Orthopaedic Division Review Previous Issues

Orthopaedic Division Clinical Update (ODCU) – The Cervical Spine

A Note From the Editors Vol 32 no 3 – May 2019: The Cervical spine Happy springtime to all of our NOD members! The month of May not only brings warmer weather and patients out of winter hibernation, but also the celebration of our profession. If you somehow missed the memo, May is National Physiotherapy Month!... Read more »

Orthopaedic Division Clinical Update – The Ankle

  A Note From the Editors Vol 32 no 2 – MARCH 2019: The ANKLE Happy March to all of our NOD members! We hope you enjoyed the first edition of the Orthopedic Division Clinical Update (ODCU) in January. In our previous issue, we indicated that we would be releasing content monthly. We recently created a... Read more »

Orthopaedic Division Clinical Update – The Shoulder

  A Note From the Editors Vol 32 no 1 – january 2019: The shoulder Happy New Year to all of our Orthopedic Division members! We hope you have all had safe and happy holidays, and are ready to jump into 2019. January marks our first edition of the revamped Orthopedic Division Review (ODR), which will now... Read more »

Vol31N3 – Hip Hip Hooray!

Editorial SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 2018: HIP HIP HOORAY! Examining the role of the hip in low back pain Hello everyone! 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…?”... Read more »

Vol31N2 – Vestibular Rehabilitation

  Editorial MAY-JUNE 2018: Vestibular Rehabilitation Vestibular rehabilitation is a broad concept that involves training in regards to a vestibular dysfunction, but also postural training and eliminating other causes of vertigo, dizziness or general unsteadiness. It encompasses a wide clinical range of topics. A key concept based on the articles chosen for this edition is... Read more »

Vol31N1 – Concussions

Editorial March-April 2018: Concussions In the past few years, concussions have become a mainstay topic of conversation among the media, health professionals, and the general public.The last edition of the ODR that centered around the topic of concussions was in 2011. Since then, there have been many advancements in the area of diagnosis, treatment, rules... Read more »


Orthopaedic Division Review Editorial May-June 2017 – 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. In... Read more »


Orthopaedic Division Review Editorial Mar-Apr 2017 -Electrophysical Agents: To use or not to use… Electrophysical Agents (EPA) or modalities like ultrasound (US), interferential current (IFC), and Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve… Read More Report from Chair We are three weeks away from our face-to-face Strategic Planning in Ottawa! We have been email and teleconference crazy, in preparation... Read more »


Orthopaedic Division Review Editorial Nov-Dec 2016 – Injury 3 P’s: Prediction, Prognosis and Prevention As orthopaedic physiotherapists we are all familiar with assessing an injury and working to return our patient to their previous level of function. Read More Report from Chair I’m preparing this report during our Division Chairs Committee meetings in Toronto. At... Read more »


Orthopaedic Division Review Editorial Sep-Oct 2016 – “Back” to Basics: an overview of the spine Its fall, which for many means “back to school” or maybe just “back to routines”, so for this edition of the Orthopaedic Division Review we decided to focus on the “back” or more specifically the spine. Read More Report from... Read more »