Orthopaedic Division Review Previous Issues

Vol27N2

Orthopaedic Division Review Editorial May – June 2014 – Advanced Practice Physical Therapy When we started to work on this edition back in the fall, we had the goal of clarifying what Advanced Practice Physical Therapy (APP) meant across Canada. With this goal in mind, we sought to find answers though interviewing clinicians, contacting provincial... Read more »

Vol27N1

March – April 2014 – Nutrition and Tissue Healing This spring, we at the Orthopaedic Division Review (ODR) would like you to take a step back and reflect on how much proper nutrition can affect your treatment plans. How much do you know about nutrition and tissue healing? Can you name any dietary factors that... Read more »

Vol26N4

Nov – Dec 2013 – Myofascial Pain What is your comfort level with treating myofascial dysfunction? What techniques do you use? What techniques are the most effective? We were inspired in creation of this edition of the Orthopaedic Division Review by the theme of next year’s symposium, where myofascial pain and treatment will have a... Read more »

Vol26N3

Sep – Oct 2013 – Neurodynamics It always seems to me September is a month of change. As students return to the classroom and summer transitions into fall, the weather, our surroundings, and our lifestyles all change. This edition also brings with it change. Thanks to the feedback of our membership, we have elected to... Read more »

Vol26N2

May – June 2013 – Editorial The topic of TMJ management is the focus of this edition of the Orthopaedic Division Review (ODR). Treatment of this region has been an interest of mine for quite some time, and I am excited to present some current evidence in this field! Temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMD) can be... Read more »

Vol26N1

March – April 2013 – Editorial I have dedicated my final edition of the Orthopaedic Division Review to my first love… running. For me there is nothing more freeing than feeling the ground under my feet; just me and the elements on a long difficult run.And as one of the fastest growing sports worldwide, many... Read more »

Vol25N4

Nov – Dec 2012 – Editorial This edition of the Orthopedic Division Review (ODR)was inspired by an exceptional panel discussion that occurred at the International Federation of Manual and Manipulative Physical Therapists (IFOMPT) Conference in Quebec City regarding tendinopathy. Read More.. CURRENT ISSUE: Nov – Dec 2012 Volume 25, No. 4 Greetings to all! Since... Read more »

Vol25N3

Sep – Oct 2012 – Editorial Low back pain (LBP) represents up to 50 percent of patients seeking out-patient physical therapy services, yet little consensus exists in the literature as to the most appropriate conservative care management techniques.1, 2 One proposed explanation suggests study sample inclusion criteria are traditionally Read More.. CURRENT ISSUE: Sep –... Read more »

Vol25N2

May – June 2012 – Editorial Evidence-based medicine (EBM) is the “conscientious, explicit, and judicious use of current best evidence in making decisions about the care of individual patients.”1 It’s about doing the right thing, for the right patient, at the right time.2 Read More.. CURRENT ISSUE: May – June 2012 Volume 25, No. 2... Read more »

Vol25N1

March – April 2012 – Editorial Ankle injuries are among the most common injuries that orthopedic physiotherapists treat on a day-to-day basis. The most common of these injuries are the ankle sprain and ankle fracture. An ankle sprain obviously results in an acute injury but in some cases this can lead to chronic ankle instability.... Read more »