Theme: Probing the Advancements and Technologies in Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation

Physiotherapy Meet 2018

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Physiotherapy Meet 2018

Conferenceseries Ltd is delight to invite you all to attend and register for the “6th world congress on physiotherapy and rehabilitation” scheduled for Nov 12-13, 2018 at Dubai, UAE. Physiotherapy and rehabilitation is an open platform to explore and gain knowledge in the field of medical science.This conference brings together engineers and physiotherapists, Medical and Physiotherapy Professional experts, Physiotherapists, Practitioners, Therapists and Treatment providers, relevant clinical applications in fields such as neurology,orthopedics, and respiratory physiotherapy to enable an international forum to explore the approved research.

The organising group is preparing for an energizing and accurate meeting program which incorporates entire addresses,symposia,workshops on an assortment of themes,notice introductions and different projects everywhere throughout the world.Conference Series  Ltd organizes a series of 1000+ Global Events inclusive of 300+ Conferences, 500+ Upcoming and Previous Symposiums and Workshops in Europe & Asia with support from 1000 more scientific societies and publishes 700+ Open access journals which contain over 30000 eminent personalities, reputed scientists as editorial board members.

Why to attend:

Aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of Physiotherapy and rehabilitation. Physiotherapy conference 2018 also gives the premier interdisciplinary gathering for researchers, practitioners and educators to exhibit and examine the latest  innovations, trends, and concerns, practical challenges encountered and the solutions embraced in the field of Physiotherapy and rehabilitation.

Target audience:

  • Physiotherapy Researchers                                            
  • Physiotherapy Faculty
  • Medical Colleges
  • Physiotherapy Associations and Societies
  • Business Entrepreneurs
  • Training Institutes
  • Manufacturing Medical Devices Companies
  • Data Management Companies
  • Physiotherapy Students, Scientists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Rehabilitation & Health
  • Care Professionals
  • Family Physicians
  • Sports Physicians
  • Other Medical Specialties
  • Neurologists & Neurosurgeons
  • Medical Insurance Representatives
  • Nurses



Track 1:Geriatric Rehabilitation:

Geriatric rehabilitation is the study of rehabilitation and physical therapy to treat the elderly people. The elderly people are prone to cardiovascular disease. Osteoporosis and osteoarthritis disorders like knee and hip replacements. Geriatric rehabilitation additionally have a role in intermediate care, where patients are alluded by a doctor's facility or family specialist, when there is a prerequisite to giving doctor's facility based here and now serious non-intrusive treatment went for the recuperation of musculoskeletal capacity, especially recuperation from joint, ligament, or tendon repair and, or, physical solution and recovery mind when elderly patients escape synchronizing with their  medication resulting in a deterioration of their personal health which reduces their ability to live independently.

Track 2:Pediatric Physiotherapy:

Pediatric physical therapy contains Physical therapists who are dedicated to provide customized care that helps children with developmental, neuromuscular and orthopedic conditions to restore and improve their development. It also aids in early identification of medical issues and uses different methods to provide physical therapy treatment to the disorders in the Pediatric population.

Track3: Mental Health Rehabilitation:

The main aim of mental health rehabilitation is to provide special treatment and help people with complex mental health needs to gain or regain skills as well as confidence to achieve the same kinds of goals in life as other citizens: to live as independently as possible; to engage in rewarding activity; to have good relationships with family and friends; to have adequate income to support these goals; and to participate in society. The study findings provide evidence for the clinical effectiveness of mental health rehabilitation services in supporting people to achieve and sustain community tenure and facilitate improvement in their social functioning. They promote and facilitate social inclusion for individuals with enduring mental illness by providing support and access to housing, employment and social/leisure activities in the community. Such activities reduce the burden on the families of those with severe and enduring mental health problems and potentially reduce the costs to society associated with lengthy hospital admissions and lack of productivity amongst this group.

Track4: Cardiac Physiotherapy:

Cardiovascular physiotherapy is a group-based mediation that joins physical, psychosocial and instructive parts to enhance results for people following a cardiac event. The physiotherapist has a main role in the physical and instructive segments of cardiovascular physiotherapy programs. Physiotherapists endorse individualized exercise projects and add to instruction programs on way of life changes, for example, smoking cessation. Cardiovascular physiotherapy programs are conveyed out in the public facilities, and in the group and home settings. Cardiovascular physiotherapy programs, in which a physiotherapist is midway included, are exceptionally powerful to improve the person's individual health outcomes.

