• MEMBER NEWS: CPA NEWS RELEASE - Physiotherapy and Healthy Aging: Think Tank Outcome Canadian Physiotherapy Association Forum 2019

    Better Access to Physiotherapy in the Community Can Prevent Hospital Admissions and Save Money

    CHARLOTTETOWN, Prince Edward Island (July 3, 2019) – At the Canadian Physiotherapy Association’s (CPA) Forum 2019, physiotherapists and physiotherapists’ assistants from across the country identified that increased access to physiotherapy can result in decreased spending by the federal and provincial governments on health care.

  • Infographic and Poster Documents

    As part of the National Physio Month and greater connections with physicians we have included an ad and an insert in the May issue of the BC Medical Journal.

     

  • MEMBER NEWS: ICBC Updates

    Check here for updates and links relating to the April 1, 2019 changes to ICBC.

  • Dr.Tasha Stanton, Forum 2019 Keynote Speaker, Extended Interview

    Our education manager Nathan Hers recently interviewed Dr. Tasha Stanton, a pain researcher from the Body in Mind research group. Dr. Stanton is an Associate Professor at the University of South Australia that conducts research into pain and perception and won the 2016 Rising Star Award from the Australian Pain Society. Dr. Stanton is keynoting our 2019 Physio Forum and will be discussing pain neuroscience and physiotherapy practice.

  • Physio Faces: Physio Yoga – A Power Combination

    When Kristie Norquay graduated from the University of Manitoba with her Bachelor of Medical Rehabilitation in Physical Therapy, she felt there was more to her patients’ pain and injuries than just a physical component. “In school we learned about assessing and treating the physical body, but there wasn’t as much about the biopsychosocial side of things.”

  • Sun Run training: Tips for avoiding injuries

    Believe it or not, 50 per cent of runners get injured every year. Most injuries are caused by doing “too much, too soon”. Here are four tips to help avoid being injured.

    #1: Listen to your body

    Adaptation is key, and some runners need more time to reach the end point of the same schedule. Adjust your program according to signals from your body. Muscle soreness after starting a new activity can be normal. However, joint or tendon pain is not.

    #2: Be attentive to change

  • ICRC celebrates 30 years of physical rehabilitation

    Read the story of a 5 year old who was fitted with an orthosis and is now a physiotherapist at a rehab centre in Afghanistan. Nearly 178,000 disabled citizens have been treated at limb-fitting centres run by the ICRC there. 

    International Committee of the Red Cross, 23 Jan 2019

  • Profiles of Excellence: Trinity Physiotherapy, Sport & Wellness

    What’s in a name? For the team at Trinity Physiotherapy, Sport & Wellness, the answer is simple: everything.

    The clinic, which opened in October 2017, offers a spectrum of services including physiotherapy, massage therapy and personal training. Owner and physiotherapist, Stephen Barclay says the name is an important reflection of the clinic’s values and approach.