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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.

The Future of Physiotherapy

In this Expert Series Webinar, Tanja Yardley & Allan Macdonald discuss the future of physiotherapy, the impact of technology, how to build business skills, why you should join the Canadian Physiotherapy Association & how to be involved as a leader in our profession.

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.

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.

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.

A Letter to Canadian Physiotherapists

There are now thousands of Physiotherapy Residents waiting to be licensed in Canada due to a global pandemic and an inability to administer a clinical exam by CAPR (Canadian Alliance of Physiotherapy Regulators). I am calling on the compassion and courage of all of my colleagues across the country to join this conversation.

Anti-Racism & Allyship for Rehab and Movement Professionals

We are always learning how to be an ally to someone. This blog will teach you how to become an ally to BIPOC communities and will attempt to comprehensively explain why doing so is crucial. Self-awareness is not enough. Let's use our privilege as healthcare practitioners to demand anti-racism and create transformative change.

Physiotherapy Competency Exam (PCE) Clinical Component Cancelled for Third Time – Is it Time for a Change?

On Saturday, March 20, hundreds of physiotherapy graduates were ready to take the first-ever virtual Clinical PCE Component. Shortly after the exam launch, CAPR cancelled the exam due to significant technical difficulties. This is the third cancellation. Learn about what took place and what we need moving forward. Graduates - We are with you in this moment.

Don't Get Left Behind, Start Using Digital Home Exercise Programs to Improve Patient Outcomes!

Are you a healthcare practitioner? Are you still not using a digital Home Exercise Program (HEP)? In today's blog, learn about why Embodia's easy-to-use digital HEP is rated best-in-class by practitioners and patients alike.

Let's Take Our Practices Online! Telerehabilitation Can Transform Rehabilitation

Are you still on the fence about using telerehab? Are you getting everything you can out of it? There is considerable emerging evidence for the effectiveness of telerehabilitation. It is also a great tool that facilitates the application of integrative rehabilitation and empowered patient-centred care. Learn more about telerehab with us today.

Understanding Remapping Exercises - Decreasing the Sensitivity of the Nervous System

Body mapping exercises for patients to follow along with video and audio descriptions of exercises for meditation, body awareness, and mind-body exercises by Carolyn Vandyken

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