European Section

Association of Physiotherapists in Parkinson's disease Europe (APPDE)

The Association of Physiotherapists in Parkinson's disease Europe (APPDE) is an association for physiotherapists, other healthcare professionals interested in physiotherapy for people with Parkinson’s, together with people with Parkinson’s and their carers.

Its mission is to initiate and support knowledge transfer to promote best physiotherapy practice for people with Parkinson’s across Europe.

Examples of how the APPDE fulfills its mission include:

• Developing and running tailored courses to meet the needs of health care organizations and educational institutions across Europe.

• Facilitating the translation of research into clinical practice through supporting guideline development.

• The website signposts to good quality resources and information www.appde.eu