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This is where you will find all of the latest in IFOMPT news.  Keep checking frequently.
RIP Freddy Kaltenborn

It is with a heavy heart that I inform you of the passing of one of the founders and champions of IFOMPT and OMT worldwide, Freddy Kaltenborn. I am pleased to share the tribute written by one of our other founders, Dr. Stanley Paris.
Ken Olson, IFOMPT President

 IFOMPT Conference 2020
The IFOMPT 2020 Website is now up and running - See here for all the details and update.

We are happy to announce that Karen Dubrow is the winner of the first complimentary ticket to the IFOMPT 2020 Conference in Melbourne #ifomptdownunder. Congratulations to Karen!!Have a look at her winning video at https://youtu.be/RTtmOv9KXlU  and https://youtu.be/YBwXk4HdQTU 
IFOMPT Meetings Geneva, Switzerland - May 2019
IFOMPT will be hosting Membership Day at the NH Geneva Airport Hotel in Geneva, Switzerland from 9 am to 5pm on 10 May 2019 at the time of the WCPT Congress.  
We will have a Trade Stand at the WCPT Congress- come and learn all about IFOMPT at Trade Stand T17 and be in line to win some cool prizes.

Other News and Information
TNNews Interview by Emma Stokes, Ken Olson, Efosa Guobadia, Renee Songer and Elijah Freeman on World Physiotherapy Day and what it means to be a Physiotherapist
Physical therapists join call to stop ‘ineffective and damaging’ low back pain treatment

Cauda Equina Syndrome Information and Resources
Video on cauda equina syndrome for clinicians describing the latest evidence and how to identify and what symptoms to act on

Cauda equina Credit Cards

The MACP has translated the Cauda Equina Syndrome (CES) warning credit card into several languages which are available on the IFOMPT website which you are welcome to download and use for patients you may suspect could develop CES. This initiative has been used in the UK to empower patients to act on signs and symptoms of CES so that timely intervention can take place preventing life changing consequences.
The translated credit cards are available at in the Publications and Resources section of this website

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