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New Orthopaedic Division Review (ODR) Now Available

Chronic Ankle Instability. Most people experience a twisted ankle in their lifetime and one of the common questions a client can ask in a clinic setting is to understand what is typical ankle sprain. An orthopaedic physiotherapist will encounter ankle sprains in their clinical environment and learns to appreciate the frustration over the lack of…

A Unified Voice is a Strong One – Please provide Feedback to the Proposed Changes with respect to CPA Finances

Thank you all for those that were able to attend Symposium 2017, And our AGM. We appreciate you vocalizing your feedback to Brad Bookman, regarding the proposed financial changes with the CPA and Divisions. If you would like to find out more about the proposed changes and continue to contribute feedback to CPA please feel…

Rebranding – Phase 2

The National Orthopaedic Division is continuing to update its website functions and combining with the Orthodived site to improve access to information and navigation. We will continue to provide our membership with updates on this exciting project.

The Evolving, Internationally Recognized, Homegrown Education System

The Orthopaedic Division Syllabus courses are undergoing some exciting changes. With consistent training to its instructors and a move towards an online manual, the OD Education system in Canada is making great steps to continue to provide Excellence in evidenced based education. Start Improving your Clinical Reasoning, Assessment and Treatment Skills. Only our Education system…

Welcoming Incoming Members, those taking on new roles and Thanking Outgoing

The operations in the National Orthopaedic Division and affiliate Committees is only possible because of the commitment and dedication of its volunteer members. We would like to thank the outgoing members who have provided great insight and dedicated their time to the growth of the Division and the Education system within it. A Huge Thank…

The Bert Chesworth Research Honorarium

The Bert Chesworth Research Honorarium (BCRH) was named in honour of Bert Chesworth, the first person to achieve both FCAMPT and PhD credentials. It was created to assist Orthopaedic Division (OD) members to attend conferences and/or symposia at which they will present their own research in poster or presentation formats. In turn, successful applicants will…

An Unforgettable Event – STRONGER TOGETHER!!

For those of you who were able to join us, you described the event as “Amazing for networking”, “Insightful” and “Inspiring”. Orthopaedic Symposium 2017- Joint event with CAMPT- Stronger Together was an unforgettable weekend filled with education, networking and resources with a side order of FUN! Thanks to all of you who attended, and for…

Highlighting the Future of our Profession

The Student Rep. Committee will work closely with the Orthopaedic Division to continue to highlight the achievements of various students in MPT programs across Canada. Check out this months Student Profile for the full story. Read on for a sneak peak! Born and raised in Japan, Kazunori Kikuchi’s path towards the study of physiotherapy at…

Canada Welcomes Pierre Trudelle to Symposium to Highlight the Great Canada – France Collaboration – STRONGER TOGETHER!

France – Canadian international joint venture receives a strong endorsement from its trailblazer Pierre Trudelle. Our special guest gave an engaging heartfelt address during the Orthopaedic Division’s Gala celebration. We were the chosen educational partner in the world to guide theoretical and clinical skill for France’s physiotherapists. Trudelle’s positive collaborative spirit and Canada’s cooperative approach…

Oh What a Night! Congratulations to our 2017 Golden Hands Award Winners Laurie Urban and Jackie Sadi

The Golden Hands Award of the National Orthopaedic Division is given in honour of David Lamb to exceptional orthopaedic physiotherapists that exemplify the commitment to our profession in manual therapy, education, teaching and research. Two Amazing Leaders in our Profession were given this distinguished award at the Ortho Symposium Gala. Please join us in congratulating…