Welcome Message

Amal Alshamlan, MS, PT
President of the Emirates
Physiotherapy Society
Chairman of the Conference

Dear Colleagues,

I would like to welcome you to the 7th Emirates Physiotherapy Conference – PhysioUAE 2020. As we continue to work toward the professional development of our colleagues in the UAE & the region , we are delighted to organize this event. We are keen to highlight the latest research outcomes in the field of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy and continue to invite renowned researchers and speakers to share their knowledge.

The Emirates Physiotherapy Conference is a great opportunity to gain knowledge as well as skills through the pre/post conference hands on workshops. This is essential to deliver effective healthcare outcomes and ultimately meet our patients’ expectations.

Join PhysioUAE 2020 to hear world-class researchers and clinicians in the field of musculoskeletal and physiotherapy. Meet your colleagues and connect with various resources that you may need in your practice. Moreover, the organizers of exhibition at the conference work hard to bring latest technologies and equipment in physiotherapy practice.

We would like to encourage you all to become part of this meeting and reach the ultimate aim of successful learning and networking.


Andry Vleeming


Ghent University


Bara Alsalaheen

Associate Professor and Associate Director for Research

University of Michigan


Chris Bleakley


Ulster University


Christopher McCarthy

Reader in Physiotherapy and Consultant Physiotherapist

Manchester School of Physiotherapy


Emma Stokes


World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT)


Ina Diener

Physiotherapy Clinician and Part-time Lecturer

Stellenbosch University

South Africa

Jeremy Lewis

Professor and Consultant Physiotherapist

University of Hertfordshire


Laura Finucane

Consultant Physiotherapist and Vice President

The International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Physical Therapists (IFOMPT)


Michael Skovdal Rathleff

Associate Professor

Center for General Practice at Aalborg University


2018 Highlights

 conference objectives

  • Update on best available evidence in the field of musculoskeletal physiotherapy and rehabilitation
  • Application of the recent research outcomes in the clinical practice
  • Encourage physiotherapist and related healthcare professionals to update their knowledge in the field
  • Provide a meeting for physiotherapist and related health care professionals to share the knowledge and ideas at an academic, conceptual and clinical level.
  • To promote high standards of Physiotherapy profession among policy makers, and its impact on health outcome

 Who Should Attend

  • Physiotherapists
  • Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Rehabilitation & Health
    Care Professionals
  • Family Physicians
  • Students
  • Sports Physicians
  • Other Medical Specialties
  • Neurologists & Neurosurgeons
  • Medical Insurance Representatives
  • Nurses

Abstract Topics

  • Updates in Patellofemoral Pain.
  • Updates in Spine and SIJ Management
  • Implications of Combined Movements
  • Concussion in Sport
  • Sports Injuries and Rehabilitation.
  • Updates in Shoulder Pain, Contributing Factors and Management
  • Advances in Prevention and Management of Ankle Injuries.

About the Venue

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Join Physio UAE 2020 to hear World-class Researchers and Clinicians

Emirates Physiotherapy Society has been striving toward creating such opportunities and the
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