Portugal

Several activities took place in Portugal to celebrate World Physical Therapy Day 2013.

The Coimbra Health School (Physiotherapy Program) and Sensing Future Technologies offered a screening of risk of falls as well as opportunities to talk to physiotherapists and discover more about the profession.

The Nossa Senhora do Rosário Hospital, Barreiro, Portugal carried out the following activities under the “Fit for the future” theme.

  • Posters were exhibited in the main hall of the hospital.
  • A walk was organized by the city park, where an exercise class also took place for a selected group of patients (approximately 30).