Congress news articles

The following articles relating to WCPT 2017 are available for re-print.

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.

Maximising your use of social media

01 Jul 2017

Social media offers a great way to connect with others at the WCPT Congress, while sharing your experience with the physical therapy family around the world.

Ten things to do in and around Cape Town

01 Jul 2017

The WCPT Congress offers the opportunity to explore South Africa’s legislative capital. From hiking to Table Mountain to visiting notorious Robben Island, here are ten ideas to get you started.

Ten tips for a great WCPT Congress

21 Jun 2017

Delegates are preparing for one of the best congresses yet. These tips can help you get the most out of the event, and return to practice inspired, energised and informed.

Class of 1969 set to reunite in Cape Town

21 Jun 2017

Physical therapists from the 1969 class at the University of the Witwatersrand will celebrate a fifth reunion when they meet once more at the WCPT Congress.