Iranian Physiotherapy Association
The Iranian Physiotherapy Association, in collaboration with its West Azarbayejan branch, celebrated World Physical Therapy Day on 8th September in Urmia, Iran.
The event started with the distribution of the World Physical Therapy Day posters and infographics translated into Farsi, encouraging people to stay as active as possible.
Physical therapists, wearing "Movement for Health" t-shirts, then took part in a walk through the city where they were also joined by members of the public. The day’s events ended with a speech by the President of the Iranian Association (Prof. Mohammad A Mohseni Bandpei) on the role and effect of physical activity in improving quality of life and preventing non-communicable diseases. Finally, a celebration cake was eaten.
Tehran Association Physiotherapy Province
The President of the Tehran Association Physiotherapy Province went to the mountains in the north of Tehran to mark World Physical Therapy Day and this year’s “Physical Activity for Life” campaign.
Iranian Haemophilia Society
The head of the physiotherapy section of the Iranian Haemophilia Society celebrated World Physical Therapy Day with her haemophiliac patients, who congratulated her for the improvements in their health due to physiotherapy.