The Portuguese Society of PRM (SPMFR) is a 60 years old institution with nearly 500 members, and has nowadays an organized executive structure with many scientific activities. PMR specialty is recognized in Portugal as a structural and transversal medical area.
The SPMFR annual Congress is a well succeeded scientific event with the participation of other specialties as Rheumatology and Orthopedics. The Journal, SPMFR Journal, is published twice a year and a candidate for Medline indexation. SPMFR has Cooperation protocols with other Portuguese medical societies as well as international institutions like ISPRM, ESPRM, MFPRM and the Brazilian PRM Society.