Health condition refers to disease (acute or chronic), disorder, injury or trauma. A health condition may also include other circumstances such as pregnancy, ageing, stress, congenital anomaly, or genetic predisposition. Rehabilitation thus maximizes people’s ability to live, work and learn to their best potential. Evidence also suggests that rehabilitation can reduce the functional difficulties associated with ageing and improve quality of life
Rehabilitation Medicine includes Rehab Doctors, other medical specialists (psychiatrists, Geriatrists, Orthopedic surgeons…). Country limited limitation of workforce, Doctors and PT replacing this role.
Therapy includes PT, OT, ST, PO, SW, Technicians…
AT includes Prostheses, Orthosese, Wheelchairs, Crutches, … In some countries assistive devices are part of the health care and are provided through he health care system.