Physiotherapy (Füsiotheraapia) with the professional title “Füsioterapeut” is not a protected title or regulated health profession in Estonia. Physiotherapy is an accepted profession according to the Professions Act (95). There are no rules of professional conduct or regulations on the physiotherapy profession, and no registration or licence to practise is required. However, Estonia has established a code of ethics for physiotherapists (104). The education follows the Bologna 3+2 system (101, 104). The national authority responsible for the physiotherapy profession in Estonia is the Ministry of Social Affairs (104).
95. The Riigikogu (State Assembly). The Professions act. Passed 22 May 2008. Tallinn: The ministry of Education; 2008 [cited 2012 February 7]; Available from: http://www.legaltext.ee/en/andmebaas/ava.asp?m=022.
101. Harald Kitzmann; ECH Estonia. Email: CAM legislation Estonia. 2012.
104. Estonian Physiotherapists Association (EPTA). Physiotherapy in Esthonia. Tallinn: The World Confederation for Physical Therapy; 2012 [cited 2012 19 February ]; Available from: http://www.physio-europe.org/index.php action=15&subaction=details&member=14.