Policy statement: Description of physical therapy

The World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT) advocates that the profession of is responsible for articulating the profession’s and defining the roles of physical therapists. National physical therapy associations are responsible for defining physical therapy and physical therapists’ roles relevant to their nation’s service delivery needs, ensuring that they are consistent with accepted international set out by WCPT. National physical therapy associations have a responsibility to seek support for legislation//, which defines the distinctive and autonomous nature of physical therapy practice, including the profession’s scope of practice. 

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