Track5: Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation:

A musculoskeletal rehabilitation program is a specialist directed program intended for individuals with impairments or incapacities because of sickness, disorders, or damage to the muscles, ligaments, tendons, or bones. Musculoskeletal rehabilitation projects can regularly enhance the individual's capacity to work, decrease symptoms, and enhance the individual's well-being. Some of the conditions that may profit by musculoskeletal rehabilitation may incorporate Amputation, Back agony, Tendon tears, Bone tumors and so forth. Musculoskeletal rehabilitation program can be done on an inpatient or outpatient basis. The objective of rehabilitation is to help the patients come back to the most elevated amount of capacity and freedom conceivable, while enhancing the general personal satisfaction — physically, inwardly, and socially.

Track6: Stroke Physiotherapy:

A stroke happens when there is a sudden intrusion of blood stream to some portion of your cerebrum; this makes it quit working and harms mind cells. After a stroke you may have shortcoming or loss of motion on one side of your body or issues with moving and doing your regular exercises. To such patients physiotherapy is given to cure the sickness happened by stroke. Physiotherapy assumes a urgent part at each phase of the patient pathway, helping people to achieve their full physical potential and practical capacity and to reintegrate into society.

Track7: Vestibular Rehabilitation:

Vestibular rehabilitation (VR) or vestibular rehabilitation therapy (VRT) is a specialized form of therapy intended to alleviate both the primary and secondary problems caused by vestibular disorders. It is an exercise-based program primarily designed to reduce vertigo and dizziness, gaze instability, and/or imbalance and falls. For most people with a vestibular disorder the deficit is permanent because the amount of restoration of vestibular function is very small. However, after vestibular system damage, people can feel better and function can return through compensation. This occurs because the brain learns to use other senses like vision and somatosensory to substitute for the deficient vestibular system. The health of particular parts of the nervous system is brainstem and cerebellum, visual, and somatosensory sensations is important in determining the extent of recovery that can be gained through compensation. Symptoms due to vestibular disorders can diminish quality of life and impact all aspects of daily living.

Track8: Neurological Physiotherapy:

Neurological physiotherapy is an area which is focused on working with individuals who are suffering from neurological disorders. Common problems of patients with neurological disorders include paralysis, vision impairment, poor balance, inability to ambulate, and loss of functional independence. Therapists work with patients to treat these areas of dysfunction. A neurological physical therapist specializes in the evaluation and treatment of individuals with movement or functional problems due to disease or injury of the nervous system.

Track9: Psychiatric Rehabilitation:

The goal of psychiatric rehabilitation is to help disabled individuals to develop the emotional, social and intellectual skills needed to live, learn and work in the community with the least amount of professional support. The overall philosophy of psychiatric rehabilitation comprises two intervention strategies. The first strategy is individual-centred and aims at developing the patient's skills in interacting with a stressful environment. The second strategy is ecological and directed towards developing environmental resources to reduce potential stressors. Most disabled persons need a combination of both approaches. The refinement of psychiatric rehabilitation has achieved a point where it should be made readily available for every disabled person.

Track10: Human Kinesiology

Kinesiology is the logical investigation of human development and muscle function. Kinesiology tends to physiological, biomechanical, and mental dynamic standards and components of development. Uses of kinesiology to human health incorporate biomechanics and orthopedics; quality and conditioning; sport psychology; techniques for rehabilitation, for example, physical and occupational therapy; and game and exercise. Investigations of human and animal movement incorporate measures from movement following frameworks, electrophysiology of muscle and cerebrum action, different strategies for observing physiological capacity, and other social and cognitive research procedures.

Track11: Sports Injury Rehabilitation:

Sports injuries may happen in any part of the body, especially if your forte involves testing the laws of physics or gravity. The most common sports injuries tend to be fairly minor: bruises, sprains, strains, and more. Still, there are more serious injuries for athletes depending on the region and type of activity. Sports Injury Rehabilitation helps athletes effectively treat pain and return to normal function. We emphasize the importance of early injury recognition and treatment. In conjunction with receiving a course of treatment and flexibility exercises will be implemented. Progressive exercises where included in rehabilitation services to ensure the injury site which returns to fully functional state. Sports physiotherapy  treats a range of conditions including acute sports injuries, strains, sprains, muscle, tendon and ligament repairs, tendonitis, hand injuries, shoulder dislocation, foot or ankle dysfunction and surgery rehab.

