The primary goal of a physical therapist is to prevent as well as treat motor difficulties that may arise after trauma or from other causes, such as postural imbalances and musculoskeletal disorders. When unhealthy habits, often postural ones, are identified that may one day develop into diseases, prevention work can be done.

Instead, in athletes, prevention is strengthening individual cognition and targeted muscular strength to ward off unfortunate events. In reality, there aren’t many people who visit a physiotherapist in an effort to prevent harm. Yet, many of them come to him after experiencing pain and, consequently, after the onset of a disease. At this point, treatment is the focus rather than prevention.