Founded in 1951, World Physiotherapy (previously known as the World Confederation for Physical Therapy) is the sole international voice for physiotherapy, representing more than 670,000 physiotherapists worldwide through its 122 member organisations. World Physiotherapy operates as a non-profit organisation and is registered as a charity in the UK.
World Physiotherapy believes that every individual is entitled to the highest possible standard of culturally appropriate healthcare delivered in an atmosphere of trust and respect for human dignity, and underpinned by sound clinical reasoning and scientific evidence. It is committed to furthering the physiotherapy profession and improving global health through:
World Physiotherapy operates with a staff team of fifteen people.