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An Unforgettable Weekend – Orthopaedic Symposium Calgary 2018

An Unforgettable Weekend- Innovation in Practice – Orthopaedic Symposium Calgary 2018 – A National Orthopaedic/CAMPT event!! Thank you to all who were able to attend this memorable event and thank you to our Special Projects/ Events Chair, Dianna Moulden, for pulling together another amazing Symposium in Calgary. It was a weekend filled with networking, innovation…

Inaugural Lyn Mentorship Award Winner, Roland Lavalee

Congratulations to our Inaugural Lyn Mentorship Award Winner, Roland Lavalee This Award was initiated in 2016 to honour the late Lynn Chapman. The purpose of the Orthopaedic Division Lynn Chapman Mentorship Award aims to recognize physiotherapists who, through their inspiration and support, are actively engaged in the mentorship of other physiotherapists and have made outstanding…

Golden Hands Award Winner, Jan Leonard (in memoriam)

Congratulations to the family, loved ones and peers and of our 2018 Golden Hands Award Winner, Jan Leonard (in memoriam) The Golden Hands Award of the National Orthopaedic Division is given in honour of David Lamb to an exceptional orthopaedic physiotherapist that exemplifies the commitment to our profession in manual therapy, education, teaching and research.

Have a Voice – Feedback requested

The National Orthopaedic Division (NOD) is exploring ways on how to add value to your membership. In listening to our members we are looking at ways of providing you with easily accessible information and resources that will help to facilitate your growth and learning. If you haven’t already, take a moment to complete this online survey…

Attention: Changes to Job and Course Posting

There will be some upcoming changes for advertising including; course and job listings that are on the OD site. Effective January 1st, 2019 the cost for advertising on the Orthopaedic Division website will be as listed below. Please connect with the Orthopaedic Division with any questions. Fees for Non-Syllabus Courses – effective January 1st, 2019…

Sport Physiotherapy Canada is hosting its 3rd annual Concussion Symposium

Multidisciplinary Management of Sport-Related Concussions. It will be held in Calgary, Alberta at the MacEwan Conference Centre on January 19, 2018. Rates are $185+tax for students and $240+tax for non-students. Learn More

10th Interdisciplinary World Congress on Low Back & Pelvic Girdle Pain

10th Interdisciplinary World Congress on Low Back & Pelvic Girdle Pain is taking place on October 28-31st, 2019 in Antwerp, Belgium The theme for the course is Applying the evidence to reduce disability. For further details and registration information: www.worldcongresslbp.com

SAVE THE DATE: Symposium 2019

The Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association and The Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy are pleased to announce The 2019 Orthopaedic National Symposium   Friday, June 7th to Sunday, June 9th, 2019 Hilton Downtown Hotel Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Orthopaedic National Symposium is a nation-wide conference dedicated to orthopaedic physiotherapy practice in Canada. It…

Intermediate Practical Exam (IPE) 2019

Applications for the 2019 IPE will be accepted online from November 15th until December 31, 2018. You will also need to upload a copy of your Level 3 Upper & Lower certificates at the time of application. Deadline for mentorship hours (90 total) is January 31, 2019. If the candidate does not submit hours by…

New Orthopaedic Division Review (ODR) Now Available

Vol31N3 – Hip Hip Hooray!   As physiotherapists, we are trained to look at the body functioning as a unit, in which no single area should be assessed in isolation. How does that old song go? “The hip bone is connected to the…?” When assessing a patient’s injury, we are taught not only to consider…