advanced physiotherapist


Advanced physiotherapists are highly specialised. They make complex decisions and manage risks in unpredictable contexts and within a defined area. They may focus on a specific area of clinical practice, education, research or professional management.

Alternative label

  • senior occupational health physiotherapist

  • lead remedial physiotherapist

  • clinical lead physiotherapist

  • senior specialist physiotherapist

  • senior physiotherapist

  • lead neuromusculoskeletal physiotherapist

  • lead respiratory physiotherapist

  • specialist physiotherapist

  • lead neuromuscular physiotherapist

  • physiotherapy manager

  • physiotherapy team leader

  • lead manipulative physiotherapist

  • lead neurological physiotherapist

  • physiotherapy team lead

  • lead occupational physiotherapist

  • lead cardiovascular physiotherapist

  • physiotherapy lead

Regulatory aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database:


Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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