Lithuania

The Vilniaus kolegija /University of Applied Sciences the Faculty of Health Care in Lithuania celebrated World Physical Therapy Day 2015 on 9th September.

Future physiotherapists - students of the physiotherapy study programme, teachers and all others were warmly welcomed by the Minister of Health of Lithuania, Rimantė Šalaševičiūtė. "If you want to stay healthy - move" - was the wish of the Minister. All participants moved together with the Nordic walking instructor Andrius Jelaga. They had a lesson of Nordic walk and then walked around.

Celebration of World Physical Therapy Day has already become a tradition at the Faculty of Health Care. Every year it is organised by the Rehabilitation department staff and students. This year, with the initiative to walk and move drew public attention and encouraged the local community to follow the example - be physically active, move, take care of your health and stay healthy.