Physiotherapy is already a pretty eco-friendly profession (yay us!). However, experts predict that a 70% reduction in CO2 emissions needs to be achieved by 2050 to mitigate the dire consequences of climate change. We can always do more to take care of our patients and our world. This blog will give you some expert tips on how you can help save the world. Be the change!
Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) is a disease that weakens the connective tissue of your body. It is a condition that you have very likely seen in your clinical practice but may not be aware of, which is why you should check this physiotherapy blog.
In a female-dominated profession, pelvic floor PTs treating males are hard to come by. This can result in men not receiving the help they need, withdrawing and having a decreased quality of life. This blog is based on our course, Male Pelvic Health, and focuses on prostate cancer and what PTs can do to help men pre- and post-operatively. Men have pelvic floors too!
So many patients feel frustrated because they haven't had their foundational questions about their pain answered after years of physical therapy. Do you know what these questions are? Learn what patients want to know about pain and how you can help them. We also threw in a little Italian history at no extra cost.
Are you a physiotherapist resident or internationally trained PT trying to get licensed in Canada? Are you feeling stressed, confused or overwhelmed? Looking for some clarity about licensing? Looking to increase your chances of passing the Canadian Physiotherapy Competency Exam (PCE)? Read this blog for some great tips and updates from practicing Canadian PTs. Let’s get you licensed!
To honour the accomplishments of Black Canadians, in February, we celebrate Black Futures/Histories Month. Learn about Black History Month, levels of racism, anti-Black racism in the physiotherapy profession and get to know a few Canadian Black-owned PT practices, all-star PTs, and organizations.
Postpartum sex. It can feel different, better, worse. You might not want to have it, or you might want to have it all the time. It's all completely understandable. We are human, after all. Learn about factors affecting postpartum sex and what can be done to improve and keep it pain-free.
Tired of COVID? Sometimes it feels like it has been here for 65 million years. Learn about the likelihood of future pandemics, current telerehab research and how to start using Embodia’s telerehab platform. Today’s blog also offers a trip down memory lane and some useful telerehab resources for PTs.
The general Zoom account are not subject to the same privacy and security obligations that Zoom healthcare requires. Embodia entered into a HIPAA Business Associate Agreement with Zoom that lists their obligation to keep Zoom for Healthcare secure and compliant. Read this blog for additional information on how we are ensuring HIPAA, PIPEDA compliance
Incorporation, what is all the buzz about? Should you even bother? Learn the basic why’s, when’s, and how’s of incorporation in Canada as they relate to physiotherapists.
One of the most complex joins in the human body is the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). In this blog, we discuss physiotherapy assessment and management techniques taught by Bahram Jam, physiotherapist and Founder of the Advanced Physical Therapy Education Institute (APTEI), for the evaluation and treatment of TMJ pain.
Did you learn about the McKenzie Method in your physio program? Chances are you only heard of it in passing. This blog aims to present the Method and clear up common misconceptions surrounding it.