Physical factors constantly affect the human body and are to some extent physiological irritants. Their use for therapeutic purposes is called physiotherapy. Physical factors force certain organs and organ systems to function more actively, thus helping to restore its normal state, which has been disrupted by illness or any injury, trauma. The result is determined by the adequacy of the effect, the dosage of the organ or tissue on which the physical factor is to be treated for therapeutic purposes. That is why the following groups are divided according to the nature of the action - rehabilitation therapy and physiotherapy. Which includes the following treatment methods: manual therapy, phonophoresis, electrophoresis, quantum therapy, laser therapy, myostimulation, pressotherapy, cavitation, cryolipolysis. Alternative medicine-ozone therapy, reflexology, hirudotherapy, plasmoplasty. There are positive effects of physiotherapy procedures - it raises blood pressure, improves blood circulation, speeds up recovery and metabolism, helps the body to regulate nervous disorders, increases work capacity, has a relaxing effect. Physiotherapy - reduces the risk of complications, rehabilitation period, increases the interval between remission and exacerbation of chronic diseases. Physiotherapy is an excellent preventative measure.