India

College of Physiotherapy, Sumandeep University

World Physical Therapy Day 2013 was observed by the College Of Physiotherapy, Sumandeep University on 7th September 2013. The college organised several events under this year’s “Fit for the Future” theme including:

  • poster presentation
  • drawing competition
  • debate

 

School of Physiotherapy, RK University

On 8th September, 2013, students and faculties of the School of Physiotherapy organised a walkathon under the “Fit for the Future” theme. More than 250 supporters including medical staff, clinical physiotherapists, and members of the public actively participated. Students and faculties of the School of Physiotherapy arranged several health and fitness challenges along the way to raise general awareness on health and wellness. A symposium on soft tissue injuries and management was also held.

 

Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences

The Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences carried out several activities to mark World Physical Therapy Day 2013.

  • A free paediatric haemophilia camp took place giving screening advice and home exercise programmes for knee arthrosis and elbow pain.
  • Free geriatric physiotherapy camp.

 

Several reports of activities held were also received from individuals and groups of physical therapists across the country. This included a conference and post-conference workshop on the Mulligan concept by the Physiotherapy Practitioners Association of Madurai in which.500 physiotherapists and students participated.