Pelvic floor physio: Treating pain during sex and other common women's health issues
Anniken Chadwick is a physiotherapist who focuses on the muscles and ligaments in the pelvic region. (Maryse Zeidler/CBC)
MEMBER NEWS: ICBC Billing Updates, June 25 2018
This Op Ed in the Vancouver Sun highlights the value of physiotherapy that is very real in our health-care systems. Physiotherapists work in cardiorespiratory, emergency rooms, pelvic health, neurological areas, sports clinics & pediatrics. Getting people the support they need means teamwork to improve the health of people across BC.
The very real shortage of physiotherapists in the province can be best addressed by increasing locally trained PTs by three-fold.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: British Columbia faces physiotherapy shortage
Vancouver, June 5 2018
B.C. heads forward on team-based health care, where patients are treated by a full team of healthcare professionals and treated in one spot. Physiotherapists, doctors, nurses, pharmacists, dieticians, mental health professionals, social workers, and others are grouped together in one spot to treat patients.
The Physiotherapy Association of British Columbia's sixth position paper for the Physio Can Help Campaign provides an overview of how Physiotherapy Can Help Improve Health Care for all British Columbians. The paper summarizes the points covered in the previous five papers, released in advance of last year's May 9 provincial election.