Physiotherapy is the area of clinical medicine studying the curative properties of natural and artificial physical factors and developing methods for their use in therapeutic and prophylactic purposes. Part of physiotherapy includes: hydrotherapy (see), thermal treatment (see), fisioterapia. The latter include: aeroionotherapy (see), gidrokarbonatnye, aerosol (see), vibrotherapy (see), phototherapy (see), electrotherapy (see). Physiotherapy is directly related to physics, chemistry, electrical engineering, electronics, mechanics, Biophysics, biochemistry and balneology (see) and clinical disciplines.