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Explore: Comprehensive Clinical Pilates Training (SPRING 2024)

Are you looking to use Pilates to support patient rehabilitation in your clinical practice? This course explores comprehensive Pilates mat, Reformer, Trapeze Table and Wunda Chair repertoire. You'll improve your movement analysis and clinical reasoning skills in order to adapt and create new exercises to enhance your practice and improve patient outcomes. Course Objectives: You’ll […]

Self- Paced Treating Persistent Post Concussion Symptoms Course

🧠 Do you treat patients with persistent post concussion symptoms? 🤕🚑 🌐 Key Points: -SCAT6 is for acute phase use, its valid ideally within 72 hours (3 days) up to 7 days post-injury ⏰ -Persistent symptoms beyond 2–3 months may warrant referral to specialist health service 🩺 -These patients present in a complex manner or […]

Dry Needling Level 1

Dry Needling training and certification starts with Acupuncture Canada’s Dry Needling Level 1 (DN1) course. Dry Needling Level 1 presents the concepts and theories regarding myofascial trigger points and the mechanism of action of dry needling from a clinical and evidence-informed approach. A selection of common conditions will be addressed with skills applications of selected muscles. Safety […]

Virtual & In-Person ConnectTherapy™ & the Thorax, Vancouver

​​​​​​Do you see the thoracic spine and ribcage like a “black box”? Are you puzzled by clinical experiences where patients with seemingly similar symptoms respond very differently to techniques like thoracic manipulation and mobilization? Looking for a framework that is functional, patient-centred and grounded in clinical reasoning and research?  Then this is the course for you! […]

NOI Presents: Bodily Relearning with Benjamin Boyd, PT, DPTSc (Vancouver, BC)

Bodily Relearning is an all-new course offered by Noigroup based on and supported by the Bodily Relearning book  by author, educator, and physical therapist Benjamin Boyd, PT, DPTSc . In this interactive course, we will explore how to help those in pain gain insight, knowledge, and understanding about how bodily protection systems operate and how […]

McKenzie MDT Part A: Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy – Kelowna

Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy® MDT:  A reliable assessment & classification system for the spine & extremities, that leads you to an effective treatment strategy for your patients.  To be effective, treatment strategies first require a thorough and accurate assessment. Backed by years of research, evidence and clinical practice. Now is the perfect time to discover why thousands […]

Retired Physiotherapists Group Annual Gathering

All physiotherapists working and retired are welcome, please pass on this notice to your friends and colleagues. The event will take place Thursday April 18th at 12:00pm at the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club. Payment by cheque  $55.00 CDN payable to RPGBC Mail to: Brenda Hudson 767 59th Ave E, Vancouver, V5X 1Y5 or by e-transfer […]

Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization course A with Jana Vesela MPT

The nervous system establishes programs that control human posture, movement, and gait. This ‘motor control’ is largely established during the first critical years of life. Therefore, the “Prague School” emphasizes neurodevelopmental aspects of motor control in order to assess and restore dysfunction of the locomotor system and associated syndromes. The “Prague School” of Rehabilitation and […]