Resources on Best Practices

Members have access to some of the latest literature, journals, and member exclusive content through our extensive library of resources. Stay informed and current on the latest orthopaedic physiotherapy trends and obtain information on best practices for treatment and evidence-informed clinical practice.

Through local sectors, affiliated organizations, and other related groups, all of which are committed to promoting the advancement of physiotherapy across Canada, members also have access to a wide variety of events and opportunities.


Orthopaedic Division Clinical Update

The Orthopaedic Division Clinical Update (ODCU) provides a forum for informed commentary within the Orthopaedic physiotherapy community in Canada formally through written contributions and informally by encouraging thought and dialogue within the readership. Each issue includes article and abstract re-prints and original written commentary from physiotherapists dedicated to a topic clinically pertinent to Orthopaedic physiotherapy. Also included in the publication is a list of upcoming continuing education courses and news regarding the political issues confronting the Division. The ODCU is published four times a year and has a readership of more than 4,500 Orthopaedic members worldwide. Input from the membership is always encouraged.

Here is the latest issue of the Orthopaedic Division Clinical Update (ODCU). You can see previous issues here. You must login to the access the articles.

Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy

The Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy® (JOSPT®) publishes scientifically rigorous, clinically relevant content for physiotherapists and others in the health care community to advance musculoskeletal and sports-related practice globally. To this end, JOSPT features the latest evidence-based research and clinical cases in musculoskeletal health, injury, and rehabilitation, including physical therapy, orthopaedics, sports medicine, and biomechanics.

With an impact factor of 2.55, JOSPT is among the highest ranked physical therapy journals in Thomson Reuters’s Journal Citation Reports, Science Edition (2015). JOSPT stands seventh of 65 journals in the category of rehabilitation, fourteenth of 74 journals in orthopaedics, and fourteenth of 82 journals in sport sciences. JOSPT’s 5-year impact factor is 3.54.

To request access to the journal, click here.