Welcome to IPTOP We are the International Association of Physiotherapists working with Older People. IPTOP represents national special interest groups (SIG) of physiotherapists working with older people. IPTOP strives to be the international resource for physiotherapists working in older adult healthcare. Read more
By 2025 there will be an estimated 800 million older people in the world, with the fastest growth being in developing countries. The unique knowledge, skills and experience of physiotherapists places them in a pivotal position to influence the health and function of older people.
IPTOP strives to support professional development to improve physiotherapy practice with older adults around the world. We do this by working to host forums and workshops at World Physiotherapy Congresses, as well as sharing information on upcoming educational events and conferences around the world.Read more
14 December 2022
As a healthcare provider, you can use CDCâ€™s STEADI initiative to help reduce fall risk among your older patients. Learn more about STEADI and discover resources to help you integrate fall prevention...Read more
26 October 2022
This seminar is designed to help physiotherapists understand the benefits, training principles, and safety issues of training with intensity when working with older adults. Indeed, choosing the correc...Read more