Malaysia

INTI International University

INTI World Physiotherapy Day 7.0 successfully achieved a total of 596 participants in the three days with the theme “Motion is Medicine”. There was a total of 26 committee members and 88 students from the physiotherapy programme recruited as helpers. This event would not have been possible without all their contributions. There was a total of 7 health check stations, including wellness checking (BMI, waist to hip ratio, blood pressure), sit and reach, postural screening, balance, cardiorespiratory (step up test), consultation and exercise demonstration. Every year, the planning committee of the INTI World Physio Day will try to improve from the previous years. This year, to further promote and educate the public on physiotherapy, a gallery section was also added, showcasing softboards with info on “Physiotherapy”, “Branches of Physiotherapy”, “Modalities” and “Lower Back Pain”. Moreover, there was a total of 20 participants in a beep test competition. Cash prizes were given to the top 3 winners of the competition. In addition to that, a Push-Up Mini Game was held in INTI International College Subang on the third day of the event. There was a total of 20 participants and a cash prize was given to the participant who could do the most pushups in one minute. In addition, a total of 430 free goodie bags were distributed to the participants.

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Regency Specialist Hospital

Regency Specialist Hospital, Johor, Malaysia celebrated World Physiotherapy Day on 7th September 2018.  The physio team carried out a programme in the hospital to celebrate and create awareness on the important role of physiotherapy in society.

On the day of event, we started off with an opening speech by our CEO, which was followed by a Zumba Dance by the Physio Team. After that, our hospital consultants shared their knowledge in Rehab medicine and Lower back pain. Our physiotherapist also educate the participants on their neck & knee care. A total of 120 participants consisting of clinical and non clinical staff, doctors, patients and public took part in the event.

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Gleneagles Kuala Lumpur

On 13th October the Rehabilitation Team of Gleneagles KL organized a day filled with fun programmes following the Theme (Physical Therapy and Mental Health) set by the World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT). Activities included:

  • Zumba
  • Talk on “Physiotherapy and Mental Health” and launching of Weight Loss Program for 3 Lucky Staff
  • Games
  • Circle of Wellness – using musical instrument to improve coordination and focus

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