Track12: Physiotherapy in Oncology and Palliative Care

"Physiotherapy in the field of oncology and palliative care is a constantly progressing and creating claim to fame, both in dangerous and non-unsafe infections”. Rehabilitation for the two gatherings of patients is currently perceived as a fundamental piece of the clinical pathway, as early diagnosis and new medicines are empowering patients to live more. It is by and large acknowledged that patients ought to approach a proper level of rehabilitation, with the goal that they can work at any rate level of dependency and improve their personal satisfaction, regardless of their life expectancy.

Track13: Acupuncture:

Acupuncture is an Alternative medicine in which thin needles are embedded into the body. It is a key part of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). Acupuncture effects are basically because of the Placebo effect. Lower back pain, cerebral pains and headaches, Arthritis pain and other joint torments can be dealt by this strategy

Track14: Manual Therapy:

Manual treatment is characterized as a clinical approach using particular hands-on strategies, including yet not restricted to manipulation/mobilization, utilized by the physical advisor to analyze and treat soft tissues and joint structures to modulate pain; increasing range of motion(ROM); reducing or eliminating with soft tissue irritation; initiating relaxation; enhancing contractile and non-contractile tissue repair, extensibility, or potentially steadiness; encouraging movement; and enhancing function.Manual treatment, or manipulative treatment, is a physical treatment fundamentally utilized by physical specialists, physiotherapists, word related advisors, chiropractors, rub specialists, athletic coaches, osteopaths, and osteopathic doctors to treat musculoskeletal pain and most ordinarily incorporates massaging and control of muscles, joint mobilization and joint manipulation.

Track15: Drug Rehabilitation:

"Drug rehabilitation help drug addicts prepare to re-enter society. Drug addiction changes a person’s behavior that which can affect in all aspects of his or her life including their work as well as relationships." In drug rehab, patients do their best to regain their normal lives in a safe and healthy way. There are many different types of drug rehabilitation facilities. Some specialize in helping patients with a specific drug addiction. Inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation facilities are also available.

Track16: Occupational Therapy:

The main purpose of occupational therapy is to facilitate the people to take part in the activities of everyday life. It is an allied health profession which is performed by therapists. Occupational therapist plays an important role in order to support people of all ages to overcome the effects of disability caused by illness, ageing or accident. Occupational Physiotherapy focused on client-centered care and providing optimal independence and satisfaction with performance, is an essential part of any comprehensive pain management program.The main goal of occupational therapy is primary health care.


Scope and importance:

Physiotherapy gives administrations to people and populaces to create, keep up, reestablish and improve wellbeing and capacity all through the life expectancy. This incorporates giving administrations to individuals imperiled by ageing, injury, illness or natural elements. Physiotherapy distinguishes and expands personal quality of life and development potential by utilizing the standards of advancement, prevention, treatment/intercession, habilitation and rehabilitation. This incorporates physical, mental, emotional, and social prosperity.

The Physiotherapy Services industry has profited from Dubai’s maturing populace and rising private medical coverage scope in the course of recent years. Numerous people born after WW2 have achieved retirement age and are winding up more vulnerable to wounds that require physiotherapy. Physiotherapy administrations have likewise turned out to be more moderate for family units in the course of recent years, as expendable salaries have developed. Industry income is gauge to ascend at an annualized 3.5% over the five years through 2016-17, to reach $1.6 billion. Somewhat lower income development of 2.8% is estimate for the present year.

The act of physiotherapy isn't restricted to clinical practice, and includes all parts that a physiotherapist may expect, for example, quiet/customer mind, health management, research, policy making, teaching and counseling, wherever there might be an issue of general health and safety. The Physical Therapy Rehabilitation Centers industry is made out of both inpatient and outpatient treatment offices that give physical, discourse pathology and occupational therapy services. In the five years to 2015, the industry has encountered income development because of the maturing populace and expanding acknowledgment of the advantages of physical theraphy administrations. The quantity of grown-ups matured 65 and more seasoned has likewise helped support industry income development amid the period since seniors will probably require physical therapy administrations on account of the expanded commonness of wounds, sicknesses and incessant conditions in that age gathering. The business has additionally profit by the extension of medicinal services scope under the Affordable Care Act. Over the five years to 2015, industry income is relied upon to increment at an annualized rate of 1.2% to $ 29.1 billion, including an expansion of 0.9% out of 2015 alone.

Why Dubai, UAE:

Dubai is situated on the Eastern shoreline of the Middle Eastern Landmass, in the south west corner of the Middle Eastern Bay. It is to a great degree surely understood for its warm neighbourliness and rich social legacy, and the Emirati individuals are inviting and liberal in their way to deal with guests. With year-round daylight, charming deserts, delightful shorelines, extravagant lodgings and shopping centres, captivating legacy attractions and a flourishing business group, Dubai gets a large number of recreation and business guests every year from around the globe. Dubai has numerous ecstatic Research Institutes and Medical Centers for the welfare of the being.

