The Association of Danish Physiotherapists

Danske Fysioterapeuter – the Association of Danish Physiotherapists – was founded in 1918. The association is a professional body as well as a trade union, and its object is to serve its members on all levels.

Our members

The association includes both physiotherapists and students on the 10 different physiotherapy schools in Denmark.

Around 75 % of the physiotherapist are employed in hospitals, public healthcare centres, private clinics etc., while around 25 % are selfemployed with own clinic or part on a clinic.


The association is divided into 5 regions plus Greenland and the Faeroe Islands. All regions have an elected regional chairman, an elected regional committee and a regional office.

The Committee of Representatives is the highest authority of the association. It consists of members elected from the regions in proportion to the number of members in each district.

The Executive Committee is elected by and from the representatives for a period of two years. The Executive Council is responsible for the management of the association between the meetings of the Committee of Representatives.

The president of the association is elected directly by proxy vote by and from the members of the Associations of Danish Physiotherapists for a period of 4 years. The president is also the chairman of the Executive Committee.


The Secretariat of Danske Fysioterapeuter is located in Copenhagen. The Secretariat employs over 50 people: physiotherapists, legal experts, journalists etc.

Danske Fysioterapeuter
Holmbladsgade 70
2300 København S
Phone.: 3341 4620