Employment opportunities for physiotherapists are tremendous. A physiotherapist could be employed in the rehabilitation departments of hospitals, under the central and state governments, municipal corporations and private bodies, the Institute of the physically handicapped, medical rehabilitation centers, health institutions and defense medical establishments. Physiotherapists can also apt for teaching, while those with adequate capital can establish private clinics of their own.

Future prospectus: currently there is a lot of demand for physiotherapists in the U.S.A, Canada and Australia. In India too the demand is rapidly increasing, it is estimated that one physiotherapists is required per 10,000 people. At present there are only 5,000 qualified physiotherapists so the demand for trained professionals can only be imagined.

Moreover, the sedentary urban life styles and lack of exercise brings on a whole gamut or body aches and pains, which requires the assistance of specialized physiotherapists. The growing awareness of the role of physiotherapy can play in enabling the physically handicapped to lead productive lives has also increased the demand for trained professionals.
Career Trends (where you get job)
  • Hospitals
  • Nursing Homes
  • Community Health Centres
  • Community Rehabilitation Centres
  • Spastic Society
  • Stroke Rehabilitation Centres
  • Spinal Cord Injury Centres
  • Special schools for physically and mentally challenged
  • Old age Home
  • Private practices.
  • Maternity Homes
  • Antenatal Wellness Centres
  • Physiotherapy Institutes
  • Higher studies(in specialized area)