Top Picks for 2017

Top 5 Lists for 2017

#ChangeMaker: Rick Lau

This week's Change Maker is Rick Lau. He's an entrepreneur who loves healthcare and SaaS. He's the Founder Call Hero Clinic Supplies Canada & PT Health. He helps clinic owners who are serious about scaling their healthcare business through #clinicaccelerator and is organizing the first ever Canadian Rehab Business Summit

Lifting and Back Injuries

Movement is wonderful medicine for our bodies and this includes everyday activities like lifting and moving objects. Understanding how to lift properly can make it more enjoyable and can help you feel the great work your muscles are doing!

How to Nail Your Media Interview

You’ve reached out to the media, and great news – they want to interview you! Now what? We’ve all witnessed some great interviews, and some very painful ones (Miss America pageants, anyone?). So what makes for a great interview?

A look ahead to Tech in 2017 and how it will affect your practice

After decades as a technological laggard, the healthcare industry has entered the digital age. The acceptance and use of technology in practice will not only continue to be adopted in 2017, but will be accelerated at a pace we have not yet experienced. Advances in technology will create enormous possibilities and opportunities - the wise will recognize and ride this trend.

Getting the Word Out: How to Talk to the Media

This is a guest post from Janessa Bishop who specializes in media relations, events management and execution, and developing and executing public relations programs for the public and private sector and not-for-profits.

Stretch & Strength: On the Edge of Fitness 2017

Josette outlines her unique stretch and strength program: a one-of-a-kind approach to improving body function. She shares 3 tips to improve your posture.

A Time Capsule, by Carolyn Vandyken

Carolyn Vandyken, co-founder of Pelvic Health Solutions, tells us what she would include in a time capsule if she could send her herself a few items at the time of graduation from physiotherapy school.

A Letter to My Younger Self, by Nicole Sullivan

Nicole Sullivan is a Physiotherapist and the proud co-owner of [mend]physio in Toronto. We asked her “if she could fill a time capsule and send it back to herself at the moment of graduation from PT school, what would she include?” She was inspired by the players’ tribune articles in which athletes write letters to their younger selves. So here it is, a letter to her younger self.

Research Summary: Patients' Perspective of Home Exercise Programs and the use of healthSwapp

This research was completed in partial fulfillment of the requirements for an MScPT degree at the University of Toronto. This study explored the experiences and perspectives of physiotherapy outpatients with respect to their home exercise programs (HEPs) and how the use of healthSwapp affected the integration of HEPs into daily life.

How to Breathe to Engage Your Core & Improve Your Posture

We breathe to live, but have you ever stopped to think about how you breathe? The way that you breathe is just as important as how you sit, stand and walk. Breathing forms the foundation of all other movements and can reduce pain, tension and stress.

Talking Mindfulness and Yoga with Neil Pearson

In this interview, Neil discusses his plans for the future, his biggest 'Aha' moment and new research on yoga and mindfulness.