Global market analysis:

The worldwide physiotherapy equipment market is ready to reach $20,786.3 million by 2019 from $1,240.0 million of every 2014, at a CAGR of 6.8% from 2014 to 2019.The physiotherapy equipment showcase is fragmented based on items, applications, endusers, and geographies. Based on the sort of items, the physiotherapy equipment market is sectioned into equipment and accessories. The physiotherapy equipment section is additionally classified into hydrotherapy, cryotherapy, nonstop aloof movement (CPM), electric incitement, warm treatment, helpful activities, ultrasound, and others (laser treatment, wax treatment, and footing). physiotherapy equipments represented the biggest offer ~65% of the worldwide physiotherapy showcase in 2014.On the premise of uses, the physiotherapy equipment market is extensively ordered into cardiovascular and respiratory, musculoskeletal, neurology, pediatric, and others (sports, ladies wellbeing, and palliative care). Musculoskeletal is the biggest and quickest developing fragment of the physiotherapy gear advertise, by application. The extensive offer of this market can be ascribed to developing frequencies of cardiovascular issues, neurological clutters, and developing number of wounds and mishaps.


Physiotherapy services market can also be segmented based on the area specification of the therapy such as: Orthopedic, Geriatric, Cardiovascular and Pulmonary, Integumentary, Neurological, Pediatric, Women's health and Palliative care. Among all these, Orthopedics and geriatric physiotherapy services market accounted for the largest share of the total market. Also, increasing geriatric population that usually suffers from mobility, disability and joint problems due to weak bones is also expected to propel the demand for availing physiotherapy to increase the quality of life.











Target audience:

  • Physiotherapy Researchers                                             
  • Physiotherapy Faculty
  • Medical Colleges
  • Physiotherapy Associations and Societies
  • Business Entrepreneurs
  • Training Institutes
  • Manufacturing Medical Devices Companies
  • Data Management Companies
  • Physiotherapy Students, Scientists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Rehabilitation & Health
  • Care Professionals
  • Family Physicians
  • Sports Physicians
  • Other Medical Specialties
  • Neurologists & Neurosurgeons
  • Medical Insurance Representatives
  • Nurses











Associations and societies

Asia pacific :

Singapore  physiotherapy association

physiotherapy association New Zealand

Indian association of physiotherapy

Korean physical therapist association

Indonesian  physiotherapy association

Nepal physiotherapy association

Japanese physical therapy association

Taiwan Physical Therapy Association Congress

Middle East:

Egypt physical therapy association

Kuwait physical therapy association

Omani Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Association

Turkish Physiotherapy Association

Syrian Physical Therapy Association


Canadian Physiotherapy Association’s (CPA) 

Maryland physical therapy association

New jersey physical therapy association

Kentucky physical therapy association

Massachusetts physical therapy association

Michigan physical therapy association

Minnesota physical therapy association

American physical therapy association

Ontario Physiotherapy Association        


Australian  physiotherapy association

International associations of health care practitioners

Danish  physiotherapist  association

German association of physiotherapist

Irish society of chartered physiotherapist

World confederation for physical therapy

Norwegian physiotherapy association

Physiotherapy Association of Trinidad & Tobago

List of Physiotherapy Universities around the World

  • Johns Hopkins University
  • University of Queensland
  • Harvard University
  • Monash University
  • University of Oxford
  • University of Cambridge
  • Stanford University
  • University of Cape Town
  • Fatma College of Health Sciences 
  • Yale University
  • Imperial College London
  • Ain Shams University
  • University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
  • University of Southern California
  • University of Delaware
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • Washington University in St. Louis
  • University of Iowa
  • U.S. Army-​Baylor University

Related conferences:

International Conference on Physical Education, Sports Medicine and Doping Studies, August 8-9, 2018 Osaka, Japan

8th World Physiotherapists and Physicians Summit, August 15-16, 2018 Tokyo, Japan

South African Neurological Rehabilitation Association and Southern African Spinal Cord Association Joint Congress, August 23-25, 2018 Riversands Incubation Hub, Gauteng, South Africa

4th International Anesthesia and Pain Medicine Conference, September 17-18. 2018 Dubai, UAE

MENA Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Congress, November 1-3, 2018 Conrad Dubai





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