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About the specialty group
The International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Physical Therapists (IFOMPT) aims to promote and maintain the high standards of specialist education and clinical practice in manual/musculoskeletal physiotherapists.
The group promotes and facilitates
They work towards international conformity of educational
The IFOMPT’s vision is:
- worldwide promotion of excellence and unity in clinical and academic standards for manual/musculoskeletal physiotherapists
- to be responsive to the information needs of all manual/musculoskeletal physiotherapists
- fostering, co-ordinating and promoting the
specialisationof manual/musculoskeletal physiotherapy
The IFOMPT website is continually being developed to help members stay up to date with current international research and will soon have discussion forums for international manual therapy issues.
The standards committee has now monitored five countries as part of its international monitoring, implemented to ensure countries continue to meet the manual
IFOMPT is establishing an education committee to develop manual therapy practice and infrastructure in North and South America. An equivalent for Europe has been very valuable for orthopaedic manual therapy groups to communicate and share knowledge and friendship.