Know Pain, Know Gain: What Patients Want to Know About Pain
So many patients feel frustrated because they haven't had their foundational questions about their pain answered after years of physical therapy. Do you know what these questions are? Learn what patients want to know about pain and how you can help them. We also threw in a little Italian history at no extra cost.
11 Tips to Pass the Canadian Physiotherapy Competency Exam
Get information on how to become a licensed physiotherapist in Canada and tips to increase your chances of passing the written PCE and provincial clinical exams. Let’s get you licensed!
Black Futures/Histories Month: Black Excellence in Canadian Physiotherapy in the Face of Inequity
To honour the accomplishments of Black Canadians, in February, we celebrate Black Futures/Histories Month. Learn about Black History Month, levels of racism, anti-Black racism in the physiotherapy profession and get to know a few Canadian Black-owned PT practices, all-star PTs, and organizations.
Let's Talk About Sex, Baby: Sex & Pain Postpartum
Postpartum sex. It can feel different, better, worse. You might not want to have it, or you might want to have it all the time. It's all completely understandable. We are human, after all. Learn about factors affecting postpartum sex and what can be done to improve and keep it pain-free.
Billions of Years Ago, in 2020, COVID Changed Healthcare & We Launched Our Telerehab
Tired of COVID? Sometimes it feels like it has been here for 65 million years. Learn about the likelihood of future pandemics, current telerehab research and how to start using Embodia’s telerehab platform. Today’s blog also offers a trip down memory lane and some useful telerehab resources for PTs.
Incorporating Your Physiotherapy Practice: Why, When & How?
Incorporation, what is all the buzz about? Should you even bother? Learn the basic why’s, when’s, and how’s of incorporation in Canada as they relate to physiotherapists.
Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Management with Dr. Bahram Jam
One of the most complex joins in the human body is the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). In this blog, we discuss physiotherapy assessment and management techniques taught by Bahram Jam, physiotherapist and Founder of the Advanced Physical Therapy Education Institute (APTEI), for the evaluation and treatment of TMJ pain.
The McKenzie Method, Clearing up the Misconceptions
Did you learn about the McKenzie Method in your physio program? Chances are you only heard of it in passing. This blog aims to present the Method and clear up common misconceptions surrounding it.
Stop Throwing Spaghetti at Brick Walls! Why Pain Education Matters
Patient education forms a significant component of modern healthcare but many clinicians have a limited toolkit. We tend to belittle pain education saying that anyone can teach. Learn about the importance of communication and education in healthcare in today's blog.
Do Your Clients (Or You) Pee During Workouts?
A ton of great content about the pelvic floor! What is normal, pelvic floor dysfunction, how to effectively minimize leaking during exercise (especially CrossFit), and more.
As The Physio World Turns: Provincial PCE Update
Wondering what is happening in the physical therapy licensure world today? We are now into the 3rd year without an effective physiotherapy licensing exam to replace the pre-pandemic PCE. Today's update blog briefly outlines what each provincial regulatory body is doing (or not doing) in the face of this continued situation.
Free Tools for Finding and Using the Perfect Outcome Measure
Patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) have many benefits. Learn about their benefits, issues, and how to easily select and use PROMs in your practice.