World Physical Therapy Day 2009 activities - Spain

The Asociación Española de Fisioterapeutas issued a press release to celebrate World Physical Therapy Day using the ‘Movement for Health’ theme.

The association acknowledged World Physical Therapy Day as an opportunity to recognise and promote the work that physiotherapists have developed with their patients and the wider society. The Spanish association additionally wished to echo WCPT’s message of asserting the importance of physical activity and the impact physical therapists may have in combating lifestyle diseases, including obesity, diabetes and heart disease.