Directions Magazine Online Archives

2010 - 2015

Directions magazine is an esteemed publication composed by PABC, for its members and their communities.

It can be inspiring to peek into the past, reading stories cemented in time, studies that were once considered progressive and groundbreaking, and maybe still are! Directions Archives is the open door, inviting you to experience nostalgia, pulling you in to reflect on all the iconic ways BC's physiotherapists have innovated healthcare and how their findings continue to propel our industry today.

 

1977 - The first issue of the PABC newsletter was published, typed on a typewriter and photocopied in-house.

 

PABC Newsletter September 1977

1993 -  The Newsletter gets a makeover! In march 1993 Direcstiosn replaces the Physiotherapy Report and goes from being a monthly publication to six times yearly.

Directions January 1993;

2016 - Fall 2016 Issue of Directions got a brand new, modern look, becoming more magazine than member newsletter. The new-look included a masthead, photography and higher quality printing.

Directions Fall 2016

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Directions Fall 2015

Directions Fall 2015

PABC Moves People Across the Globe | When Patients Make Us Grateful to Be Physios | Stoke the Fire: Keeping the Passion for Work Alive | Fascia: The Missing Link? | When Can I share Client Health Information?

Directions Winter 2015

Directions Winter 2015

Child's Play: Cycling Succeeds, Jumping Eludes | When Ohm Turns to Ouch | Help Patients Find your Practice | Move More. Sit Less. | Subacromial Impingement Syndrome

 

 

Directions Spring 2015

Directions Spring 2015

Innovation and the Forgotten Joint | PABC is 70 Years Old | Case Corner: Concussion in Teens | EMR Toolkit Launched | This Will Change Your Practice | Imaging and Lumbar Spine: What Does it Tell us?

Directions Autumn 2014

Directions Fall 2014

The Cryotherapy Controversy Webinar: Melting the Myths of Icing | Physiotherapy Treatment Table Review | The Ripple Effect | Introducing Posturology | The Benefits of Incorporation | Baby Belly Belt

Directions Winter 2014

Directions Winter 2014

Urban Poling , an Emerging Trend for Many Patient Conditions | C-Spine Rule Task Force Update | Leveraging a New Initiative for Pharmacist Screening of Arthritis | Remuneration of Physiotherapist for Court Testimony | How Do You Know Your Patient Is Improving?

Directions Autumn 2013

Directions Fall 2013

Class 4 Lasers: What We Know Now | Why Public Practice | Pearls of the Profession from a Career of Learning | The ChairBears Countdown, and Tough Mudder | Knowledge Team Webinars | Are You an Independent Contractor or an Employee?

Directions Winter 2013

Directions Winter 2013

Sudden Cardiac Arrest, Adventure Racing in Penticton... and the Meaning of Life | Cancer Rehabilitation: Where Do We Stand? | Announcing: Peer Clinical Practice Experts | Did Journal Club Change Your Practice?

Directions Spring 2013

Directions Spring 2013

My Experience with PABC's New Practice Support: The Peer Expertise Advisors | Meet Your New Board of Directors | Why Seek a Clinical Specialty Credential? | Peer Mentoring: A New Clinic Owner Experience | A Career Path that Lead to Oncology

Directions Autumn 2012

Directions Fall 2012

Education on Stroke Education: My Journey to Master's Degree | From Pain in the Neck to Parkinson's | A Fond Farewell | Bookends of Clinic Ownership | Manipulating Your Anatomy | Take the CEO Membership Dollar Challenge

Directions Winter 2012

Directions Winter 2012

From Rehabilitative US to MSK US Ultrasound - The Gold Standard in Arthritis Care | Physio E-tools for Public Practice: Trying to Keep Up | Grow Your Practice with the Ultimate Differentiatior: Customer Service | Fascial Treatment by Skype | Perceived Barriers to Physiotherapists Reading Journal Articles | The True History of Our Profession: We are Older than You Think

Directions Spring 2012

Directions Spring 2012

Multiple Sclerosis and the Geomagnetic Field : Suggestion of a Unified Theory | Water Tai Chi - Therapeutic Benefits of Water | Internet Access: Implications for Health Care Providers and Consumers | The Ideal Loop: When Practice Leads to Research that Informs Practice

Directions Summer 2012

Directions Summer 2012

An Overview of a PhD Entitled 'Ultrasound Imaging of the Abdominal Wall and Bladder: Implications for the Clinical Assessment of Individuals with Lumbopelvic Pain' | In Praise of Good Posture | Physiotherapy: Our Role in the Revolving Door | Stretching Our Minds About Stretching

Directions Autumn 2011

Directions Fall 2011

The Literature on Traction vs. Compression | Acute Care as a Specialization | Why Things Hurt | PABC's Use of 2.0 Platforms | Fascial Manipulation: A New Approach

Directions Winter 2011

Directions Winter 2011

Orthopedic Cerebral Palsy Program at Bc Children's Hospital New PABC Initiative: Branding | Valuing Your Services: The Issue of Fees | Knowledge Team Webinars: Free | Billing/Scheduling Software Comparison | PT's and Orthotists Working Together | Development of Safe Laser Use

Directions Spring 2011

Directions Spring 2011

Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy - Using Best Practice Principles to Introduce a New Modality | Safe Patient Handling is All the Buzz | 2010 Financial Audit | Not All Populations Seek Physiotherapy Equally

Directions Summer 2011

Directions Summer 2011

PABC Members are the Stars of our New Brand | Grace Before a Fall: Physiotherapy and Fall Prevention | Health Sciences Professionals Collective Agreement Implications | Fee Negotiations Updates: PABC and WorkSafeBC | Electronic/Medical Health Records 101 | Chronic Pain: Now is the Time for Physiotherapists to Take Action

Directions Fall 2010

Directions Fall 2010

The PABC Perspective on CPTBC's Quality Assurance Program | A Research Summary: WAD 11 and Upper Trapezius Recruitment Pattern |Client Success Through Effective Marketing | Stick Figures Rule! PABC Members on Patient Education Materials | Primary Health Care Reform in BC: A Backgrounder | Experiences at CPA Congress 2010

Directions Winter 2010

Directions Winter 2010

The Information Power Trio: the Member, the Librarian, and the Knowledge Broker | The Blonde Squad | Living with Brain Cancer: Grant McLean | Functional Electrical Stimulation Treatment for Foot Drop | Myofacial Trigger Points: A new Book 

 

Directions Summer 2010

Directions Summer 2010

Mobilization with Deep Vein Thrombosis | Opportunities for Play | Can Advocacy Unbalance the PT-patient Relationship | PT's and Skin: We've Got You Covered | Primary Health Care and Physiotherapy: What you need to know | Can Advocacy Unbalance the PT-Patient Relationship

Directions Spring 2010

Directions Spring 2010

Hazard of the Job: Physical Discomfort for Physiotherapists | 2010 Games, PABC Pilots Social Media | Addressing the "Oh No" of Practice |Post Partum Brochure Launched | Primary Health Care Task Force Update | Private Practice - Your Clinic's Business Model: You do have One, Right? | Bringing Home the Baby without the Bacon: Financial Planning for the Expecting Physiotherapist