PABC Webinar: Practical Virtual Care

Tips 4 Telerehabilitation from a Panel of your PT Peers

This panel discussion is the second of a special series of webinars designed to help physiotherapists who are using telerehabilitation.

Join Diane Lee, Jeremy McAllister, Natasha Wilch and Maria Juricic, with PT Knowledge Broker Alison Hoens, as they share practical tips that they have learned over the last few months when using telerehabilitation. The tips will focus on special patient populations including paediatrics, concussion, pelvic pain and a wide variety of orthopaedic clients but many concepts and tips will be appropriate across a wide variety of areas of practice.

This webinar is for PABC members only. Your registration will not be approved if you do not have a current PABC membership. 

Meet your panel:

Alison Hoens, Physical Therapy Knowledge Broker - Moderator

Diane Lee, BSR, FCAMPT, CGIMS; Clinical Specialist in Women’s Health

Diane is a UBC graduate in the field of rehabilitation medicine.  She is a fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Therapy (CAMT), certified practitioner of intramuscular stimulation (Gunn IMS) and certified by the Canadian Physiotherapy Association as a clinical specialist in Women’s Health. She was an instructor and chief examiner for CAMT for over 20 years. Diane is also the owner, director, and a practicing physiotherapist at Diane Lee & Associates, a private multi-disciplinary physiotherapy clinic in South Surrey, BC, Canada. In addition, she is the principle instructor of Learn with Diane Lee ( With respect to research, she continues to investigate the behaviour of the abdominal wall in women with diastasis rectus abdominis.

Jeremy McAllister
“Jeremy graduated in 1996 from UBC and has worked in a variety of physiotherapy-related contexts including clinical work, academia, and management. Jeremy undertook the UBC  Master’s of Health Administration program 2012 to 2014 and it was here that he developed an interest in digital health and its application to rehabilitation. In 2018/2019, he was project manager for UBC’s Program for Excellence in Telerehabilitation Education and Research. He currently works as a clinician, digital health consultant to various organizations across Canada, and the Physiotherapy Association of BC’s Digital Health Manager. “

Maria Juricic
Maria completed her physical therapy training at the University of Toronto. She has worked at BC Children’s Hospital since 2004, where she is part of the Orthopaedic Cerebral Palsy Clinic, an interdisciplinary team providing comprehensive orthopaedic care for children with motor impairments across the province. With research interests in the musculoskeletal care of children with complex medical needs, Maria is a graduate of the Master of Rehabilitation Science program at the University of British Columbia, where is also an Associate Clinical Professor. 

Natasha Wilch
Natasha is a registered physical therapist, speaker & entrepreneur.  The heart of everything she does is to serve and be impactful to those around her.   

Professionally Natasha is the owner of Symphony Rehabilitation, a multidisciplinary rehab clinic with special focus on the concussion and neurological population.  She is also the Co-Founder of Concussion Compass, an online membership community for individuals living with post-concussion syndrome.  

Symphony Rehabilitation was one of the first clinics in Canada to begin to offer virtual services. When she had to close her doors in March this year (due to the pandemic) she quickly realized she had the tools to help other business owners survive. Since March she has coached over 500 clinic owners in their transition of their brick and mortar services online to the telehealth space.   

Her passion for mentorship, her ability to think outside the box and desire to make an impact have led her to being Canada's Entrepreneur of the year for 2017, 2018 Top 20 under 40 Business and Community Achievement Award, RBC Women of Influence top 400/8000 micro-businesses and this years Physical Therapy of BC Excellence in Leadership Award. 



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