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The Physiotherapy Association of BC (PABC) is a registered non-profit organization. PABC has been serving its 2,800+ members for over 75 years. Founded in 1927 as a Branch of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association, PABC was incorporated in 1945. PABC is governed by physiotherapy members who are elected to the Board of Directors. As the voice of its members, PABC ensures members have access to practice support, professional development and advocacy avenues to provide opportunities for people in BC to receive quality care that keeps them moving for life. PABC represents its members to government, health authorities, insurers, other stakeholders, and the public.

Mission: The Physiotherapy Association of British Columbia leads the physiotherapy profession by fostering excellence in practice, continuing education and advocacy. Together, we inspire healthy lifestyles.

Vision: Physiotherapy in British Columbia is an essential partner for optimizing movement and health.

Articles and News

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Dec 04, 2023

Guidelines are essential tools in healthcare decision-making, but there are so many out there. How do you know which ones to trust? This recent article from the BMJ's Family Medicine and Community...
Dec 01, 2023

We recently became aware of increased audits of physiotherapy clinics and physiotherapists by Pacific Blue Cross (PBC). In some cases, these audits have led to demands for repayment of substantial...
BC News Update
Nov 23, 2023

Pay Transparency Update Beginning November 1, 2023, all employers in British Columbia are required to include salary or wage details in their publicly advertised job postings. This new mandate, under...