IAAPT members

A list of the current members of the International Acupuncture Association of Physical Therapists (IAAPT), plus details on joining the subgroup.

Current members

Why join?

By becoming a member of IAAPT you will be able to:

  • benefit from international networking
  • join IAAPT webinars every two months
  • influence developments in your profession
  • receive regular information through Meridian worldwide (IAAPT newsletter)
  • get links to information sources
  • contribute to the direction of training and get training information
  • engage in the debates over acupuncture mechanisms
  • help establish a foundation for good research, relevant to acupuncture as it used by physiotherapists


IAAPT has four categories of membership:

  • Full membership – An acupuncture clinical interest group recognised by their own physiotherapy association. The association needs to be a full member of World Physiotherapy.
  • Member elect – An acupuncture clinical interest group who are applying for recognition by their physiotherapy association, or where the physiotherapy association is not yet a member of World Physiotherapy.
  • Associate – Individual physiotherapists.
  • Honorary – Awarded to individuals who have supported the work of IAAPT and have given outstanding service to the development of acupuncture in physiotherapy.

Only full members have the right to vote on constitutional resolutions.

Students are welcome to become associate members.

If you require a membership application form please contact our secretary at [email protected]

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