Policy statement: Physical therapist practice specialisation

The World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT) supports member organisations’ leadership and advocacy to influence national policies on practice , where such is considered by them to benefit the public and the profession by promoting high standards of . In line with the WCPT policy statement on advanced physical therapy practice, practice specialisation needs to be distinguished from . While physical therapists who are advanced practitioners are normally specialists; specialist physical therapists may not be advanced practitioners. 

To help implement this policy, we have produced the WCPT guideline for physical therapist practice specialisation.

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