Lorimer Moseley from Australia convened a focused symposium on chronic pain at the WCPT Congress in Singapore.

Could this be your chance to run a key WCPT Congress session?

03 Dec 2015

Could this be your chance to run one of the key sessions for the WCPT Congress in Cape Town, South Africa in 2017? WCPT is inviting recognised experts in their fields to submit proposals for focused symposia – sessions which are central to the congress programme and which explore cutting edge topics.

WCPT Look Forward Together: global reach widens

01 Dec 2015

Nearly 700 people have responded to WCPT’s third poll as part of its strategic plan consultation – and the Confederation is encouraging new contributions as more translations of the poll questions become available.

Stefan Jutterdal from the Swedish Physiotherapy Association talks about the consultation in a new video

WCPT Look Forward Together: poll number three will look at action

16 Nov 2015

What actions do you think WCPT should take over the next four years? With the first two online polls in the WCPT Look Forward Together consultation about to close, a new poll will be posted at the end of this week asking for your views about priorities for action.

Knowledge resources in spinal injuries grow

19 Oct 2015

A new web-based content creation project on spinal cord injuries (SCI) is drawing in physical therapists from around the world to build a new resource for the profession and the SCI community.

WHO's new framework for ageing puts the emphasis on activity

07 Oct 2015

The World Health Organization has published a new framework for public health action on ageing around the world, rejecting the stereotype of older people as frail and dependent. At the same time, it is consulting on a new action plan on ageing and health – and WCPT is encouraging physical therapists to take part.

Massive response to World PT Day

09 Sep 2015

Thousands of physical therapists around the world got in the spirit of World Physical Therapy Day – organising activities, talking to the public, engaging in debate and celebrating the profession’s achievement.

Emma Stokes pictured during the WCPT General Meeting in Singapore in April

How we can fulfil the potential of our profession

07 Sep 2015

By Emma Stokes, WCPT President

As World Physical Therapy Day has approached, I have been thinking a lot about its theme, “Fulfilling potential”, and how we as a community work together to fulfil the potential of our profession.


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