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How to Create a Winning Clinic Culture That Keeps Your Team Loyal and Engaged

Group culture is one of the most powerful forces on the planet. In this blog, we discuss the top 3 culture skills and suggestions on how to implement them with your team. You will also learn about a brand new free clinic culture series for clinic owners that we are hosting in collaboration with the Private Practice Division of the CPA and Rick Lau of CallHero.

Updated Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources for the Second Wave

The second wave of coronavirus (COVID-19) is upon us. Here is Embodia's updated resource blog for physiotherapists, clinicians, and clinic owners. Current and relevant resources for Ontario, Canada, and the world. We've also added a dose of humour and art to help you keep your sanity amidst these challenging times. Stay healthy, stay safe, stay sane.

What Is Dermoneuromodulation? Can It Change How You Practice Manual Therapy?

Do you use manual therapy in your rehabilitative healthcare practice? Do your patients sing the praises of your magical hands? Or do you worry that you don't have that special magic touch? In this blog, Diane Jacobs founder of Dermoneuromodulating (DNM) talks to us about DNM, shares some interesting insights, and answers a complex question. Will she alter some of your views on manual therapy?

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy vs. Pain Education, Do You Know Which is Best for Treating Pain?

As a rehabilitation practitioner do you use Acceptance Commitment Therapy in your rehabilitative healthcare practice? Or do you use pain education? Or do you instead opt for physical or manual therapy alone? This blog will tell you more about each of these practices, their differences, how they can improve your practice, and what the research is saying.

A Comprehensive Guide to Electrophysical Agents (EPAs)

In this blog, we will provide you with a basic overview of common Electrophysical Agents (EPAs), including what they are, what they are used for, as well as their parameters and contraindications. There is a chart included at the end of this blog with a summary of parameters for common EPAs.

How To Care For And Treat The Female Athlete

The Physio Detective, Antony Lo, leads a new online continuing education course directed at bettering the female athlete. This blog will challenge your beliefs, biases, and help you learn how to do better for your clients.

Understanding Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS) is a condition in which nerves or blood vessels that supply the upper limb become compressed in the neck near the first rib. In this blog we'll review major risk factors, the role physiotherapists have in treating TOS and how to tailor your program to reflect your unique clinical presentation..

How to Use Your Crutches

Being sent home from the hospital with a set of crutches can be challenging for individuals that aren’t used to moving that way. In this blog, we will review some key points that you can provide to your patients to help them move around with their crutches with greater ease.

Osteoporosis vs. Osteopenia: A Clinician’s Guide

With an ageing population, it is not uncommon to have an individual diagnosed with Osteoporosis or Osteopenia. In 2009, approximately 10% of Canadians over the age of 40 had Osteoporosis. In this blog, we will discuss the causes, risk factors and treatment options for Osteoporosis and Osteopenia to better equip you to answer these questions and manage your patient’s condition.

Yoga and Science in Pain Care: Can We Do Better for Those in Pain?

Are you a physiotherapist or rehabilitative practitioner who treats chronic pain patients? Research shows that Yoga provides safe, effective ways to help people with persistent pain! This blog discusses the evidence-based webinar series that will help you integrate yoga into pain management to improve your clients' outcomes and biopsychosocial spiritual determinants of health.

Do You Or Your Clients Have Bad Vagal Tone?

Could you have bad vagal tone? Could your clients have it? Check out this blog in which Dr. Ginger Garner, physiotherapist and founder of the Living Well Institute lets us know. Dr. Garner talks about the importance of the vagus nerve, the polyvagal theory, how to find your sacred space, and nervous system hacks for a better life. This is really important stuff!

A Falls Prevention Checklist

In Canada, 20-30% of seniors living in the community fall each year. This blog will provide you with falls prevention strategies to help you educate your patients on how to prevent falls, and information on exercise-based falls prevention programs.

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