Connections & Network

OPTL is constantly working in order to attain international exchange of experience and expertise in physical therapy. A number of regional and international networks are already established and others will soon follow. These connections and networking with regional and international organizations aim to support exchanges among individual physical therapists and enrich our local experience with international ones.

Affiliations

  • Arab Confederation of Physical Therapy
  • International Federation of Francophone Physiotherapists Organizations
  • World Confederation for Physical Therapy
  • World Confederation for Physical Therapy – Europe

Partners

OPTL holds close partnership relations with several organizations in order to provide continuing professional development while sharing the same values and aspirations with other colleagues. A part from the listed below partners, OPTL is open to new initiatives in all fields.
International partners

  • World Health Organization
  • French-Lebanese Medical Association

Local partners

  • Lebanese Society of Rheumatology
  • Lebanese Society of General Practitioners
  • Lebanese Society of Neurology
  • Lebanese Society of Internal Medicine
  • Lebanese Society of Family Medicine
  • Lebanese Society of Anesthesiologists
  • Lebanese Geriatric Society
  • Lebanese Society of Medical Oncology

Order of Physiotherapist in Lebanon

OPTL is responsible of registering physical therapists and physical therapy students, working to develop codes, standards, and professional guidelines, handling complaints, conducting investigations and organizing disciplinary hearings, assessing practice qualifications and approving standards for the study of Physiotherapy in Lebanon.

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