The Emirates Physiotherapy Society (EPS) was established by the effort of a group of physiotherapists under the umbrella of the Emirates Medical association( Non-profit Organization licensed by Ministry of Social Affairs) in May 2002, when the first meeting was held. Sixty three physiotherapists attended the meeting and the first managing board was elected. Since then the efforts of the society have been concentrated on raising the standard of physiotherapy in the country in addition to raising awareness about the profession in the public.
The society also serves to conduct continuing professional development activities to enable physiotherapists to upgrade their knowledge and provide a common platform to network. The society is also a member of the World Confederation of Physiotherapy, as a representative of physiotherapists throughout the UAE since 2007.It strives to further continue its activities and engage as many physiotherapists as possible as members in an effort to work together to uplift the profession.