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Let's Be Fair and Proactive: Ontario Fairness Commissioner Addresses the Situation of Physiotherapy Graduates and Entry to Practice Review

On June 14, 2021, the Ontario Fairness Commissioner, Irwin Glasberg, released a letter regarding the situation of physiotherapy residents and entry to practice review. This blog summarizes the chronology of events, main points of the Commissioner's letter, and new information surrounding the important issues.

Can Evidence-Informed Practice & Yoga Philosophy Co-Exist? What Do They Have to Do With Your Pelvic Floor?

Can evidence-informed practice (EIP) and yoga philosophy co-exist? Should you be prescribing fewer Kegels? The answers to this and more can be found in today’s blog. In this blog, we will present a history of EIP and how it relates to yoga, then jump into what is happening in the real world of yoga, providing you with some clinical applications for pelvic health.

Get Involved: How We Can Increase Access to BPPV Treatment

Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo, also known as BPPV, is a widespread and common condition, affecting 2.4% of the general population. Despite how common this condition is, only 8% of affected people receive effective treatment for it. Let's change that.

Julie Wiebe: Changing the World One Pelvic Floor at a Time

We would like to introduce you to Julie Wiebe, a physical therapist who specializes in returning women to fitness after injury and pregnancy. Today’s blog is based on our interview with her. Julie Wiebe, changing the world one pelvic floor at a time.

Is Your Social Media Strategy Generating Return on Investment? Learn How to Use Social Media to Grow Your Practice or Brand

You're good at what you do, maybe even great. So why don't your clients rebook more? Why do they no-show/cancel a lot? Marketing my friend, marketing. Check out this blog and corresponding con-ed course in which Dr. Ben Fung and Jerry Durham, physios, business owners, and marketing and patient relationship experts, discuss how you can use social media to grow your business.

What Is the Role of Physiotherapists in Breastfeeding and Infant Feeding?

As a physiotherapist, do you know what your role or scope of practice is in breastfeeding and infant feeding? If you don't, don't worry, you are not alone. Today’s blog is based on Lactation Consultant, Mercedes Eustergerling’s course and addresses that important question and more.

Do You Know How to Treat and Assess Complex Cancer Cases?

Do you know how to treat and assess complex cancer cases? Today’s blog and course it is based on can help. The course is based on a live, interactive webinar and examines two real-life complex case studies that you may see in your practice. We discuss one of the two case studies in the blog.

What Is Yin Yoga & How Can It Help Your Persistent Pain Patients

Yin Yoga is a slower-paced, more meditative version of the discipline of yoga in which the poses are held for a long period of time (typically 3-5 minutes or longer). The practice of Yin Yoga is a highly effective option for rehabilitation. Take a look at today's blog to learn about the history of the practice and how it can help your practice and patients in the present.

Five Reasons to Educate Your Patients Digitally

With the development of digital technologies, and as telehealth and virtual care become more prevalent, there are more opportunities to provide patient education through digital media. This post discusses five benefits of providing digital education over traditional paper handouts or pamphlets.

Living Dangerously: Education Tool for Patients With Central Sensitization

What is central sensitization and how can we as healthcare practitioners effectively assist patients with their recovery? Today’s blog is based on Bahram Jam’s course, Management Strategies for Central Sensitization: An Introduction to the Pain Truth Certification Program by APTEI. Join us today to learn about the free tools and resources that can help your patients living with persistent pain.

Static Stretching and Athletic Activities: Stretching the Truth, but Not Much Else

Based on a paper written by Bahram Jam, this post discusses the current misconceptions surrounding static stretching related to athletic activities. Four proposed benefits are disproved and alternative strategies are introduced for each. This post is for patients and practitioners alike, as it covers common misconceptions about the impact of static stretches.

Physical Therapists Make Life Worth Living: Physiotherapy in Oncology

Are you a physiotherapist or rehab professional who would like to learn more about the roles of rehab in cancer care? Today we discuss the importance of rehab and exercise in cancer care as well as exercise guidelines for cancer. This blog is based on current scientific evidence and Marize Ibrahim’s, physical therapist in cancer rehabilitation, webinar and clinical experience.

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