The Value of Physiotherapy to Primary Health Care in Saskatchewan

Primary health care (PHC) refers to an approach to health care that includes all services that play a part in health, such as income, housing, education and environment. Primary care is the first point of contact with the health care system and is an element within PHC that focuses on health care services, including health promotion, illness and injury prevention, and the diagnosis and treatment of illness and injury.

Physiotherapists are well positioned to take on an increased role in PHC models in Saskatchewan.

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