Melbourne to host meeting of the International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Physical Therapists (IFOMPT)

The world’s leading Musculoskeletal Physiotherapists have chosen Melbourne as the place to exchange knowledge, share research and celebrate innovation within the neuromusculoskeletal physiotherapy sector. IFOMPT is an international body made up of 23 groups specialising in musculoskeletal physiotherapy and the IFOMPT conference is held every four years.

The IFOMPT Committee have put together a prestigious international conference that will be hosted by the Australian Physiotherapy Association’s national group, Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Australia (MPA).

The 2020 Meeting of the International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Physical Therapists (IFOMPT 2020) will take place in Melbourne on 6 – 8 October 2020 at the award winning Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC).

Register your interest to receive further details regarding IFOMPT 2020, whether as a delegate, speaker, exhibitor or sponsor!

Conference details:
4 - 5 October 2020Pre-conference workshops
6 - 8 October 2020Conference programme
9 - 10 October 2020Post-conference workshops


Advanced orthopaedic manipulative therapy provides INNOVATIVE, unique, personalised management of the client by INTEGRATING techniques and approaches. It’s time for us to celebrate the huge advancements that have been made in physiotherapy and those that are yet to come as we continue to INNOVATE.INTEGRATE

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The IFOMPT 2020 Conference Committee is putting together a dynamic programme exploring innovations for the Musculoskeletal profession. Keep an eye out for further programme details as they are announced.


The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) is excited to invite you to be involved with the APA in presenting IFOMPT 2020, a prestigious international conference held every four years. IFOMPT 2020 will celebrate innovation and research within the neuromusculoskeletal field of physiotherapy. Showcase and expose your products and services to not only Australia’s leading physiotherapists but international physios as well.

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