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Integrative Lifestyle Medicine Is Within Your Scope of Practice, Learn How to Use It

Do you use integrative and lifestyle medicine (ILM) in your PT practice? Would you like to know why ILM is so important and how to go about implementing it? This blog, based on Dr. Ginger Garner’s course, Introduction to Integrative Lifestyle Medicine, will help you answer these questions. Incorporating ILM into your practice can truly help your patients and change our healthcare system.

Happy Pride Month! Let’s Talk Treating & Examining Males

In honour of Pride Season, we bring you highlights of the history of Canadian Pride and issues affecting male sexual health.

Do You Work With Persons Living With Multiple Sclerosis? Learn More About How Yoga Therapy Can Help You Help Them!

Do you work with persons living with progressive neurological conditions such as multiple sclerosis? Working with persons living with MS is truly nuanced work in more ways than one. In today’s blog, we share with you some of the knowledge that Yoga Therapist Robin Rothenberg accumulated in her 20+ years of experience.

Trauma & Spinal Cord Injury: A Touch of Compassion & Creativity

Would you like to know how you can better help someone who has been through a very traumatic experience such as spinal cord injury? This blog, containing an interview with a head-on car accident survivor, alongside resources from Cortree, will help you along this path. Let’s make life more inclusive for people with disabilities.

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.

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