Vol23N4

November 2010 – Editorial Back to Basics As my debut into co-editing the Orthopaedic Division Review I thought I would take a step back and look at how we, as physiotherapists, can impact primary prevention. I truly hope that you enjoy this edition and I look forward to providing …. Read More.. CURRENT ISSUE: November 2010 Volume 23, No. 4 As the fall quickly passes us by, there have been many interesting developments for our membership. As many of you are aware of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association hosts a teleconference series throughout the fall and winter. The divisions sponsor 2-3 of the sessions. This past October 20th, we were proud to host a session on the use of diagnostic imaging in PT practice. There was overwhelming support from around the country, enabling the session to be completely sold out! The teleconference was very informative and provided a history of the use of diagnostic imaging in PT practice throughout many parts of the world as well as an evidence-based approach to the use of DI with certain types of injuries. View Full Article 1. A 3-Year Randomized Trial of Lifestyle Intervention for Cardiovascular Risk Reduction in the Primary Care Setting: The Swedish Björknäs Study
Margareta K. Eriksson,1,2* Paul W. Franks,3 and Mats Eliasson3,4 1Björknäs Primary Health Care Centre, Boden, Sweden
View Full Article 2. Evidence for Resistance Training as a Treatment Therapy in Obesity
Barbara Strasser and Wolfgang Schobersberger
View Full Article 3. Morbid Obesity Is Associated With Fear of Movement and Lower Quality of Life in Patients With Knee Pain-Related Diagnoses
Reprinted from the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
View Full Article 4. A randomized trial of lifestyle intervention in primary healthcare for the modification of cardiovascular risk factors The Björknäs study
K. Margareta Eriksson, Carl-Johan Westborg and Mats C.E. Eliasson View Full Article The International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Physical Therapists (IFOMPT) is a subgroup of the World Confederation of Physical Therapists (WCPT). The Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapists (CAMPT) is a Member Organization (MO) of IFOMPT. View Full Article