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WCPT Congress wins Incredible Impacts award

15 Nov 2017

The 2017 WCPT Congress in Cape Town has won an Incredible Impacts award for its range of outstanding legacy activities that have benefitted Africa and the wider community.  

Top Software Scientists Support International Rehab Initiative

10 Nov 2017

Scientists and software engineers at CERN in Geneva are collaborating with voluntary organisation Developing Physio to provide rehab skills and education in remote communities and low-income countries including Nepal, Burma and India.

WCPT pays tribute to Inger Brøndsted

25 Sep 2017

WCPT is sad to announce the passing of Inger Brøndsted, who served as the WCPT Executive Committee member for the European Region (1999-2003) and WCPT Vice President (2003-07).

Joy in Work - An Essential Resource

11 Sep 2017

By Emma K Stokes, WCPT President

‘In Sweden we’ve set a goal. We want to develop from a professional organisation that has to chase to be listened to, into an organisation which is constantly in demand, and obvious to the authorities.’
- Stefan Jutterdal

Exercise programmes can reduce fall rates

04 Jul 2017

Systematic reviews show that older people who exercise have 21% fewer falls than controls – and in some clinical groups exercise programmes can halve fall rates.

The gift of congress: bursaries that change lives

02 Jul 2017

Nineteen physical therapists from 14 countries have received bursaries enabling them to attend the WCPT Congress in Cape Town – and the results could be career changing, they believe.

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