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Call for Members

Bring your voice and have a seat at the discussion table. The NOD has launched a Symposium Organizing Committee, Communications and Governance Committee and is looking for members to sit on these committees. Interested applicants-Please send your CV and statement of intent (max 250 words) to

The Orthopaedic Division would like to congratulate Pierre Langevin on his recent award from OPPQ : Le Prix Excellence.

Pierre is the current Credentials Chair on the Education Committee, and his contributions to Orthopaedic Physical Therapy in Canada have been significant to date. Thank you for your tireless pursuit of excellence. La Division orthopédique tient à féliciter Pierre Langevin pour le prix qu’il a reçu de l’OPPQ: Le Prix Excellence. Pierre est actuellement le…

Check out Events in your Orthopaedic Division Sections

Looking for your Orthopaedic Division Section Site and associated Events? You can now find it easily from the “About” Tab in the NOD site. Just scroll down to Sections and click on your Sections link to find out what’s New and Exciting!

Video: Dave Walton’s Full Keynote

Check out Dr. Dave Walton’s full keynote address from Ortho symposium 2017 (Member Login Required). More audio files to follow.

New Orthopaedic Division Review (ODR) Now Available

To operate or not to operate, that is the question. As orthopaedic physiotherapists we see many conditions that can be managed either conservatively or with surgical interventions. Patients often seek the advice of their physiotherapist about whether surgery is necessary or if physiotherapy can manage their condition.

National Orthopaedic Division – Call for Executive Members

National Orthopaedic Division; Call for Nominations– The National Orthopaedic Division Executive is looking to fill 2 positions at this years National Orthopaedic Division Symposium Annual General Meeting. Please see below for a brief position description. Interested applicants please click here for nomination forms and statement of intent details. Nomination deadline is Sept. 20, 2017 For more…

Advanced Exam Models Wanted!

We are currently looking for volunteers to participate as models for the 2017 Advanced Practical Examination. Prospective models should be comfortable and able to have ALL areas of their spine manipulated. All models will be screened for safety prior to the exam. If you are interested, please contact Kate Gladney at Models are needed…

Student Profiles: Shining The Light

Celine and Kaela co-founded the student-led Community Philanthropic Committee for the Department of Physical Therapy. This group organizes different initiatives each month to promote the value of students “giving back” to the community. When Celine and Kaela finished their first year of PT school, they felt like something was missing. Both had grown up being…

Celebrating Canada; A Collaboration between the Orthopaedic Division and France

Celebrating Canada – 150 Years… Physio Style! Orthopaedic Division Members: Important International Educational Event for Canada’s Orthopaedic Division and France Knowledge transfer (KT) seeks to organize, create, and distribute knowledge and ensure its availability for future users. A very exciting KT educational event took place in Paris, France, on June 17-18, 2017, where 10 CPA Orthopaedic…


This years Executive have taken on a Rebranding initiative for the Division. With this, we will have implemented the use of our new logo, tagline and messaging. The Community for Advancing Orthopaedic Physiotherapy The Division’s Key Message: The Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association helps our members improve their skills and service delivery through…