Neuromotor impaiment media coverage.
On Saturday November the 25th, JPTS concluded a two day course titled “ Neuromotor impairment evaluation and treatment” which was held in AL Fanar Hotel. The course was conducted by Dr. Ehab Al Waly from Egypt and covered both theoretical and practical aspects.
The Jordanian Physiotherapy Society celebrated the World physiotherapy day on Thursday 12th pf October at the Grassa Hotel in Amman.
The President of the society, Dr. Alia Alghwiri reviewed the role of the society in the development of the physiotherapy profession in Jordan through scientific courses and free medical days, adopting a scientific journal and concluding agreements with local, regional and international organizations.
Dr. Mahmoud Al-Omari gave a detailed explanation of the importance of the physical activity and its impact on human health in line with the slogan of the World confederation of Physiotherapy (WCPT) for this day “Movement for health”.
The Arab Engineers Company also presented a lecture on the shock wave device, which is an advanced device used in the treatment of tendonitis and muscle.
The event featured a video illustrating the great development witnessed by Jordan in the field of diversity and progress in the practical skills used by physiotherapists with many pathological conditions.
At the end of the ceremony, which was inaugurated by the Director General of Health Directorates, Dr. Akram Al-Khasawneh, the Society honored all the heads of the Society since its foundation in 1980, who are credited with establishing the society and developing the profession in Jordan.
It is noteworthy that the Jordanian Physiotherapy Society is an independent medical scientific professional association for the profession of physiotherapy and licensed physiotherapists in Jordan and is a member of the World, European and Arab Physiotherapy confederations.
The workshop was instructed by Dr. Maha Tayseer and Dr. Dania Qutaishat from the University of
Jordan and was attended by a number of physiotherapists colleagues.
At the end of the workshop a questionnaire was given to participants to get their feedback about the workshop and to get their suggestions for future workshops.
Many thanks to our lecturers and our wonderful colleagues.
The Jordanian Physiotherapy Society (JPTS) in collaboration with the Faculty of Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Jordan celebrated the International Physiotherapy day (PT day) on September 29th.2016 which held the slogan ” add life to years”.
The international PT day is on September the 8thand is celebrated all over the globe by the physiotherapy societies and associations.
The ceremony began with versus from the holly Qoran which was followed by the word of Dr. Nihad Al Masri the dean of the Faculty of Rehabilitation sciences. Dr. Al Masri mentioned the historical rising of physiotherapy and how it evolved with centuries to become one of the leading health care professions.
Dr. Saad Al Na’san the president of the Jordanian Physiotherapy Society JPTS outlined in his speech the importance of the PT day to improve the public awareness of physiotherapy as a profession and to show the importance of physiotherapy and how it can change people’s lives.
Dr. Al Na’san also talked about the services that the JPTS provide to physiotherapists both undergraduates and professionals which includes but not restricted to delivering postgraduate courses and workshops to improve the skills of the therapists.
Mr. Modhi Alhaj who was the president of the JPTS in many rounds talked about the history of PT history in Jordan and how it started from being taught as a diploma in the paramedical institute ( established in 1973) to the start of Bachelor programs in the three universities The University of Jordan, The, The Hashemite University and the Jordan University for Science and Technology in 1999.
Mr. Nabeel Sawalha the well known comedian was the guest of honor. He talked about stress and its reflections on our lives. Mr. Sawalha also shared his experience in “Laughter Yoga” and how it helps to relieve stress.
The ceremony also included a meditation session presented by Miss. Aseel Nassar (PT) and Miss. Nisreen Khashman (OP) and included a group walking session.