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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.

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.

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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