October 2019

MAXIMIZING OUR POTENTIAL AT PHYSIO NORTH 2019

2019-10-22T14:42:56-05:00October 22nd, 2019|District Event, Leadership, Professional Development|

Physio North is a biannual conference launched in the 1990s to enrich, empower and encourage physiotherapists and physiotherapist assistants working in northern Ontario. This September, we had more than 30 people register for Physio North 2019. Our theme was Maximizing Our Potential. Traditionally, we are a profession that constantly tries to maximize our clients' [...]

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OPA AT AFHTO

2019-10-15T09:17:45-05:00October 15th, 2019|Leadership, Professional Development, Volunteers|

This year OPA once again exhibited at the Association of Family Health Teams of Ontario (AFHTO) conference: Health System Integration Built on The Foundation of Team-Based Primary Health Care, which took place September 19-20, 2019.  This was the fifth year in a row that OPA exhibited at this particular conference. I had the pleasure [...]

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OPA’S AWARD WINNING CAMPAIGN

2019-10-15T09:20:19-05:00October 1st, 2019|Awareness Campaign|

We are very excited to share that digital marketing agency, Phanta Media and the Ontario Physiotherapy Association were awarded  a 2019 GOLD Telly Award in the category of ‘Online Commercials – Campaign Promotion’for our #PhysioHelpsLives ‘Pain Face’campaign. The international Telly Awards have been honoring excellence in video and television across all screens since 1979 [...]

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TREATING UNDERLYING CAUSES OF WOUNDS

2019-10-01T12:06:56-05:00October 1st, 2019|Professional Development|

I am a registered physiotherapist and I have been working in long-term care (LTC) and geriatric rehabilitation for 13 years. Working with a fragile geriatric population means that at any one time a significant number of my patients have open wounds. I have had many patients whose course in rehab has been greatly affected [...]

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