Prevention & wellbeing (DS-07)


In some countries prevention and wellbeing are core elements of the physiotherapy scope of practice. In others, this field might be of bounds and not deemed a serious element of the profession.

This session will explore the different aspects and nuances of this topic and related issues. Brace yourself for a lively discussion!


  • Identify areas of physiotherapy practice that may not have been explored enough in the past
  • Discuss whether the shift of the scope of practice is beneficial for the profession
  • Explore experiences from different cultural and health care settings
  • Explore the topic through a lifespan approach

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