Help me to find an OMPT in X country as I am travelling or a patient of mine has relocated
It is recommended that you contact the IFOMPT Member Organisation in the country where you are trying to find a qualified OMPT. A list of all MOs and the delegates representing each country is included in the About Us
section of the IFOMPT website. Just click on the country name and you will be forwarded to the relevant information.
I am a patient, what is OMPT and what does it do for me- why should I ask to see an OMPT?
Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy is a specialised area of physiotherapy / physical therapy for the management of neuro-musculoskeletal conditions, based on clinical reasoning, using highly specific treatment approaches including manual techniques and therapeutic exercises.
What is IFOMPT and where does it fit into the global healthcare setup?
The International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Physical Therapists Incorporated (IFOMPT) represents groups of Manipulative Physical Therapists around the world who have completed stringent post-registration/post-graduation specialisation programs in the field of neuro-musculoskeletal disorders. IFOMPT actively encourages improved patient management by its Standards Document and by actively endorsing evidence-based practice. IFOMPT was formed in 1974 and is a subgroup of World Physiotherapy.