Department of Physiotherapy
Physiotherapy (Greek physis nature and therapy - treatment) - a section of clinical medicine; studies the mechanism of action of natural (sunlight, air, water, therapeutic mud) and artificial physical factors (electricity, magnetic field, artificial light sources, ultrasound, etc.) and develops methods of their treatment and prevention.< br>
Qad. Eastern countries, especially Greece and Cad. In Rome, natural factors were used for healing (especially the sun and mineral water). By the 18th century, with the development of physics and the discovery of electricity, F. appeared, mainly electrotherapy. Later, physical factors such as galvanic current (galvanization, electrophoresis), asymmetric alternating current (franklinization), high-frequency current (darsonvalization, diathermy) were discovered and began to be used in medical practice..