BC physiotherapist and PABC member Sandy Wilson, who specializes in treating sports- and exercise-related injuries, worked with patient Hana Kinsman at Arbutus Physiotherapy and Health Centre. Kinsman has had two hip-replacements and credits her return to an active lifestyle to Wilson's help and advice.
BC physio Grant Gichard, Dale Charles & Sports Clinic Physiotherapy, survived a heart attack thanks to an AED. Now, he is featured in a video on the importance of public access to AEDs, and includes interviews with two sudden cardiac arrest survivors as well as two families affected by the loss of a family member without access to AEDs. Grant collapsed on a pitcher’s mound in 2010 during a fast-pitch game.
Read the May 14, 2014 media release below to learn more about the new service model: