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Sunday August 23rd 2015

 

NATIONAL SURVEY BY PHYSIOTHERAPISTS SHOWS ALARMING LACK OF KNOWLEDGE RE OBESITY AND BENEFITS OF EXERCISE TO HUMAN HEALTH

82% of the population not aware that 30mins of moderate exercise five times a week is the minimum amount needed for a healthy lifestyle

Thanks to my Physio Campaign 2015

The ISCP is delighted to be celebrating World Physiotherapy Day (WPD) on this coming September 8th 2015. The day is an opportunity for Chartered Physiotherapists from all over the world to raise awareness about the crucial contribution the profession makes to keeping people well, mobile and independent.

Thanks to my Physio Campaign 2015

The ISCP is delighted to be taking part in World Physiotherapy Day (WPD) on this coming September 8th 2015. The day is an opportunity for Chartered Physiotherapists from all over the world to raise awareness about the crucial contribution the profession makes to keeping people well, mobile and independent.

Irish Times - 7th August 2015

Irish Times article about the dangers of sitting at a desk all day and the benefits of standing

Click here to read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/business/work/workers-should-not-stand-having-...

World Physical Therapy Day is on 8th September 2015. The day is an opportunity for physiotherapists from all over the world to raise awareness about the crucial contribution the profession makes to keeping people well, mobile and independent.

Independent.ie - 14th July 2015

Back pain is so prevalent that it costs the country more than cancer and diabetes treatment combined, but there are many myths circulating about the condition. A Chartered Physiotherapist was asked to shed some light on the common ailment

Click here to read the article: http://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/15-things-you-didnt-know...

Connacht Tribune - 12th July 2015

The Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists (ISCP) is concerned that University Hospital Galway may displace physiotherapists for extra beds.

The ISCP claims that UHG has now revealed that it may decide to displace the Physiotherapy department for a number of extra beds despite warnings from trade union Impact that the move could risk breaching HIQA standards.

the42.ie - 8th July 2015

Chartered Physiotherapist Domhnaill Fox assesses the world number one’s road to recovery. Click here to view article: http://www.the42.ie/rory-mcilroy-ankle-injury-2204993-Jul2015/?utm_source=shortlink

Dr Emma Stokes, Associate Professor in Physiotherapy in Trinity College Dublin, was elected today as President of the World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT) at the WCPT Congress in Singapore and is the first Irish Chartered Physiotherapist ever to achieve this prestigious global post.

Press Release

Members of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists will join physiotherapists around the world to celebrate World Physiotherapy Day today (8th September 2014).

The theme of World Physiotherapy Day for 2014 is ‘Fit to take part’ which highlights the role which physiotherapists play in helping people with long-term illnesses or disabilities to become independent and fulfil their potential.

One such person is Katie O Brien.

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