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A CIU Academic said Physiotherapy is a profession that the need for it is increasing in the World and in Our Country

Dr. Özge Özalp, the Acting Director of the Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Department, Faculty of Health Sciences, Cyprus International University (CIU) stated that the 8th of September, which is the anniversary of the establishment of the World Physiotherapy Confederation, is celebrated all over the world and in our country as "Physiotherapy Day" and she said physiotherapy is a profession that the need for it is increasing in the world and in our country in recent years.

Özalp said that physiotherapy is a profession that human relations is at the forefront and to return the person to a normal life it increases the quality of life of a person by using versatile physiotherapy approaches in the treatment of all kind of injury that may cause movement disorder and functional disorders.

Dr. Özge Özalp also mentioned the professional fields of physiotherapy and she said they are a healthcare professional that has profession autonomy and deals with injury, illness, inborn disability, locomotor system disorders or pain and function disorder due to other conditions or does profession specific assessment by using evaluation and research methods and plans and implements physiotherapy and rehabilitation programmes.

Özge Özalp stated that they aim to educate physiotherapists, who are young, dynamic, has human and ethical values, ​​considering the needs of the society in the field of physiotherapy and rehabilitation.

Dr. Özge Özalp said "I congratulate the 8th of September World Physiotherapy Day of physiotherapists " that add movement into people’s life to have a better life and she added “I wish the physiotherapist profession, which is considered as the profession of future, reaches to a brighter and more contemporary level in all aspects.

Last updated: 10-09-2018