World Physical Therapy Day

World Physical Therapy Day takes place every year on 8th September. The day is an opportunity for physical therapists from all over the world to raise awareness about the crucial contribution the profession makes to keeping people well, mobile and independent.

WCPT has produced a complete package of resources to help physical therapists plan and publicise events and campaignserapy Day. This toolkit includes ideas, practical advice, information about the benefits of physical therapy, posters, leaflets, logos, banners and press releases. There is also a resource list for facts, research findings, statistics and articles to help you demonstrate the contribution of physical therapists.

There are French and Spanish translations of many of the resources.

Theme and message

The overarching theme for World Physical Therapy Day each year is Movement for Health. 

World Physical Therapy Day toolkit

WCPT's complete package of resources to help physical therapists plan and publicise events for World Physical Therapy Day.  It includes ideas, practical advice, information about the benefits of physical therapy, posters, leaflets, logos, banners and press releases.

Activities

WCPT holds reports of World Physical Therapy Day activities organised by member organisations back to 2009.