotherapists vary across nations and their medical boards. Some physiotherapists may be licensed to prescribe certain groups of pain relieving medications.